Enter the world of Agnes & Attie: AGENTS OF THE WILD; fun-packed young fiction with wildlife conservation themes.
When 8-year-old Agnes is signed up for SPEARS (the Society for the Protection of Endangered and Awesomely Rare Species), she has no idea of the adventures that lie ahead with her elephant-shrew mentor Attie (short for “Attenborough”). Operation Honeyhunt sends them to the Brazilian rainforest, on a mission to save an endangered, dance-loving bee named Elton. Will Agnes pass the test and become a full SPEARS agent? Species in danger? Girl and shrew to the rescue!


Jennifer Bell’s bestselling The Uncommoners series sold translation rights in 15 countries and was a Waterstones Children’s Book of the Month. Inspired by her career as a former children’s bookseller at Foyles, Jennifer is widely known for the magical story worlds she creates. Jennifer lives in Surrey.
Co-creator Alice Lickens is an illustrator, author and designer based in London. Winner of the prestigious Sendak Fellowship for illustration, Alice is also designer at London's House of Illustration.


Animal lovers and amateur adventurers will love this one!


Recommended. Agents of the wild is a fun, adventure-filled book following a young environmentalist who wants to follow in the footsteps of her parents, helping to protect and save endangered species.


Agents of the Wild is a fun, and visually enticing junior reader adventure. Bold illustrations balance the larger text, making it a great choice for primary readers. Perfect for any junior rangers or wildlife warriors in the making.

CBCA: Reading Time

an attractive easy reading package for emerging independent readers


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