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 - Goodreads
Kensuke's Kingdom is a Young Adult novel by Michael Morpurgo. This book is a real quick read along the lines of The Cay (although if you want something like The Cay, you might as well read The Cay ...
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
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