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The book that began the series that became the legend ...

NOW A MAJOR TELEVISION SERIES

"The best series for Australian teens of all time." The Age

"Compulsively readable" New York Times

Somewhere out there Ellie and her friends are hiding.

They're shocked, they're frightened, they're alone.

Their world has changed, with the speed of a slamming door.

They've got no weapons - except courage.

They've got no help - except themselves.

They've got nothing - except friendship.

How strong can you be, when the world is full of people trying to kill you?

Fans of Veronica Roth, Suzanne Collins and John Flanagan will love John Marsden.

Book Information

  • ISBN: 9781743548493
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pub Date: 22/03/2016
  • Category: Fiction & related items / War & combat fiction
    Fiction & related items / Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
    Children's, Teenage & educational / Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage)
    Children's, Teenage & educational / General fiction (Children's / Teenage)
    Teenage & Young Adult Fiction / Young Adult
  • Imprint: Pan Australia
  • Pages: 304
  • Price: $18.99

The book that began the series that became the legend ...

NOW A MAJOR TELEVISION SERIES

"The best series for Australian teens of all time." The Age

"Compulsively readable" New York Times

Somewhere out there Ellie and her friends are hiding.

They're shocked, they're frightened, they're alone.

Their world has changed, with the speed of a slamming door.

They've got no weapons - except courage.

They've got no help - except themselves.

They've got nothing - except friendship.

How strong can you be, when the world is full of people trying to kill you?

Fans of Veronica Roth, Suzanne Collins and John Flanagan will love John Marsden.

Author Information

John Marsden has written more than 40 books, mostly for teenagers and children, including Tomorrow When the War Began, So Much to Tell You, and Letters from the Inside. He has sold over five million books worldwide, and has won every major award in Australia for young people's fiction.

South of Darkness, written for adults, won the Christina Stead Award for Best Novel of 2015. In August 2019, John's newest book, The Art of Growing Up, a non-fiction work about education and parenting, will be published.

John's passionate interest in education led him to start two schools, Candlebark, on a vast forested estate near Romsey Victoria, and Alice Miller, at Macedon, a Year 7-12 school with a particular emphasis on the creative arts. The two schools enrol 380 students in 2019.

AUTHOR EVENTS

24 July 2019

Join bestselling author John Marsden at the Wheeler Centre in conversation with 15-year-old student Sumeya Yussuf, as he chats about his brand new book, The Art of Growing Up.

7:15 PM

The Wheeler Centre
176 Little Lonsdale Street Melbourne VIC 3000 Website



1 August 2019

Join John Marsden at Byron Bay Writers Festival event The Art of Growing UP as he discusses his new book THE ART OF GROWING UP.

12:10 PM

Greenstone Partners Marquee
144 Bayshore Dr Byron Bay NSW 2481 Website



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