Where the World Ends (Hardback)Geraldine McCaughrean (author)
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In the summer of 1727, a group of men and boys are put ashore on a remote sea stac to harvest birds for food. No one returns to collect them. Why? Surely nothing but the end of the world can explain why they have been abandoned to endure storms, starvation and terror.
How can they survive, housed in stone and imprisoned on every side by the ocean?
Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 400 g
Dimensions: 200 x 136 x 29 mm
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