A spellbinding tale of survival and self-discovery from award-winning author Michael Morpurgo, who is poised for breakthrough U.S. success.
When Michael's parents lose their jobs, they buy a boat and decide to sail around the world with their son and their beloved dog. It's an ideal trip - until Michael is swept overboard. He's washed up on an island, where he struggles to survive. Then he discovers that he's not alone. His fellow-castaway, Kensuke, keeps his distance at first. But when Michael's life is threatened, he slowly lets the boy into his world. The two teach and learn from each other until, inevitably, they must part ways.
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Review: Kensuke's KingdomUser Review - Kate Wells - Goodreads
Kensuke's Kingdom is a beautifully written text, the description is vivid and the vocabulary perfect for introducing children to the enormous possibilities of the English language. Michael Morpurgo ... Read full review
Review: Kensuke's KingdomUser Review - Zanna - Goodreads
I read this with a student and enjoyed the story. The book has very attractive illustrations, and it kept an cynical and ultra fidgety 13 year old well entertained, if not still Read full review
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