The Call of the Wild  -     By: Jack London
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The Call of the Wild

Puffin / 2008 / Paperback

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Take a trek with Buck the dog and await the call of the wild!

Life is good for Buck in Santa Clara Valley, where he spends his days eating and sleeping in the golden sunshine. But one day a treacherous act of betrayal leads to his kidnap, and he is forced into a life of action and danger. Dragged away to be a sledge dog in the harsh and freezing-cold Yukon, Buck must fight for his survival. Can he rise above his enemies and become the master of his realm once again.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 160
Vendor: Puffin
Publication Date: 2008
Dimensions: 7.00 X 5.00 (inches)
ISBN: 0141321059
ISBN-13: 9780141321059
Availability: In Stock
Ages: 8-12
Series: Puffin Classics

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Puffin Classics: the stories you love, the name you trust.
 
Part St. Bernard, part Scotch shepherd, Buck is a sturdy crossbreed canine accustomed to a comfortable life as a family dog—until he's seized from his pampered surroundings and shipped to Alaska to be a sled dog. There, the forbidding landscape is as harsh as life itself during the gold rush of the 1890s. Forced to function in a climate where every day is a savage struggle for survival, Buck adapts quickly. Traces of his earlier existence are obliterated and he reverts to his dormant primeval instincts, encountering danger and adventure as he becomes the leader of a wolf pack and undertakes a journey of nearly mythical proportions.
 
Superb details, taken from Jack London's firsthand knowledge of Alaskan frontier life, make this classic tale of endurance as gripping today as it was over a century ago. One of literature's most popular and exciting adventure stories, The Call of the Wild is a children’s classic that will inspire imaginations generation after generation.
 
Includes behind-the-scenes information, including an author profile, a guide to who’s who, activities and more!

Author Bio

John Griffith "Jack" London (1876–1916) is an American author, journalist, and social activist. Some of his most famous works include The Call of the Wild and White Fang, as well as the short stories "To Build a Fire", "An Odyssey of the North", and "Love of Life".
 
Melvin Burgess has written several novels for children, three of which were shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal. He lives in the north of England with his son, a cat, and a tarantula.

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