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

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

by Susan Hood

Illustrations by Dow Phumiruk

First Release:

September 2019

ISBN: 9780062907721

One afternoon after soccer practice, young Titan, eleven friends from the Wild Boar team, and their twenty-five-year-old coach rode their bikes to explore a local cave as a team-building adventure. Together, they crawled through the narrow tunnels in the dark toward the center of the cave. When they turned to go home, they discovered 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 teamed up to try and free the boys. After eighteen harrowing days, they were finally saved.
This picture book marries Susan Hood 's lyrical text with Pathana Sornhiran 's first-hand account reporting of the event and is brought to life by Dow Phumiruk 's beautiful illustrations. It will also include an introduction, a timeline, and extensive back matter with additional resources.

  • ISBN: 9780062907721
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Harper
    Page Count: 48
    Trim Size: 10" x 10"
    Genre: Nonfic
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