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Weet Alone

by John Wilson

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list price: $8.95
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published: Nov 1999
ISBN:9780929141688
publisher: Dundurn
imprint: Napoleon and Co
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In the final book of the Weet trilogy, Eric, Rose and Sally are once more thrown backwards in a skiing accident to Weet's time, where mysterious meteor showers have been increasing in frequency and violence. Eric has the unenviable task of telling his friend that the world he has grown up in is destined to be destroyed by a gigantic meteorite, wiping out much of the life on earth. Little does Eric know that the catastrophic event will occur soon after their arrival! Along with Weet, his friend Saar and pet Sinor, the children must try to survive the destruction, and Weet and Saar must find the strength to rebuild their lives and lead their people in a world that has changed forever.

About the Author

John Wilson is the author of numerous books of historical fiction for children and young adults. Wilson’s Fields of Conflict series (which includes The Flags of War, Flames of the Tiger, and And in the Morning) explores the impact of war on ordinary people and makes history come alive for his young audiences. He lives in Lantzville, BC. For more information, visit johnwilsonauthor.com.

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Contributor Notes

John Wilson was born in 1951 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He did his early growing up on the Island of Skye and in Paisley, near Glasgow. From 1969 to 1974, he attended the University of St. Andrews where he took an Honours B.Sc.. in Geology and never played golf once. He took a position with the Geological Survey of Rhodesia (Zimbabwe). In his two years there, he mapped rocks, dodged land mines and watched the country sink ever deeper into civil war. Shortly before he was due to be called into the army, John retreated back to Britain on his way to the safety of Canada. He settled on Calgary where geology was booming and the only danger was freezing to death in January. In 1979, he moved to Edmonton to take up a post with the Alberta Geological Survey. In 1988 he sold a feature article to the Globe and Mail. This fueled a smouldering mid-life crisis and he took up freelance writing full-time. With some success, John mined the experiences of his travels for articles, journalism and photo essays. He even began to express himself poetically and, with a young family, began writing children's stories. He moved to Nanaimo and then Lantzville on Vancouver Island. John has been widely published by a number of Canadian presses, with his accolades including a shortlisting for the Governor General’s Award.

Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
9 to 12
Grade:
4 to 7
Reading age:
9 to 12
Editorial Review

"Exciting and the relationships between the humanoid dinosaurs and the young humans are believable and noteworthy. Recommended."

— Canadian Book Review Annual.

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