Journey To The End Of The World
Written by Henning Mankell
Part of the Joel Gustafsson Stories Series
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The Lovereading4Kids comment
A deeply moving story of a 15 year olds’ first encounter with his mother since she had abandoned him as a baby. Joel has left school and longs to begin a new life as a sailor. But first he and his father travel far from home to meet the woman who left them. Joel’s journey of discovery is thoughtfully explored.
Journey To The End Of The World by Henning Mankell
Joel is fifteen and has left school, wanting to become a merchant sailor and travel far away from his home town in Northern Sweden. But first he must face up to the past and meet his mother who ran off when he was little. After such a long time how will Joel and his dad cope with such a reunion and will Joel ever sail the seas as he dreams?
'Mankell is as proficient a writer for teenagers as he is for adults.' Observer
About the Author
Interest Age: From 12
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Andersen Press Ltd
6th March 2008
Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press
Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.
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