War of the Wind book and activity pack

War of the Wind book and activity pack

Victoria Williamson
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Mysterious eco-adventure for readers aged 12+

Young readers will be gripped by War of the Wind by award-winning author Victoria Williamson, which comes with an accompanying activity pack, which we created for Parrot Street Book Club subscribers in March 2023.

War of the Wind is a thrilling mystery set in a stunning location, with ecological themes and a fantastic, diverse cast of characters who we were instantly drawn to. It has so much to say about prejudice, community and the role of technology in our lives.

~Sarah

On a remote Scottish island, fourteen-year-old Max's life changes forever when he loses his hearing in a boating accident. Struggling to make sense of his new life and finding it hard to adapt in school, he begins to notice other - even stranger - changes taking place when a new wind farm appears off the island's coast. Max and his friends discover that a sinister scientist is using wind turbines to experiment on the islanders. Can they find a way to shut down the government's secret test before it spins out of control?


Victoria Williamson grew up in Scotland surrounded by hills and books. She has worked as a teacher in Cameroon, Malawi, China and the UK. She is the author of several books for children and young adults.


The activity pack includes stickers, book club-style questions to ponder and a welcome note from Victoria Williamson. There’s also a word search and a recipe for delicious Scottish-inspired shortbread, alongside jokes and further reading recommendations.

Activity packs are a handy A5 size and printed on uncoated paper which is fully recyclable.

We dispatch orders Monday - Friday.

  • Standard UK Royal Mail delivery £2.99 (free on bookshop orders over £25)
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  • International shipping available to select destinations (calculated at checkout according to weight)

Our packs are wrapped in a simple paper sleeve and sent out in a cardboard book wrap – we would be so grateful if you could recycle both.

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We don't include any paperwork in our parcels so you can send our book gifts directly to the recipient with confidence.

We'll happily add a handwritten note to your order. Simply leave your message in the box on the cart page.

This pack is also available as part of a gift set:

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We are a monthly book subscription by post for children aged 5 to 14, focused on helping families discover new and different chapter books.

This title was sent to subscribers in the Macaw reading group, aged roughly 12 to 14, who need books that feel grown-up but aren’t quite ready for all young adult books.

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