Sea Legs

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Simon and Schuster, 2005 - Juvenile Fiction - 309 pages
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"How do you mean -- 'just go anyway,' Clive?" I asked.

"I mean, we could just sort of sneak on board," Clive said, "when no one is looking. And then sort of find ourselves an empty cabin somewhere and just sort of settle down for the trip. I mean, let's face it, it has to be better than looking at that big corduroy patch on the bottom of Granddad's trousers."

With that, twins Eric (older and considerably wiser by about five minutes) and Clive hatch a plan to stow away on a luxury cruise liner, where their dad is the Senior Steward. How can their scheme possibly fail? Okay, so Clive is a compulsive liar, with a tendency toward disastrous mishaps, but it's worth the risk. All they have to do is stay out of Dad's way and stay out of trouble -- for three whole weeks.

From the moment the ship leaves the dock, readers will be laughing out loud at this rip-roaring comedy on the high seas.

 

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Just plain hilarious. :)

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Contents

Section 1
21
Section 2
31
Section 3
43
Section 4
63
Section 5
79
Section 6
105
Section 7
121
Section 8
139
Section 10
171
Section 11
187
Section 12
193
Section 13
215
Section 14
251
Section 15
289
Section 16
305
Copyright

Section 9
150

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About the author (2005)

Alex Shearer was born in Wick, in the far north of Scotland. His father was a blacksmith and his mother was a secretary. He enjoyed writing from an early age and sold his first television script about thirty years ago. He went on to write several TV series, stage plays, radio plays, and comedy scripts. Moving into writing for children, his novels Bootleg and The Greatest Store in the World were adapted for television by the BBC, and his 2003 novel The Speed of Dark was shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize.

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