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.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 304 pages
- Publisher: Egmont UK Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/07/2013
- Category: Adventure
- ISBN: 9781405267953