The FloodWorld books are action-packed adventure stories for readers 9 and up, set in a future world ravaged by the effects of climate change. There are two books in the series so far: FloodWorld and DustRoad, both published by Nosy Crow Books. They’re available online and in all good bookshops now.
FloodWorld follows the adventures of Kara and Joe, two young adventurers who spend their days navigating the perilous waterways of a sunken city, scratching out a living in the ruins. But when they come into possession of a mysterious map, they find themselves in a world of trouble. Suddenly everyone’s after them: gangsters, cops and ruthless Mariner pirates in their hi-tech submarines. The two children must find a way to fight back before it’s too late…
FloodWorld has received 5-star reviews on GoodReads, on Amazon and on numerous children’s book blogs. The Scotsman called it ‘an action packed and gripping read,’ while Time Out London said ‘this fast-paced futuristic adventure story set in a sunken, post-climate change London feels like a blockbuster movie in waiting.‘ You can learn more and read the first chapter on the Nosy Crow website.
Picking up where FloodWorld left off, the sequel DustRoad tells the story of Kara and Joe’s adventures across the blasted deserts of North America, where an army is on the march. Led by a band of sinister brothers, they’re determined to confront and destroy their sworn enemies, the Mariners. With the future of civilisation at stake, can Kara and Joe make it across an entire continent in time to stop the war?
Again, you can learn more and read the first chapter on the Nosy Crow website.