Welcome to Trashland

Steve Cole, illustrated by Oriol Vidal
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A search for treasure reveals the toxic consequences of modern life in this thrilling adventure set against the backdrop of the world's largest e-waste dump.

A search for treasure reveals the toxic consequences of modern life in this thrilling adventure set against the backdrop of the world's largest e-waste dump.

Theo lives and works in Agbogbloshie in Ghana, a vast dumping ground for the world's broken electronics. He spends his days scouring the trash for scraps of metal to sell for cash, while dreaming of going to school and escaping this harsh life. The money Theo makes is barely enough to pay for lessons, so when Emmanuel turns up with talk of buried treasure, Theo sees a chance to get out of Trashland.

But Emmanuel's presence draws the attention of a local gang, and Theo starts to wonder if his new friend is keeping dangerous secrets ...

Author bio:

Steve Cole is a bestselling children's author. His various book series include Z. Rex, Thieves Like Us, Doctor Who, the three million copy selling Young Bond series. In other careers he has worked as an editor of books and magazines for readers of all ages. Steve lives in Aylesbury.

Category: Children’s & educational
ISBN: 9781781129821
Publisher: Faber Factory
Imprint: Barrington Stoke
Pub Date: September 2021
Page Extent: 128
Format: Paperback - B format
Age: 8 - 12
Subject: Social issues: environment & green issues (Children's / Teenage)