The Kingdom By The Sea

The Kingdom By The Sea

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Guardian Award winning novel.

Harry is an old hand at air-raids - but that night, although he survives the bombing, his home and his parents are gone. He can't bear the thought of being landed with strange relatives, so he goes away to where nobody knows him.

And so begins an incredible journey. Harry makes friends with Don the dog - bombed-out like himself. They make a home on the beach and learn to survive in their Kingdom. But there is one last battle in store for Harry - one that he is not prepared for...
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Product details

  • 9+
  • Audio cassette
  • 106 x 139 x 17mm | 118g
  • HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0007117744
  • 9780007117741

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`Sympathetically read by Steven Mackintosh who gives it a strong sense of place with his use of mild Tyneside accents.' Books for Keeps
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About Robert Westall

Robert Westall was born October 1929, in Tynemouth, England. His first book, The Machine Gunners, was published in 1975, for which he won the Carnegie Medal. Amongst many more prizes and accolades, he won the Carnegie for the second time in 1980, with The Scarecrows. He died in 1993.
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3 21% (84)
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1 2% (8)
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