Kensuke's Kingdom (Paperback)Michael Morpurgo (author)
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.
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 176
Weight: 160 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 13 mm
"This is a wonderful book, a modern day Robinson Crusoe and is simply too good to miss."
Voted one of Booktrust's 'Best 100 Books of the Past 100 Years'
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“Real adventure awaits”
As ever, Morpurgo doesn't fail to satisfy. An adventurous tale that all of my students love. A timeless read that can be read over and over.
“A refreshing summer read”
This really is essential reading for any children's holiday.
A real adventure. It is a long time since I read it, but it is still
memorable as one of Morpurgo's classic. Robinson Crusoe
stand aside, this is... More
“"Majestic Michael strikes again!!"”
This fantastic book will take you on a rollercoaster that will push and pull your emotions throughout. The main characters, Michael and Kensuke, spend time together on an island which takes them on an heart-warming... More
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