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Dolphin Boy Michael Morpurgo

Dolphin Boy By Michael Morpurgo

Dolphin Boy by Michael Morpurgo


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Summary

Jim lives in a fishing village - but no-one goes fishing anymore as all the fish have gone. One day, Jim spots a dolphin beached on the sand. After saving the dolphin it soon returns with many more dolphins. They have come to stay - and the village comes to life with tourists, mended boats and dolphins.

Dolphin Boy Summary

Dolphin Boy by Michael Morpurgo

Jim lives in a fishing village - but no-one goes fishing anymore as all the fish have gone. One day, Jim spots a dolphin beached on the sand. He runs to get help, and everyone works together to return the dolphin to the water. Afterwards, the dolphin stays in the harbour, playing with the swimmers - and he even carries Jim on his back! Then the dolphin disappears, and everyone is so sorrowful they take out a boat to find him. Suddenly the sea is boiling with dolphins leaping out of the sea! They have come to stay - and the village comes to life with tourists, mended boats, and dolphins!

Dolphin Boy Reviews

Lovingly illustrated in delicate watercolours, Dolphin Boy is the touching tale of a boy's unconditional love for a new-found friend that will thrill and engage. * The Good Book Guide *
Michael Morpurgo is a master storyteller and this tale of a fishing village struggling to survive . . . is no exception. For all ages, this is a beaufifully illustrated book. * Education Otherwise *
Michael Morpurgo's poignant narative, complimented by Michael Foreman's wonderful illustrations...It doesn't get much better. -- Mandy Caddy * The Times *

About Michael Morpurgo

Michael Morpurgo (Author) Michael Morpurgo has written over 120 books, many of them award-winning. His most well-known work, War Horse, was adapted into a multi-Oscar nominated film by Steven Spielberg, and a widely-acclaimed play at the National Theatre. In 2003 Michael became the third Children's Laureate, a position he helped create with the poet Ted Hughes. With his wife, Clare, he set up the charity Farms for City Children, and for their pioneering work they were both awarded the MBE in 1999.Michael Foreman (Illustrator) Michael Foreman OBE is one of the most talented and popular creators of children's books today. He has won the Kate Greenaway Medal two times and has been the UK nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen Award twice. His highly acclaimed books are published all over the world. He is married and has three sons. He divides his time between St Ives in Cornwall and London.

Additional information

GOR010459200
9781842703205
184270320X
Dolphin Boy by Michael Morpurgo
Used - Like New
Hardback
Andersen Press Ltd
0
32
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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