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Kensuke's Kingdom

Michael Morpurgo author

Format:Paperback

Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers

Published:9th Mar '17

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Kensuke's Kingdom cover

Gorgeous new colour illustrations for the best-selling Kensuke's Kingdom. I heard the wind above me in the sails. I remember thinking, this is silly, you haven't got your safety harness on, you haven't got your lifejacket on. You shouldn't be doing this ...I was in the cold of the sea before I could even open my mouth to scream. Washed up on an island in the Pacific, Michael struggles to survive on his own. With no food and no water, he curls up to die. When he wakes, there is a plate beside him of fish, of fruit, and a bowl of fresh water. He is not alone ...

I disappeared on the night before my twelfth birthday.

I disappeared on the night before my twelfth birthday.

Gorgeous new colour illustrations for the best-selling Kensuke's Kingdom. Washed up on an island in the Pacific, Michael struggles to survive on his own. With no food and no water, he curls up to die. When he wakes, there is a plate beside him of fish, of fruit, and a bowl of fresh water. He is not alone …

Kensuke's Kingdom is a gripping adventure from the author of War Horse. Michael Morpurgo has written more than one hundred books for children and won the Whitbread Award, the Smarties Award, the Circle of Gold Award, the Children’s Book Award and has been short-listed for the Carnegie Medal four times.

Kensuke’s Kingdom was shortlisted for the Whitbread Prize and won the FCB Award.

‘A dazzling adventure’ – The Times

Loved by children, teachers and parents alike, Michael Morpurgo, the former Children's Laureate, has written more than forty books and won the Whitbread Award, the Smarties Award, the Circle of Gold Award, the Children's Book Award and has been short-listed for the Carnegie Medal four times.

“This is a wonderful book, a modern day Robinson Crusoe and is simply too good to miss.”
Wendy Cooling

Voted one of Booktrust’s ‘Best 100 Books of the Past 100 Years’

ISBN: 9781405221740

Dimensions: 198mm x 129mm x 13mm

Weight: 160g

176 pages