"Fantastic book. Really good story. A book the wont be able…"
Fantastic book. Really good story.
A book the wont be able to put down.
Also an added advantage is that Michael Morpurgo came on Mumsnet and answered two of my sons questions about the story! :-)Read moreLess
"A beautiful and fascinating book. The characters are vivid, realistic…"
A beautiful and fascinating book. The characters are vivid, realistic and believable. I read this aloud with my two sons, and we all enjoyed it greatly. The ending has stayed with all of us, and is extremely moving.Read moreLess
"I have just read this with my year six class…"
I have just read this with my year six class and every one of them was hooked! What a fab book. Inspired by true stories of Japanese soldiers hiding out after WWII, some not even aware that it had finished. Full of descriptive language and with characters that make you really care.Read moreLess
"This is a really exciting book suitable for boys and…"
This is a really exciting book suitable for boys and girls of an upper junior age range. It's about a boy called Michael who falls overboard while sailing with his parents. He is washed ashore onto a desert island but is not alone. He meets Kensuke, a Japanese man who has been on the island since World War 2. Kensuke and Michael develop a beautiful relationship and learn a lot from each other. Warning - sad ending!Read moreLess