Hatchet: 30th Anniversary Edition (Signed Book)

Hatchet: 30th Anniversary Edition (Signed Book)

by Gary Paulsen

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Overview

Celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of the Newbery Honor–winning survival novel Hatchet with a pocket-sized edition perfect for travelers to take along on their own adventures. This special anniversary edition includes a new introduction and commentary by author Gary Paulsen, pen-and-ink illustrations by Drew Willis, and a water resistant cover. Hatchet has also been nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read.

Thirteen-year-old Brian Robeson, haunted by his secret knowledge of his mother’s infidelity, is traveling by single-engine plane to visit his father for the first time since the divorce. When the plane crashes, killing the pilot, the sole survivor is Brian. He is alone in the Canadian wilderness with nothing but his clothing, a tattered windbreaker, and the hatchet his mother had given him as a present.

At first consumed by despair and self-pity, Brian slowly learns survival skills—how to make a shelter for himself, how to hunt and fish and forage for food, how to make a fire—and even finds the courage to start over from scratch when a tornado ravages his campsite. When Brian is finally rescued after fifty-four days in the wild, he emerges from his ordeal with new patience and maturity, and a greater understanding of himself and his parents.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781534463882
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
Publication date: 11/16/2019
Series: Brian's Saga Series , #1
Edition description: Signed Edition
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 831
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

About the Author

Gary Paulsen is one of the most honored writers of contemporary literature for young readers, author of three Newbery Honor titles, Dogsong, Hatchet, and The Winter Room. He has written over 100 books for adults and young readers. He divides his time among Alaska, New Mexico, Minnesota, and the Pacific.

Drew Willis is an art director and illustrator working in New York City. Visit him at DrewWillis.com.

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JohnG20 More than 1 year ago
This is just an awesome book all around. If you liked the movie cast away with tom hanks you will really enjoy this. I consider it a MUST read, and a great addition to anyones collection.