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Kensuke's kingdom

By: Morpurgo, Michael

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1405221747 / 9781405221740
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United Kingdom
20 cm 165 p. : ill.
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Quiz No: 203268, Points 5.00, Book Level 4.70,
Middle Years - Key Stage 2 Learn More
Reprint. Originally published: 1999.

Michael's parents buy a yacht, and take him off to sail round the world.

Washed overboard in a fierce storm, Michael finds himself on the shore of a remote island - and soon discovers he's not alone.

Kensuke, a former Japanese soldier, survived the war and the bombing of Hiroshima, but his family perished.

As an extraordinary bond forms between the two, Kensuke faces a heart-breaking choice: can he give up the secluded life he's built for himself to help reunite Michael with his parents?

Knowing the pain of losing his own family, Kensuke knows which way he has to decide...


5AJ Interest age: from c 8 years, YFCB Thrillers (Children's / Teenage)

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