Titan and the Wild Boars: The True Cave Rescue of the Thai Soccer Team (hardcover)

Titan and the Wild Boars: The True Cave Rescue of the Thai Soccer Team (hardcover)

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by Susan Hood and Pathana Sornhiran

illustrated by Dow Phumiruk

Don’t miss the breathtaking true story of the international rescue of the Wild Boars soccer team from a flooded cave in Thailand! This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 4 to 6. It’s a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for children.

One afternoon, eleven-year-old Titan, his friends from the Wild Boars soccer team, and their coach rode their bikes to explore local caves. They crawled through the narrow tunnels in the dark to reach the center of the cave. When they turned to go home, heavy rains had flooded the tunnel. They were trapped!

With rising waters and monsoon season upon them, time and oxygen were running out. The world watched with bated breath as rescuers from around the globe joined forces to try to free the boys. After eighteen harrowing days, in an unprecedented effort of international teamwork, they were finally saved.

Award-winning author Susan Hood and journalist Pathana Sornhiran based this picture book on Sornhiran’s first-hand reporting of the event, and Dow Phumiruk’s beautiful illustrations bring the story to life. The book also includes a timeline and back matter with additional resources.

Condition: Used - Publisher’s Excess (with mark)

This book is unread and guaranteed to be in like-new condition. It is discreetly marked with a small line or dot on the edge of the pages to signify discount market status.