Reading level 2

The Bushcraft Kid

Author Jo Franklin

Human interest

self-esteem, environment, perseverance

Harley lives in a high-rise flat on an inner city estate, but his passion is for free-running and survival skills. So when he sees an advert for a Bushcraft Survival Competition with his hero Mr Wilderness, he is determined to enter! But he has never fended for himself in the wild, and his competitors are very experienced and all resolved to win... whatever it takes. Does Harley have the skills and courage to survive the weekend and win the competition so he can fulfil his dream and meet Mr Wilderness himself? You decide!