Nelson at Sea by Simon Weston, David Fitzgerald
  

Nelson at Sea

Written by Simon Weston, David Fitzgerald
Illustrated by Jac Jones

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Nelson at Sea is the third in Simon Weston's humorous and heart-warming story that champions friendship and community spirit. This bestselling series charts the adventures of Nelson, a delightful horse with a very practical and down-to-earth attitude to life. Nelson the carthorse lives with Mike the milkman at the St Mary Dairy in Pont-y-cary. Life is always an adventure for Nelson and his stablemates; with two rats called Rhodri and Rhys, a pigeon with no sense of direction, an ex-racehorse named Cardigan, a frog in a bow-tie, and a bunch of rugby-playing ducks (the All-Quacks), so chaos and a lot of fun is often just around the corner!

His other titles also featuring Nelson include A Nod from Nelson and Nelson to the Rescue.

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Synopsis

Nelson at Sea by Simon Weston, David Fitzgerald

In this new escapade, Nelson and his stable mates are very, very excited. When they spot a travel brochure in Mike the Milk's kitchen, they assume that they're all going on holiday. But when Mike explains that he's the only one who'll be taking a break to Llandudno, they decide to book a seaside break of their own - to Tenby! Their landlady Ms Rhonda 'Sea View' Pugh is less than impressed with her more unusual guests - undeterred, they set about having fun on their holiday. But when an emergency arises on the beach, the gang springs into action to help the local lifeboat crew, and make a few new friends along the way.

Reviews

"Falklands hero Simon Weston's first novel for children is a humorous story with a real feel-good factor as he tackles the topical issue of environmental awareness." Wales Online review of A Nod from Nelson

"This is a lovely book, written in nice short chapters for sharing aloud, or easy enough to read for a capable 7 year old. It's full of word play.." The Bookbag.co.uk on Nelson to the Rescue

About the Author

Simon Weston, David Fitzgerald

Simon Weston OBE (pictured) is a former British Army soldier who became well-known after suffering severe injuries during the bombing of the RFA Sir Galahad in the Falklands War. After recovering from his initial injuries, he has worked tirelessly for charity and is now a well-known personality on radio and television and is in demand as an after-dinner speaker throughout the UK. Nelson at Sea is the latest in his best-selling series of children’s books chartering Nelson’s adventures.

David FitzGerald is the voice of Saturday mornings on BBC Radio Devon. He started out in radio in the early 1980s, before moving to television, reporting for Sky News. He is also an experienced writer, having scripted television favourites such as The Bill and Spitting Image.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
64 pages

Author

Simon Weston, David Fitzgerald
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Publisher

Gomer Press

Publication date

16th October 2011

ISBN

9781848513150

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