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Wildboy: The boy who walked around New Zealand

Wildboy: The boy who walked around New Zealand
 

"This is the true story of Brando Yelavich, also known as Wildboy, who slept in a tent, hunted and fished for his food and came up close to seals and sharks on his 8000 km journey around the coast of New Zealand. His epic story will capture the imagination of any kid who, like Br... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780143772453
Barcode 9780143772453
Published 2 April 2018 by Penguin
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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Author(s) By Yelavich, Brando
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ISBN-13 9780143772453
ISBN-10 0143772457
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 7-15 working days
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Puffin
Publication Date 2 April 2018
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Yelavich, Brando
Category General Picture Books
True Stories (Of Endurance and Survival)
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Interest Age 2-6 years
Reading Age 2-6 years
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 245mm
Height: 260mm
Spine: 6mm
Weight 205g
Dewey Code 796.5092
Catalogue Code 899589

Description of this Book

I had a really BIG dream.I wanted to go on a MASSIVE adventure! This is the true story of Brando Yelavich, also known as Wildboy, who slept in a tent, hunted and fished for his food and came up close to seals and sharks on his 8000 km journey around the coast of New Zealand. His epic story will capture the imagination of any kid who, like Brando, longs for adventure in the great outdoors.Throughout the book readers will fall in love with the amazing scenery and enjoy spotting the New Zealand wildlife. And they'll have loads of fun finding the compass hidden on every page!

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Author's Bio

Brando Yelavich was born in Auckland where he spent most of his school years, slowly falling off the rails. A life-changing journey taught him much about life and gave him the foundations to grow into a successful explorer and motivational speaker. In 2015 he published a bestselling memoir, Wildboy- An Epic Trek around the Coast of New Zealand and his follow up, To the Edge and Back was published in 2017. You can follow Brando at Wildboyadventures.com Donella Yelavich is an artist and event stylist based in Waimauku, Auckland. She was very excited to be able to illustrate her first children's book relaying the story of her son's great adventure into the wild.

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