Valley of the Ancients

David Alric
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Jurassic Park meets Doctor Doolittle in this spell-binding, colourful and exciting adventure packed with interesting facts, fearsome creatures and beautiful illustrations.

In a London suburb two families guarding an extraordinary secret, plan an epic journey to a lost crater in the Amazon jungle. Their mission: to discover whether dinosaurs still exist on earth.

Thousands of miles away, in a Brazilian high-security prison, a gang of ruthless criminals hatch plans of escape and murder.

In a nearby university laboratory, a brilliant but evil professor becomes obsessed by one of the most incredible inventions in human history

Soon, all their destinies become inextricably linked in a violent and mortal struggle. The outcome will affect the lives of countless people, all over the world.

Author bio:

David is a respected radiologist. He has published over 100 articles and books on radiology, angiography and cardiovascular physiology and has won numerous awards and prizes. He is a former Emeritus Professor of Imaging at the University of London, and Vice-Chairman of the Division of Investigative Sciences of the Imperial College School of Medicine. He is married with three children and five grandchildren.

Category: Children's fiction
ISBN: 9780571234882
Edition No: 1
Publisher: Faber
Imprint: Faber Children PB
Pub Date: June 2008
Page Extent: 320
Format: Paperback
Age: 10 - 12
Subject: Children's fiction