Don’t miss the breathtaking true story of the international
rescue of the Wild Boars soccer team from a flooded cave in Thailand!
afternoon, eleven-year-old Titan, his friends from the Wild Boars
soccer team, and their coach rode their bikes to explore local caves.
They crawled through the narrow tunnels in the dark to reach the center
of the cave. When they turned to go home, 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 joined forces to try to
free the boys. After eighteen harrowing days, in an unprecedented effort
of international teamwork, they were finally saved.
author Susan Hood and journalist Pathana Sornhiran based this picture
book on Sornhiran’s first-hand reporting of the event, and Dow
Phumiruk’s beautiful illustrations bring the story to life. The book
also includes a timeline and back matter with additional resources.