I disappeared on the night before my twelfth birthday.
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 . . .
From the author of the internationally acclaimed War Horse, this is a spellbinding adventure story about friendship and survival.
Kensuke's Kingdom was shortlisted for the Whitbread Prize and won the FCB Award.
`A dazzling adventure' - The Times
This is Book 1 in the Egmont Modern Classics Series. See all Egmont Modern Classics books here.
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Michael Morpurgo Biography
Michael Morpurgo is an award-winning English author, born in St. Alban’s in 1943. After attending St. Matthias primary school in London, Michael was sent away to boarding school, which he never liked and wrote about in his novel, Butterly Lion.