By Michael Morpurgo
A gripping children's story.
We all knew what was going to happy. We'd seen it before. A ship about to founder staggers before she falls. A huge wave broke over her stern and she not come upright again.
Life on the Scilly Isles in 1907 is bleak and full of hardship. Laura's twin brother, Billy, disappears and then a storm devastated everything. It seems there's little hope. But then the Zanzibar is wrecked on the island's rocks and everything changes.....