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I disappeared on the night before my twelfth birthday. Washed up on an island in the Pacific, Michael struggles to survive on his own. With no food and no water, he curls up to die. When he wakes, there is a plate beside him of fish, of fruit, and a bowl of fresh water. He is not alone...This is from the author of the internationally acclaimed War Horse, this is a spellbinding adventure story about friendship and survival. Kensuke's Kingdom was shortlisted for the Whitbread Prize and won the FCB Award. "A dazzling adventure." (The Times).
Hardcover
Published on October 3, 2011 by Egmont Books Ltd
16 Book Reviews
  • julieisatiger22
    julieisatiger2213 days55 stars
    One of the most amazing books I have read! It was so incredible I cried a fair lot at the end. Michel Morpogo is such a skilled author inspiring me and many other children.
    • heyosprinkles
      heyosprinklesabout 2 years44 stars
      It was soo good. The ending was fantastic-I didn't expect that to happen .I totally recommend it
      • john cenaover 3 years
        it is cool
        • stanley 20over 3 years
          great book
          • yauover 3 years
            l love this booooooook
            • yauover 3 years
              i love this book so cooooool
              • the getawayover 3 years
                that rocks man
                • stanley20
                  stanley20over 5 years55 stars
                  This book "Kensuke's Kingdom " is a very interesting book.It is about a boy who was sailing with his family.He fall into the water with his dog and float to an island that they don't know.They met a man that live on the island , the man was a Japanese.He was on the island ,because a war that they fight with USA.He was a solider on a ship.The ship sink and like the boy he float to the island that he doesn't know.At first they didn't get along with each other but after they became friend.After a long time finally they were saved and they went back to the country where they came from.
                  • artistk
                    artistkalmost 7 years
                    I love this book but it is so sad in the end.
                    • julieisatiger22
                      julieisatiger2213 days55 stars
                      Completeley agree I even cried at the end
                    • danoobking
                      danoobkingover 7 years55 stars
                      I like it