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y separately published work icon Race to the End of the World single work   children's fiction   children's   adventure  
Is part of The Mapmaker Chronicles A. L. Tait , 2014 series - author children's fiction (number 1 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2014... 2014 Race to the End of the World
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'A map of the world? Why did the King need one of those? Besides, everyone knew that if you went too far in either direction you'd fall off the edge, and if that didn't kill you Genesi the dragon of death would be waiting.

'The King is determined to discover what lies beyond the known world, and has promised a handsome prize to the ship's captain who can bring him a map of the whole globe. To do that, they'll need mapmakers - and 14-year-old Quinn is shocked to be one of the chosen. While his older brothers long for adventure, Quinn is content with a quiet life on the farm, but when word of his special talent gets out, he has no choice but to pack his bags and join the mismatched crew of slaves and stowaways on board the Libertas.

'The other competitors will do anything to win, but the greatest danger may come from the strange sea monster hot on their tail or the mysterious unchartered lands for which they are bound. Nobody knows what lies off the edge of the map, but Quinn is about to find out that it's more than anyone bargained for... (Publisher's abstract)

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  • Also dyslexic edition
  • Also braille.
  • Also large print.

Works about this Work

Tessa’s Best of 2016 Tessa Wooldridge , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time , December 2016;

— Review of His Natural Life Marcus Clarke , 1870-1872 single work novel ; Race to the End of the World A. L. Tait , 2014 single work children's fiction
Review : Race to the End of the World and Prisoner of the Black Hawk Lyn Linning , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking about Books for Children , May vol. 30 no. 2 2015; (p. 39)

— Review of Race to the End of the World A. L. Tait , 2014 single work children's fiction ; Prisoner of the Black Hawk A. L. Tait , 2015 single work children's fiction
Race to the End of the World by A.L.Tait Hilary Smillie , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Buzz Words , November 2014;

— Review of Race to the End of the World A. L. Tait , 2014 single work children's fiction
Race to the End of the World by A.L.Tait Hilary Smillie , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Buzz Words , November 2014;

— Review of Race to the End of the World A. L. Tait , 2014 single work children's fiction
Review : Race to the End of the World and Prisoner of the Black Hawk Lyn Linning , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking about Books for Children , May vol. 30 no. 2 2015; (p. 39)

— Review of Race to the End of the World A. L. Tait , 2014 single work children's fiction ; Prisoner of the Black Hawk A. L. Tait , 2015 single work children's fiction
Tessa’s Best of 2016 Tessa Wooldridge , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time , December 2016;

— Review of His Natural Life Marcus Clarke , 1870-1872 single work novel ; Race to the End of the World A. L. Tait , 2014 single work children's fiction
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