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The Wreck Of The Zanzibar

Author : Michael Morpurgo
ISBN : 9781780311425
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 62.11 MB
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A gripping children’s story from War Horse author and former Children's Laureate 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 Zanzibar is a gripping historical adventure from the author of An Eagle in the Snow, Listen to the Moon, Shadow, and An Elephant in the Garden. Michael Morpurgo is the master storyteller of such modern classic children's books as War Horse, Friend or Foe, Private Peaceful, and Kensuke's Kingdom. He has written more than one hundred books for children 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.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Wreck Of The Zanzibar

Author : Campbell Perry
ISBN : 0439965837
Genre : Reading (Elementary)
File Size : 87.97 MB
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Read & Respond provides teachers with all the resources they need to teach this classic children's story. Notes and activities reflect the way that teachers teach now and include shared texts, guided reading notes, reading activities, speaking and listening activities, writing projects and assessment guidance.
Category: Reading (Elementary)

Island Tales

Author : Michael Morpurgo
ISBN : 140526795X
Genre : Children's stories, English
File Size : 80.39 MB
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A beautiful bound edition of award-winning storyteller Michael Morpurgo's enchanting and heartwarming stories about the Isles of Scilly: The Wreck of the Zanzibar and Why the Whales Came.
Category: Children's stories, English

Out Of The Ashes

Author : Michael Morpurgo
ISBN : 0330400177
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 75.30 MB
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As the year 2001 begins, disaster engulfs the British countryside as foot and mouth disease plunges farming communities into nightmare. The infection draws closer and closer to the Morley's small acreage. Then the unmistakeable symptoms appear in one of their cows...
Category: Juvenile Fiction

King Of The Cloud Forests

Author : Michael Morpurgo
ISBN : 0749746947
Genre : Adventure stories
File Size : 51.85 MB
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'The creature was crouched by the fire and when he rose his bulk filled the room. He was like a giant man but yet not a man...' It's 1941. Escaping from China as the Japanese invade, Ashley must leave his father and embark with Uncle Sung on a dangerous journey across the Himalayas towards India. Ashley finds himself alone in the hostile mountains, battling for life. He is just about to give up all hope, when he has a mysterious and terrifying encounter with a colony of yetis. However, far from being a threat, the yetis seem to know Ashley and start to worship him as their king. Ashley is uncomfortable with this false position and leaves their warm companionship to continue his hard journey, all alone, across into India. Against the odds, Ashley survives the harsh winter conditions to eventually return home to his father.
Category: Adventure stories

Story Of The Wreck Of The Titanic

Author : Marshall Everett
ISBN : 9781623580391
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 27.60 MB
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As the original title page proudly proclaims, A Graphic and Thrilling Account of the Sinking of the Greatest Floating Palace Ever Built, Carrying Down to Watery Graves More Than 1,500 Souls; Giving Exciting Escapes from Death and Acts of Heroism Not Equaled in Ancient or Modern times, Told by the Survivors. Indeed, of all the “instant books” published after the sinking of the Titanic, this one best captures the spirit of the times, and of the public reaction to the disaster. Alongside the harrowing accounts of survivors and their testimony before the Senate investigation, there are chapters of newspaper editorials and sermons preached by prominent clergy. Thus we find that even a hundred years ago, opinion columns were despairing of the modern need for speed, and were calling for stern regulation of the new-fangled “Marconigrams” (radio), while churchmen lauded the spirit of “women and children first,” and preached on “How Shall We View God in the Light of Such a Disaster.” The influence of newspapers on public opinion is also shown in the illustrations, which include many editorial cartoons reacting to the disaster. An essential book for studying the historiography of the Titanic.
Category: Transportation

Robin Of Sherwood News

Author : Michael Morpurgo
ISBN : 0435125028
Genre : Outlaws
File Size : 80.33 MB
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A 20th-century boy discovers a skull beneath the roots of an upturned tree - and is suddenly transported to the ancient world of Sherwood Forest. Aimed at readers in Years 7 and 8, it provides a means of studying characters and their motives - with opportunities for discussion and exploration.
Category: Outlaws

Michael Morpurgo

Author : Sally Wilkinson
ISBN : 9781134150946
Genre : Education
File Size : 46.44 MB
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This innovative series is designed to help primary teachers plan focused sessions on the work of popular, well-loved and valued authors, both classic and contemporary. Each book contains a range of activities for use directly in the classroom, covering biographical information about the author; a review of the author's work and a summary of major themes in his/her key texts; key language features of the author; frameworks to help children analyze, evaluate and compare texts, and to develop personal opinions of authors' works; ideas for writing modeled on or developed from key texts; speaking and listening opportunities; drama and role play ideas; and references to video, CD-ROM, websites and ICT activities. Inside each book is a full-color pullout poster illustrating the work of the author, which also has a set of challenges for children on the back. Michael Morpurgo is the author of over 60 books for children, including Sam's Duck, The Butterfly Lion, The Wreck of the Zanzibar, and Kensuke's Kingdom. Beginning with a detailed plan for structuring a half-term's work on Michael Morpurgo, this book presents activities that focus on narrative structure, character development, settings and themes. Activities and games include: focus on biography - writing blurbs, role-playing 'ask the author', creating a magazine article/web page about the author; exploring key themes, including bullies, not liking school, caring for animals, relationships with older people, and farm and country life; creating a character sketch; writing in role; focusing on time with a story web; analyzing setting; and an in-depth study of The Butterfly Lio.
Category: Education

Blodin The Beast

Author : Michael Morpurgo
ISBN : 1555912117
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 37.2 MB
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The story of young Hosea's quest to save his people from the tyranny of Blodin.
Category: Juvenile Fiction