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Description - Kensuke's Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo

The story of a young boy's fantastic adventure after being washed up on a Pacific island ' adapted for the stage by acclaimed dramatist Stuart Paterson from the best selling novel by Children's Laureate Michael Morpurgo.

Michael embarks on a round the world sailing voyage with his parents, only for their dream to become a nightmare when Michael falls overboard. Washed up on an island in the Pacific populated with orang utans, Michael soon makes a startling discovery: the island is already home to one extraordinary man, and this is Kensuke's Kingdom...

Stuart Paterson's stage adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's Kensuke's Kingdom was first staged by Birmingham Stage Company in 2005.

'A brilliant touring production... I was still on a high days later'
- Times Educational Supplement

'One to treasure... In this adaptation by Stuart Paterson, the story is beautifully told... I've never heard such cheering as there was at the start of the second act'
- Birmingham Post

'Paterson is a quite unrivalled talent within the theatre'
- Herald

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781854599698
ISBN-10: 1854599690
Format: Paperback / softback
(199mm x 124mm x 5mm)
Pages: 64
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Publisher: Nick Hern Books
Publish Date: 14-Dec-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Michael Morpurgo

Stuart Paterson is the 'master of children's theatre' (Scotsman). Christmas - in Scotland in particular - is never without several stagings of his plays, which include Hansel and Gretel and a Cinderella in which Buttons gets to marry Cinders. Both are published by NHB.

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