The Sandman and the Turtles

Every summer, Michael goes to stay with his cousins at their farm on the Welsh coast. And every year, he swims with seals, watches killer whales and porpoises – and listens to his old grandfather’s stories. Tales of blood-red dragons that sleep in hidden coves on Whaletooth Beach, of shipwrecks and an old Russian sea captain, and of the giant Sandman and his turtles, who fell asleep and turned to rocks out in the bay. Michael doesn’t really believe that the stories are true. But when the Sandman comes to life, Michael and his cousins are in for a truly magical adventure…

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    8 March 2013

  • okay

    Interesting however, it is not as good as Kensuke’s Kingdom.

    2 August 2011

  • I have not apeared to of read this book but seems like its EDUCATIONAL about turtles!!

    4 March 2011

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    Michael Morpurgo

    Master storyteller Michael Morpurgo has written over 100 books for children, and has won a multitude of awards as well as serving as Children’s Laureate from 2003-2005.


    Michael was the Children’s Laureate 2003-2005, and has won many awards including The Whitbread Prize For The Wreck of the Zanzibar, the Smarties prize for The Butterfly Lion the Blue Peter Award for Private Peaceful and the Red House award for Shadow.

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