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  • Published: 7 February 2013
  • ISBN: 9781448140657
  • Imprint: BBC Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 112

Doctor Who: The Silurian Gift


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A Quick Reads series book: the Doctor encounters a deadly ancient force in the South Pole!

‘My new Fire-Ice will solve all the problems of the planet!’

The world is on the brink of crisis. As fuel runs short, society begins to break down. One man seems to have the answer. But is it too good to be true?

The Doctor arrives at an old oil refinery near the South Pole, concerned by claims about this new form of energy. He soon discovers something huge and terrifying is stalking the refinery. It brings death and destruction in its wake.

The battle has begun for planet Earth.

A thrilling, all-new adventure, featuring The Doctor as played by Matt Smith in the spectacular hit series from BBC Television

  • Pub date: 7 February 2013
  • ISBN: 9781448140657
  • Imprint: BBC Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 112

About the Author

Mike Tucker

Mike Tucker
Mike Tucker is an author specialising in books for children and young adults, and has written several original ‘Doctor Who’ novels, a number of ‘Merlin’ novelisations, and original fiction for other shared universes. He has also written numerous factual books relating to film and television, including a history of the BBC’s Visual Effects Department, where he used to work.

Alongside his writing, Mike works as a Visual Effects Designer, and his company - The Model Unit - recently won a BAFTA Craft Award for its miniature effects work on the 50th anniversary ‘Doctor Who’ episode ‘The Day of the Doctor’.

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