Alone on a Wide Wide Sea

Alone on a Wide Wide Sea How Far Would You Go To Find Yourself This Is The Lyrical, Life Affirming New Novel From Michael Morpurgo.When Orphaned Arthur Hobhouse Is Shipped To Australia After World War II He Loses His Sister, His Country And Everything He Knows The Coming Years Will Test Him To His Limits, As He Endures Mistreatment, Neglect And Forced Labour In The Australian Outback But Arthur Is Also Saved, Again And Again, By His Love Of The Sea And When He Meets A Nurse Whose Father Owns A Boat Building Business, All The Pieces Of His Broken Life Come Together.Now, At The End Of His Life, Arthur Has Built A Special Boat For His Daughter Allie, Whose Love Of The Sea Is As Strong And As Vital As Her Father S Now Allie Has A Boat That Will Take Her To England Solo, Across The World S Roughest Seas, In Search Of Her Father S Long Lost Sister Will The Threads Of Arthur S Life Finally Come Together An incredibly moving, powerful and compelling story from the talented Michael Morpurgo, Alone on a Wide Wide Sea is based on the harrowing scandal of the Child Migration Scheme of the mid nineteenth century, where thousands of children were shipped to Australia, mainly to solve the problem of overcrowding in British orphanages.Orphaned during WW11, six year old Arthur Hobhouse is separated from his sister, Kitty, when he is sent on a horrendous voyage to Australia in 1947, losing not only his bi An incredibly moving, powerful and compelling story from the talented Michael Morpurgo, Alone on a Wide Wide Sea is based on the harrowing scandal of the Child Migration Scheme of the mid nineteenth century, where thousands of children were shipped to Australia, mainly to solve the problem of overcrowding in British orphanages.Orphaned during WW11, six year old Arthur Hobhouse is separated from his sister, Kitty, when he is sent on a horrendous voyage to Australia in 1947, losing not only his birth country and everything he knew, but also
Every time I read Michael Morpugo s books it always made me feel like there is a hole inside my heart It always left me thinking about my own life.He is indeed a storyteller He wrote it simply from his heart, it feel like the book is talking to it s reader The words is simple and his book is great for children I cry and thinking deeply of his words What I like the most of this book is it s seem so real He wrote from two perspectives that is the father who once is only a little boy and anot Every time I read Michael Morpugo s books it always made me feel like there is a hole inside my heart It always left me thinking about my own life.He is indeed a storyteller He wrote it simply from his heart, it feel like the book is talking to it s reader The words is simple and his book is great for children I cry and thinking deeply of his words What I like the most of this book is it s seem so real He wrote from two perspectives that is the father who once is only a little boy and another part is from his daughter s perspective I love the father s parts , indeed this is his story after all The book start with an end I like it though Then I like this quote the most Even if things don t seem to be working out quite as you d like them to, you need to feel they re going to, that all will be well in the end I
From BBC Radio 2 Episode 1 of 4Arthur Hobhouse and his friend Marty meet for the first time on a boat bound for Australia They are part of a consignment of child migrants sent from Britain to find new and better lives in Australia The boys are sent to work at Cooper s Station, under the care of the cruel and vindictive Piggy Bacon.Episode 2 of 4Arthur and Marty manage to escape the hands of the vicious, religious sadist Piggy Bacon They flee into the unforgiving Australian outback where they From BBC Radio 2 Episode 1 of 4Arthur Hobhouse and his friend Marty meet for the first time on a boat bound for Australia They are part of a consignment of child migrants sent from Britain to find new and better lives in Australia The boys are sent to work at Cooper s Station, under the care of the cruel and vindicti
This was the first book i ever remember loving I read it when i was ten and up until I was 13 when i read the hunger games it was my faveourite book Its what really got me into books, i alwaysliked reading but i didnt realise until then i could fall in love with characters, care about their journies as much as my own sometimes evenso hate their enemies, love their friends It was a truly amazing book.I loved it because it started from the start It started when Arthur and Marty were This was the first book i ever remember loving I read it when i was ten and up until I was 13 when i read the hunger games it was my faveourite book Its what really got me into book
I really don t understand all the Michael Morpurgo love I HATE his books Hate them with a passion I ve read this one and Kensuke s Kingdom, and both of them were horribly boring, the writing style is nothing special, and
WARNING I am going to be totally biased with this author because, well, I love him so very, very much.I picked up Alone on a Wide, Wide Sea from my shelves yesterday I chose to read it because I wanted to read it, and it wasn t one of my obligatory books.I had looked at it in the shops, seen the diagrams of boats, the maps this immeadiately appealed to me And that fact that it s written by one of my favourite authors of all time helped, too.The book was in itself amazing, truly inspiring I WARNING I am going to be totally biased wi
This book has just about everything in it a great gripping plot, wide sea adventures, lots of heartbreak and drama, and a happy ending too It is a story about slavery, oppression and death, but also about courage and determination, self belief, loyalty and devotion Towards the middle of the book I found myself sobbing a little, and was literally drowned in tears at the last page Absolutely enjoyed this amazing and heart warming book from beginning to end Looking forward to reading Morpurgo This book has just about everything in it a great gripping plot, wide sea adventures, lots of heartbreak and drama, and a happy ending too It is a story about slavery, oppression and death, but also about courage and determination, self belief, loyalty and devotion Towards the middle of the book I found myself sobbing a little, and was literal
this book is incredibly powerful it is micheal morpurgo s finest work and combines 2 related parts into one book Morpurgo at his very best this is one definitely not to be missed. 12 AUG 2017 recommendation through Laura Many Thanks

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  • Paperback
  • 320 pages
  • Alone on a Wide Wide Sea
  • Michael Morpurgo
  • 05 August 2018
  • 0007230583