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Kensuke’s Kingdom

Author: Michael Morpurgo, Read by Derek Jacobi
Format: CD-Audio
Publication Date: 01-12-2003
ISBN: 978-0-00-717940-4

Regular price RRP £12.99 - In stock special offer


A desert-island adventure, and a subtle observation of friendship, trust and humanity.

Winner of The Children’s Book Award.

Superbly read by DEREK JACOBI.

When Michael is washed up on an island in the Pacific after falling from his parents’ yacht, he struggles to survive on his own. He can’t find food and he can’t find water, and as Michael and his dog curl up to sleep, he knows they cannot last long.

But he soon realises there is someone close by, someone who is watching over him and helping him to stay alive. Following a close-run battle between life and death, the mysterious stranger – Kensuke – allows Michael into his world and they become friends, teaching and learning from each other, until the day of separation becomes inevitable.

  • ”'This is a wonderful book, a modern day Robinson Crusoe and is simply too good to miss.”Wendy Cooling