Kensuke's Kingdom

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Nick Hern, 2008 - Drama - 96 pages
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In Morpurgo's adventure, Michael embarks on a fantastic round-the-world sailing voyage with his parents. Their brave dream becomes a nightmare when Michael falls overboard. Washed up on an island in the Pacific populated with orang-utans, Michael soon makes a startling discovery - this island is Kensuke's kingdom.
This dramatisation by Stuart Paterson was made for the Birmingham Stage Company, who toured their production throughout the UK.

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User Review  - katie1802 - LibraryThing

I had to read this in Primary school, didn't like the book or the teacher for that matter. Morpurgo has written some great books but this sure ain't one of them. Read full review

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User 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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Michael Morpurgo is the children's laureate of Britain. He has written over ninety-five books and won numerous awards, including the Whitbread Award, the Smarties Prize, and the Children's Book Award. Michael and his wife, Clare, run their own charity, Farms for City Children, from their farm in Devon, England.

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