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My Disastrous Holiday

• A thrilling standalone investigation, full of humour and action
• A story tinged with fantasy but with very contemporary and realistic themes: ecology, GMOs, multinational firms
• Helps young readers become more media-savvy and discerning about the value of information on the internet

Nadia Coste
My Disastrous Holiday
Type
Middle-Grade
Word count
55000
All rights available

A dream holiday in the country? Not if nature suddenly goes crazy!

Lea really does not like bugs. For good reason - whenever there’s a mosquito around it will always be her who gets stung. This year her holidays at her cousins’ house in the country are worse than ever because the wasps and all the other insects are now as big as golf balls!

She and her cousin Max soon discover that there are lots of other strange things going on too: dead fish float down the river, cows keel over unconscious in the meadows, a ferocious rat terrifies the girls… Soon there are so many weird things happening that the whole village is forced to pull together to face up to the danger.
 
But who or what has turned nature upside down? Lea decides to investigate. She soon hones in on the shenanigans of a big agricultural firm that is blithely polluting the land. She must stop it before it makes nature go completely crazy!
 
 

• A thrilling standalone investigation, full of humour and action
• A story tinged with fantasy but with very contemporary and realistic themes: ecology, GMOs, multinational firms
• Helps young readers become more media-savvy and discerning about the value of information on the internet

About the author

Nadia Coste
Nadia Coste was born in 1970 near Lyon. She is the author of twenty novels, including the fantasy series Les Feydelins (The Feydelins) and Ascenseur pour le futur (Elevator to the Future), the books which first brought her to the attention of a wider public. Her children’s fiction books have won...