The Lost Child of Chernobyl

Author(s): Helen Bate


One April night, people living near Chernobyl see a great flash in the sky...Everyone is told to move out of the forbidden zone around the destroyed nuclear reactor, but two stubborn old ladies, Anna and Klara, refuse to leave. Nine years later, the forest wolves bring a ragged child to their - a child who has been living with wolves in the forbidden zone. Who is the lost child of Chernobyl and will Anna and Klara be able to find the child's family after all this time? Inspired by the real events of the global environmental disaster at Chernobyl in April 1986, this haunting and deeply relevant graphic novel is about the place of humans in the natural world, about healing, survival and the meaning of home. From the award-wining author of Peter in Peril, an USBBY Outstanding International Book, and Me and Mrs Moon.


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Helen Bate had a young family in 1986, living close to North Wales, at a time when the area was badly affected by the Chernobyl radioactive fallout. Farmers there were prevented from selling their affected livestock for the next 25 years.

General Fields

  • : 9781913074715
  • : Otter-Barry Books
  • : Otter-Barry Books Ltd
  • : April 2021
  • : ---length:- '9.75'width:- '7'units:- Inches
  • : books

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  • : Helen Bate
  • : Hardback
  • : en
  • : 741.5
  • : 56