Where the World Ends
- 9-11 years
|Title||Where the World Ends|
|Author||by Geraldine McCaughrean|
|Publisher||Usborne Publishing Ltd|
|Publication Date||1 February 2018|
|Number of Pages||336|
Fiction (Child / Teen)
Historical Figures & Biographies
Monarchs & Royalty
Knights & Crusaders
Reformers & Philanthropists
Explorers & Discoverers
Invaders, Settlers & Colonizers
Pirates & Outlaws
Harshly beautiful, and stark with near-despair, this is an unsettling, deeply original historical novel.
Geraldine McCaughrean is one of today's most successful and highly regarded children's authors. She has won the Carnegie Medal, the Whitbread Children's Book Award (three times), the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, the Smarties Bronze Award (four times) and the Blue Peter Book of the Year Award. Geraldine lives in Berkshire with her husband, daughter and golden retriever, Daisy.
In the summer of 1727, a group of men and boys are put ashore on a remote sea stac to harvest birds for food. No one returns to collect them. Why? Surely nothing but the end of the world can explain why they have been abandoned. And how can they survive, housed in stone and imprisoned on every side by the ocean?