A gripping children’s story fromÂ War HorseÂ author and formerÂ Children’s LaureateÂ Michael Morpurgo.
“We all knew what was going to happen. We’d seen it before. A ship about to founder staggers before she falls. A huge wave broke over her stern and she did not come upright again.? 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. But then the Zanzibar is wrecked on the island’s rocks, and everything changes ?
The Wreck of the ZanzibarÂ isÂ a gripping historical adventure from the author ofÂ An Eagle in the Snow,Â Listen to the Moon,Â Shadow, andÂ An Elephant in the Garden. Michael Morpurgo has written more thanÂ one hundredÂ books for childrenÂ 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.