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Island Tales

(2013)
A collection of stories by

 
 
Two classic stories about the Isle of Scilly from Britain's best-loved children's author, Michael Morpurgo. The Wreck of the Zanzibar: Life on the Scilly Isles in 1907 is bleak and full of hardship. Laura's twin brother, Billy, disappears, and then a storm devastates everything. It seems there's little hope...that is until the Zanzibar is wrecked on the island's rocks and everything changes. Why the Whales Came: Gracie and her friend, Daniel have always been warned to stay away from the Birdman and his side of the island. They find a message in the sand and discover the Birdman is not who they thought. Then the children get stranded on Samson Island...Former Children's Laureate and award-winning author of War Horse, Michael Morpurgo, demonstrates why he is considered to be the master story teller with these engrossing Island Tales.

Genre: Children's Fiction

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July 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: Island Tales
Author(s): Michael Morpurgo
ISBN: 1-4052-6795-X / 978-1-4052-6795-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Egmont
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