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The Hunger Games - 3 x Paperback Boxed Set

The Hunger Games - 3 x Paperback Boxed Set 3

Special Edition Slipcase

by Suzanne Collins

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 01/06/2018

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In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts.

The Capitol is harsh and cruel and keeps the districts in line by forcing each of them to send one boy and one girl between the ages of twelve and eighteen to participate in the annual Hunger Games, a fight to the death on live TV.

Sixteenyear- old Katniss Everdeen, who lives alone with her mother and younger sister, regards it as a death sentence when she is forced to represent her district in the Games.

ISBN:
9781742835327
9781742835327
Category:
General fiction (Children's / Teenage)
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
01-06-2018
Publisher:
Scholastic Australia
Country of origin:
Australia
Dimensions (mm):
202x136x98mm
Weight:
1.36kg
Suzanne Collins

Since 1991, Suzanne Collins has been busy writing for children's television. She has worked on the staffs of several Nickelodeon shows, including the Emmy-nominated hit Clarissa Explains it All and The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo. For preschool viewers, she penned multiple stories for the Emmy-nominated Little Bear and Oswald. She also co-wrote the critically acclaimed Rankin/Bass Christmas special, Santa, Baby! Most recently she was the Head Writer for Scholastic Entertainments Clifford's Puppy Days, and a freelancer on Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!

While working on a Kids WB show called Generation O! she met childrens author James Proimos, who talked her into giving children's books a try.

Thinking one day about Alice in Wonderland, she was struck by how pastoral the setting must seem to kids who, like her own, lived in urban surroundings. In New York City, you're much more likely to fall down a manhole than a rabbit hole and, if you do, you're not going to find a tea party. What you might find...? Well, that's the story of Gregor the Overlander, the first book in her five-part fantasy/war series, The Underland Chronicles.

Her next series, The Hunger Games Trilogy, is an international bestseller.

At present, Suzanne is at work on a picture book with James Proimos. She currently lives in Connecticut with her family and a pair of feral kittens they adopted from their backyard.

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  • Hunger games series

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    Apresent for grand daughter. She hasn't stopped talking about it

  • The Hunger Games

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    An amazing book series for teens and adults.

  • Young adult fiction? It's for everyone.

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    Buy the box set. Trust me. I had the collection and read the third installment first, and only found out a few pages from the end. That aside, the stories held up well and you can probably read them in any order, as they stand up on their own.

    The target is young-adult or teenagers, but I’m well older than that and I liked it. For some reason your modern dystopian stories are written by women, and Suzanne Collins joins J K Rowling as another expert in the craft.