Puffin Classics bring together the best-loved stories to a new generation. In The Call of the Wild life is good for Buck in Santa Clara Valley, where he spends his days eating and sleeping in the golden sunshine.
But one day a treacherous act of betrayal leads to his kidnap, and he is forced into a life of toil and danger.
Dragged away to be a sledge dog in the harsh and freezing cold Yukon, Buck must fight for his survivial.
Can he rise above his enemies and become the master of his realm once again?Jack London (1876-1916) was born John Chaney in Pennsylvania, USA and despite a lack of education in his childhood, and a variety of odd jobs, he always maintained his love of books.
In 1896 he was caught up in the gold rush to the Klondike river in north-west Canada which became the inspiration for his story, The Call of the Wild, published in 1903, and followed by White Fang in 1906.
Jack London became one of the most widely read writers in the world. With an inspirational introduction by award-winning author Melvyn Burgess, The Call of the Wild is one of the wonderful Puffin Classics being relaunched with exciting new coversThe book includes a behind-the-scenes journey, including an author profile, a guide to who’s who, activities and more. Also in Puffin ClassicsA Little PrincessAlice’s Adventures in WonderlandAlice’s Adventures Through the Looking GlassAnne of Green Gables seriesBlack BeautyHans Andersen’s Fairy TalesHeidiJourney to the Centre of the EarthLittle Women seriesPeter PanTales of the Greek HeroesThe Adventures of Huckleberry FinnThe Adventures of King ArthurThe Adventures of Tom SawyerThe Call of the WildThe Jungle BookThe OdysseyThe Secret GardenThe Wind in the WillowsThe Wizard of OzTreasure Island