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Kensuke's kingdom

Kensuke's kingdom

Morpurgo, Michael; Foreman, Michael, 1938-

Washed up on an island in the Pacific, Michael struggles to survive on his own. He can't find food, he can't find water. In the end, he curls up to die. When he wakes, there is a plate beside him of fish, of fruit, and a bowl of fresh water. He is not alone

Paperback, Book. English. Adventure stories. Children's stories.
Published London: Egmont, 2005
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Statement of responsibility: Michael Morpurgo ; with illustrations by Michael Foreman
ISBN: 1405221747, 9781405221740
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Note: Originally published: 1999.
Physical Description: 165 p. : ill., maps ; 20 cm.
Subject: Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc. Juvenile fiction.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 4.7
Interest Level: MY
Points: 5
Quiz Number: 203268

Author note

Loved by children, teachers and parents alike, Michael Morpurgo, the last Children's Laureate, has written more than forty books and won the Whitbread Award, the Smarties Award, the Circle of Gold Award, the Children's Book Award and has been short-listed for the Carnegie Medal four times.

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Gorgeous new colour illustrations for the best-selling Kensuke's Kingdom. I heard the wind above me in the sails. I remember thinking, this is silly, you haven't got your safety harness on, you haven't got your lifejacket on. You shouldn't be doing this ...I was in the cold of the sea before I could even open my mouth to scream. Washed up on an island in the Pacific, Michael struggles to survive on his own. With no food and no water, he curls up to die. When he wakes, there is a plate beside him of fish, of fruit, and a bowl of fresh water. He is not alone ...