The Kingdom by the Sea (Essential Modern Classics)

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9780007301416: The Kingdom by the Sea (Essential Modern Classics)

Guaradian award winning novel about courage, friendship and war. Reissued into the Essential Modern Classic list.

When a bomb during an air raid destroys Harry's home and kills his family, he knows that he is all alone in the world and has only himself to rely on. Anxious that he will be sent to live with his fussy Cousin Elsie he goes on the run across the war-battered land of North East England, his only friend in his journey a stray dog that he meets on the beach. Will Harry ever find a place to call home again, or will he be on the run forever?

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‘Sympathetically read by Steven Mackintosh who gives it a strong sense of place with his use of mild Tyneside accents.’ Books for Keeps

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Harry is an old hand at air-raids – but that night, although he survives the bombing, his home and his parents are gone. He can’t bear the thought of being landed with strange relatives, so he goes away to where nobody knows him.

And so begins an incredible journey. Harry makes friends with Don the dog – bombed-out like himself. They make a home on the beach and learn to survive in their Kingdom. But there is one last battle in store for Harry – one that he is not prepared for…

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