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A touching tale of two friends

Advantages: Emotional and heartwarming story
Disadvantages: You'll be moved to tears!

Michael Morpurgo is known for his so-called 'magical storytelling', and this story is definitely one of the most magical I've ever read. Background First published in Great Britain in 1999 Publisher - Egmont UK Ltd Characters ...

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Review of Kensuke - Michael Morpurgo

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I Kensuke, you boy.

Advantages: Exciting enthralling and mysterious.
Disadvantages: None

KENSUKE'S KINGDOM is a wonderful and thought provoking book a modern Robinson Crusoe guaranteed to spark the imagination. The opening sentence will intrigue mystify and grab the most jaded of youngsters and adults and make them want to turn the page. "I d ...

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A heart felt & adventurous tale of two

Advantages: for all ages, easy read, great plot and relationship building with all characters
Disadvantages: mistakes within the grammar

Title: Kensuke’s Kingdom Author: Michael Morpurgo, Illustrated by Michael Foreman Genre: Adventure Published: 1999, colour 2005 Introduction: Last week a family member gave me this book to read and I’m so glad they did. Even though it is classed as a chi ...

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Kensuke's Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo

Advantages: Good storyline that stays interesting
Disadvantages: None

Another fine piece of literature from Michael Morpurgo. This book is apparently aimed at year 6 but I find that Michael Morpurgo just writes such great stories that 2 or three years below would enjoy it. This book is about a boy (Michael) , his Mum ...

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The best true stroy ever?

Advantages: Real story, Thrilling
Disadvantages: You wont put the book down!

The story is a true story on a Japanese soldier stranded on a deserted island after the Second World War. The story starts when the parents lose their jobs at the local brick factory and Michael's father has to move south looking for a new job. He b ...

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