Morpurgo has never topped this sensational Red House Book Award winner about a young desert island castaway. A shipwreck for your heart. When Michael is washed up on a remote Pacific island during a huge storm, he curls up and waits to die. But when he wakes, there is fresh fruit beside him. He is not alone… This is a gripping castaway adventure in the grand tradition of Robinson Crusoe. But it’s more than that too: a stirring look at the legacy of the Second World War. Action, mystery, heartbreak, hope: truly a book that has it all.
“A dazzling adventure.” The Times
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