The Bunker Diary
Kevin Brooks

Ages: 11-14

'Room' meets 'Lord of the Flies', The Bunker Diary is Kevin Brooks's pulse-pounding exploration of what happens when your worst nightmare comes true - and how will you survive?

WINNER OF THE 2014 CILIP CARNEGIE MEDAL.


I can't believe I fell for it. 

It was still dark when I woke up this morning. 
As soon as my eyes opened I knew where I was. 

A low-ceilinged rectangular building made entirely of whitewashed concrete.
There are six little rooms along the main corridor.

There are no windows. No doors. The lift is the only way in or out.

What's he going to do to me?
What am I going to do? 

If I'm right, the lift will come down in five minutes. It did. Only this time it wasn't empty . . .

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about the author

Kevin Brooks

Critically acclaimed young adult novelist Kevin Brooks knew he always wanted to be a writer. Before he realized that dream, he worked at many jobs, including a crematorium assistant, a refreshments...

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