Swimming Against the Storm

Swimming Against the Storm

Children's, Age 9-12
Paperback Published on: 04/04/2019
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Swimming Against the Storm
Everything is at risk in this swampland adventure!
With each of her books, Jess Butterworth transports you right to the heart of a place and its people. Here, I felt I was really getting to know the lives, ... READ MORE
Rachael at Altrincham
Swimming Against the Storm
A Great Swamp Jungle Adventure
Eliza is 12 and about to go shrimping for the first time with her mother and father, her sister Avery is 2 years younger will have to stay at home with the... READ MORE
Nicole @WstonesHemel


An adventure story set in the swamplands of Louisiana about sisters, rising sea-levels and saving the environment, perfect for fans of Katherine Rundell and Lauren St John.

Our land is sinking. It's disappearing into the water. And no one knows how to save it.

Twelve-year-old Eliza and her sister Avery have lived their entire lives in a small fishing village on the coast of Louisiana, growing up alongside turtles, pelicans and porpoises. But now, with sea levels rising, their home is at risk of being swept away.

Determined to save the land, Eliza and her younger sister Avery secretly go searching in the swamp for the dangerous, wolf-like loup-garou. If they can prove this legendary creature exists, they're sure that the government will have to protect its habitat - and their community.

But there's one problem: the loup-garou has never been seen before. And with a tropical storm approaching and the sisters deep, deep in the swampland, soon it's not just their home at risk, but their lives as well...

  • Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
  • ISBN: 9781510105485
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Weight: 209g
  • Dimensions: 197 x 130 x 18 mm

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