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The Wanderer

The Wanderer

Creech, Sharon

The Wanderer is a sailing boat that is to take Sophie, her three uncles and two cousins from Connecticut to England. The voyage will end with a reunion with Sophie's grandfather Bompie, but not before a dreadful Atlantic storm hits the boat in mid-ocean

Paperback, Book. English. Children's stories. Sea stories.
Published London: Macmillan Children's, 2001
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  • Painswick Community Library – Earliest copy due back 18th October

    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status Notes
    992338148X General Junior Fiction Younger Junior Fiction Due back 18th October General


Statement of responsibility: Sharon Creech
ISBN: 0330392921, 9780330392921
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Note: Originally published: New York: HarperCollins, 2000; London: Macmillan Children's, 2000.
Physical Description: 222p. : map ; 20 cm.
Subject: Family reunions Juvenile fiction.

Author note

Sharon Creech is the author of several books for children and young adults and has won or been shortlisted for nearly every major literary award for children's books, both in the USA and the UK, as well as selling the world over. Most recently, she won the Carnegie Medal for outstanding children's literature with her novel Ruby Holler. Sharon is an American who lived in England for nineteen years. She now lives in New Jersey, USA, with her husband.