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400 Minutes of Danger (Countdown to Disaster 2), Volume 2

Jack Heath


List Price: 7.95*
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Ten life-or-death situations. Ten brave kids. Ten linked stories. Each ordinary hero in this thrilling middle-grade adventure collection has only 40 minutes to escape

Brad has fallen into a lion enclosure, and the big cats are hungry. Charith has to take the wheel of an out-of-control bus after an explosion. Tak's class trip to an army base is interrupted by an experimental military robot that's hunting them. How will they save themselves? This fast-paced short story collection stars everyday young heroes who must fight to survive . . . with only 40 minutes to figure out how to escape Kids will be on the edge of their seats following these ten linked stories--even as a clock on the margins of every page counts down the seconds.

Sterling Children's Books, 9781454938392, 192pp.

Publication Date: November 17, 2020

About the Author

Jack Heath is the internationally bestselling author of more than 25 action-packed books for kids. He lives in Gungahlin, Australia, and can be found online at and on Twitter @JackHeathWriter.