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Marissa's Books & Gifts, LLC 9781845076443 The Faraway Island

Marissa's Books & Gifts, LLC

The Faraway Island

When a sailor can't bear life on ship any more, he jumps overboard and swims to a big barren rock. There he cares for a half-drowned cockerel and plants rice, hiding away when a boat arrives. The sailors are amazed to see rice growing and keep coming back, leaving plants and game-birds, until the island bursts with tropical fruit and wildlife. But soon the Queen of Portugal hears about it and demands to meet the person responsible.

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Hardcover
Dianne Hofmeyr
Lincoln Children's Books
2008-09-01
1845076443
9781845076443
1560959433746x364109563605286900