Des Hunt writes almost exclusively for a young teen audience. He has a real formula – action, adventure with a NZ conservation and environmental flavour. Project Huia is no different.
What if de-extinction was a real possibility? What if we could recreate the famed huia? What other possibilities could there be?
The story is one that most teens could relate to in some way, in a straightforward manner.The author creates an authentic view of small town NZ – of families struggling, of school-yard bullies who grown into bullying adults.
The story is written in a straightforward and engaging manner – most young teens would relate to and enjoy the story .