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worst book ever just skipping pages.

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A young boy, Michael, travels with his parents around the world on the yacht Peggy Sue due the loss of Michael's parents' jobs in a factory. Michael's parents teach him what he would have normally learnt at school themselves. They travelled from England to Africa, South America and Australia. When he is on lookout one night which the boat was near Papua New Guinea, steering the boat, Michael and his dog, Stella Artois, and his foot ball which he loved are washed overboard. They awake to discover that they are stranded on a desert island in the Pacific Ocean.
While Michael is struggling to survive on the island, food is regularly left for him. To his surprise, he learns that an elderly Japanese man called Kensuke is also living on the island. Kensuke helps Michael to survive. He sets guidelines that Michael thinks are just annoyances. When he is nearly killed by a giant jellyfish, Kensuke tends to Michael, and Michael eventually befriends him.
Michael teaches Kensuke English, and Kensuke in return teaches Michael how to paint, how to fish and where to find the best food and water. He is eventually revealed to be a doctor and survivor of WW II, and he believes that his family died in Nagasaki after the atomic bomb was dropped there on August 9, 1945. Over time Kensuke begins to understand how Michael feels and how he misses his family. They both build a beacon that would be lit to signal to ships, but for a long time they see no sign of any ships. Later, however Michael witnesses a Chinese Junk and he consults Kensuke as to whether or not he should light the beacon, but Kensuke recognizes the ship as that of poachers and he and Michael rush to gather all the orangutans into the cave to protect them from the threat that lies in the ship. They nearly succeed but miss out one orangutan, that Kensuke calls Kikanbo, which they could not find. The ship arrives and they both hear gunshots. When the ship leaves they discover that some gibbon monkeys had been killed, but that Kikanbo was still alive. The next time they see a ship it is not the poachers and they both light the fire. The crew on the ship see the fire and change direction, heading towards the island. When the boat is closer, Michael sees that the boat is the Peggy Sue, with his parents on-board. Kensuke decides at that point, despite thinking otherwise earlier, that he would not be sailing home with Michael, he said "This is my place. This Kensuke's Kingdom. Emperor must stay in his Kingdom, look after his people. Emperor does not run away. Not honourble thing to do. Kensuke tells him to keep everything a secret until 10 years had passed and Kensuke was dead. Michael runs out to the beach where the ship had landed and is reunited with his parents.
 

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This book is great, I read it with my class and was upset when we finnished the book. This book is very suspensive!

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Kensukes Kingdom has great expectations and i hope it get's through to the sentul final i cannot describe this amazing wonderfull outgoing speechles book in words to say i adore this work micheal has a brilliant sence of humour and you even start to think was he here? when you read the book he knows everything his heart sences it from his head to his arms to hisw hand to his finger to his pen and onto his paper as soon as it happens that's when it starts he has a wonderfull imagination thankyou micheal you done us all something with you're magnifecent work.
p.s its rosie please read this and you will see how we love you.
 

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Kensuke's Kingdom is a book about a boy called Michael and hi dog Stella who are stranded on an isand on their own. With his parents unaware of his location, Michael starts to think that he will die on the island. However, there is another soul on the island. A living soul, who was also stranded when he was shipwrecked. After a long time of discovering eachother and trying to communicate, the two become friends. But soon after they become companions, disaster strikes.
I cannot tell you anymore as if I do you might t read the book.
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kensuke's kingdom is a very nice and intresting i am still reading i want to know next but i dont have a book.i read it in the school i cant read because i dont have a book but i have got a internet so i can do any thing.
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excellent book by an outstanding author


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