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Why the Whales Came
Author: Michael Morpurgo

ISBN: 9781405229258
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 180
Published: 1 January 2007
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.2 x 13.5 x 1.3
This is an exciting adventure and friendship story by a much-loved, award winning author. Gracie and her friend, Daniel have always been warned to stay away from the Birdman and his side of the island. But then, they find a message in the sand and discover the Birdman is not who they thought.

They build up a lovely friendship with him, but when the children get stranded on Samson Island they don't know whether to believe the Birdman's story that the island is cursed. Set on a remote island against the backdrop of World War I, this story will captivate and delight young readers.

About the Author

Former Children's Laureate Michael Morpurgo needs no introduction. One of the most successful children's authors in the country, and loved by children, teachers and parents alike. Michael 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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