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US publication of The Lightning Catcher

THE LIGHTNING CATCHER by Anne CameronCongratulations to Anne Cameron on the day of US publication of her debut novel for 9-12 year olds, THE LIGHTNING CATCHER.  This is the first in a four book action-packed series about friendship, the wonder of science, and extreme weather. HarperCollins/Greenwillow  have published in America, ahead of the UK.

It’s a thrilling story of eleven-year-old Angus, an ordinary boy who discovers he is a Storm Prophet, someone with the rare ability to predict and control extreme weather.  While learning about his powers at the Perilous Exploratorium for Weather and Vicious Storms on the island of Imbur, Angus finds out his parents are also far from ordinary.  His mum and dad are Lightning Catchers – and they’ve been kidnapped….It’s up to Angus to rescue them.

Be prepared for 1. Extreme weather, 2. Extreme action, 3. Extreme laughter, 4. Extreme friendship and 5. Extreme danger.  Proceed at your own risk!