A group of children are stranded on an uninhabited island with a mysterious treasure map in this typically assured and delightfully funny tale from the author of Millions and Framed.
Waterstones Children's Book of the Month for May 2022
Packed with mystery, adventure and laughs, Noah's Gold is the exciting new novel from the bestselling, multi-award-winning author of Millions and Cosmic, Frank Cottrell-Boyce. Fully illustrated in black and white throughout by Steven Lenton, this is perfect for readers of 9+.
Being the smallest doesn't stop you having the biggest ideas.
Eleven-year old Noah sneaks along on his big sister's geography field trip. Everything goes wrong! Six kids are marooned on an uninhabited island. Their teacher has vanished. They're hungry. Their phones don't work and Noah has broken the internet. There's no way of contacting home ... Disaster!
Until Noah discovers a treasure map and the gang goes in search of gold.
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 218 g
Dimensions: 196 x 129 x 19 mm
'Another brilliantly entertaining & thought provoking book from the master storyteller Frank Cottrell-Boyce. Once again I am in total awe.' - David Walliams
'Proper, sparkly, witty, enticing storytelling ... It's perfect.' - Hilary McKay
'A writer of comic genius - he has something of Roald Dahl's magic, but more heart' - The Sunday Telegraph
'A laugh-out-loud writer' - The Guardian
'Frank Cottrell-Boyce's stories make you laugh and cry. He's the real deal for children of eight and over.' - Amanda Craig, The Guardian
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