Ex-SAS explorer Baron and his son Greg have been sent to the African jungle to find a lost TV crew. The crew were looking for a living dinosaur that is said to lurk in the vast jungle swamp. Baron and Greg start on a search that brings them face to face with the mysterious ancient terrors of the swamp. And it could cost them their lives. Action! Adventure! Danger! This standalone book from Jonny Zucker's Toxic series is a fast-moving chapter book, filled with high-quality black and white illustrations to grab readers' attention. The Toxic series reads are ideal for reluctant and struggling readers who are enthused by short, fast-paced adventure stories. The cliff-hanger at the end of nearly every chapter certainly helps!
John Townsend was born in Chelmsford, Essex, and discovered his enchantment with books at an early age. As a child, he wrote mini dramas, silly poems and stories to tell the cat. Whether or not the cat wanted to hear them is another matter! His love of hiking and the outdoors led him to become a geography teacher in Gloucestershire, writing pantomimes and plays for the annual drama productions. His first publication was inspired by his rusty old Morris Minor, and nearly 200 books later, he is now a full-time writer. Mainly focusing on non-fiction, he is a National Literacy Trust 'Reading Champion', and runs boys' literacy projects in schools.