THE KINGDOM BY THE SEA

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9780749707965: THE KINGDOM BY THE SEA

One of a series of top-quality fiction for schools, this is a "Guardian" Children's Fiction Award-winner about a boy growing up. When his house on Tyneside is bombed in the war, and his family killed, Harry goes to live on the beach and makes his way up the coast with only a stray dog for company.

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Robert Westall was born October 1929, in Tynemouth, England. His first book, The Machine Gunners, was published in 1975, for which he won the Carnegie Medal. Amongst many more prizes and accolades, he won the Carnegie for the second time in 1980, with The Scarecrows. He died in 1993.

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It's WWII England, and young Harry's parents and sister are killed in a bombing. Harry meets great kindness and cruelty as he fights for survival for himself and his newly acquired dog. Whately presents each of a diverse lot of characters very realistically. He also does the sound effects to recreate the bombings. Whately's delivery gives the listener a clear picture of this effecting story. An excellent purchase for young audiences; however, others especially WWII buffs would also enjoy this presentation. S.G.B. (c)AudioFile, Portland, Maine

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