The Wilderness War

This place is ours and we'll fight to keep it!

Author Julia Green

Suitable for:  9+

Price:  £6.99

ISBN: 978-0-19-274365-7
Publication date: 02/06/2016
Paperback: 320 pages
Dimensions: 198x129mm

Also available as an ebook
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Noah is looking forward to spending the summer in the Wilderness - a strip of wild land across from his house. The Wilderness means freedom . . . climbing trees, sleeping under the stars, spotting a deer, feeding the birds. But Noah discovers that there are plans afoot to destroy the Wilderness. He'll have to fight to save it. This means war.


  • A celebration of the wild outdoors and the freedom to explore it at will.
  • Julia Green evokes the natural world with her wonderfully lyrical writing style.
  • A pacy, exciting story. Will the kids save their Wilderness?
  • Extra material at the back of the book includes fun ideas on how to make the most of our wild spaces.
  • Celebrates the value of wild spaces addressing some themes being explored by the Forest School movement, Project Wildthing, and the National Wildlife Trust.
  • From the author of Seal Island, full of the same evocative descriptions of wildlife and nature, but for a 9+ audience.

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  • 'A feel-good tale about standing up for what you believe in and celebrating the outdoors.' - The Bookseller
  • Praise for Seal Island:'Julia Green has a wonderful way of incorporating the sea, the wind, the rocks and sand and the sunshine into her stories and this one is no exception. You'll feel very much part of the Seal Island.' - Amazon Reviewer
  • Praise for Seal Island:'This is a beautifully-written book, with evocative descriptions of wildlife and nature . . . It's wonderful to come across talented children's authors such as Julia Green - she writes such beautiful books that have depth and meaning to them.' - Amazon Reviewer
  • Praise for Tilly's Moonlight Fox: 'Resonating with a timeless, magical feel, and with echoes of classics like Tom's Midnight Garden, Green writes of family secrets and wild foxes in this outstanding novel for younger readers.' - Bookseller
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