Avoid Sailing on an Irish Famine Ship! by Jim Pipe


Avoid Sailing on an Irish Famine Ship! by Jim Pipe

You are a farmer living in Ireland in the 1840s. It's hard work feeding your family and paying rent, and it's about to get harder when, in 1845, a disease wipes out your potato crop. To escape the Famine you must start a new life in America. But first, you must battle storms, a vicious crew, rotten food, and worse.

About the Author

David Antram was born in Brighton, England, in 1958. He studied at Eastbourne College of Art and then worked in advertising for 15 years before becoming a full-time illustrator. He has since illustrated well over 100 titles, mainly for children and young adults, including around 60 in the bestselling 'You Wouldn't Want to Be' series.

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32 pages
Interest Age: 7-11


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Publication date

3rd April 2008



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