Fourteen-year-old Lan is a computer genius… and a prisoner. After poking around in exactly the wrong websites, Lan’s interest in drones has landed him in the High Country Youth Correctional Facility. Not a good start. Lan is resigned to his fate until he discovers that the mysterious hacktivist who framed him is part of a plot to kill thousands of people, including his mum and dad. With the help of Monk and his ferret, Lan breaks out of jail, and races to prevent a disaster that could change the face of Australia forever…
Best Book WABIAD 2015
«There are surprising plot twists, moments of high elation, and deep despair, personal challenges, red herrings and betrayals… This book tells a strong, original, well-written, suspenseful and dramatic tale…!» Chloe Mauger, WABIAD Judge 2015
Contributors: the Northern Beaches Writers' Group: Zena Shapter (Author, Editor), Kylie Pfeiffer (Author, Publication Coordinator), Leah Boonthanom (Author), Madi Duncan (Author), Chris Lake (Author), Tony McFadden (Author), Liz Michell (Illustrator), Mijmark (Illustrator), Zoya Nojin (Editor-in-Chief), and Kristin Prescott (Author).
*PROFITS TO THE KIDS' CANCER PROJECT, LEADING RESEARCH INTO CHILDHOOD CANCER*
Fifty percent of all profits from the sale of "Rider & the Hummingbird" will go to The Kids' Cancer Project for the first two years following publication.