Where the World Ends

by Geraldine McCaughrean

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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 …read more

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Title Where the World Ends
ISBN 9781474936521
Author by Geraldine McCaughrean
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd
Imprint Usborne Publishing
Publication Date 1 February 2018
Format EPUB
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Number of Pages 336
Filesize 3.05 MB
Language EN
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Animal Stories
Historical Fiction
Historical Figures & Biographies
War Stories
Monarchs & Royalty
Knights & Crusaders
Reformers & Philanthropists
Explorers & Discoverers
Invaders, Settlers & Colonizers
Pirates & Outlaws

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Harshly beautiful, and stark with near-despair, this is an unsettling, deeply original historical novel.

Author Biography

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.

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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?

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