Upside Down in the Jungle
Helen Phillips
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UK Price: £6.99
Format: Paperback
Age: 10+
Size: 198x129mm
Extent: 352pp
ISBN: 978-1-908435-28-6
Publication date: March 2013
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When Mad and Roo receive The Very Strange and Incredibly Creepy Letter from their missing ornithologist father, the sisters set out to Costa Rica to investigate.

 

With the help of a golden-eyed boy, some magic jungle flowers that grow on Roo’s toes and tremendous bravery, the girls must fight to save their father.

 

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'Brimming with surprise and grand adventure. Brave, smart, and full of heart, Madeline and Ruby are a gust of fresh air.'
Rebecca Stead, Author

So here we are on this shaky little plane high above the jungle, which is kind of (very) scary. On our first flight Roo got the window seat the whole

"The setting came to me first – a magical rainforest on the flanks of a smoking volcano. I knew that Mad’s dad had ‘disappeared’ into the rainforest, and I knew that Mad would need a courageous sidekick – her little sister Roo (who’s largely based on my own younger sister!)."

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