10% off all books and free delivery over £40
Buy from our bookstore and 25% of the cover price will be given to a school of your choice to buy more books.

The Boy Who Sailed the Ocean in an Armchair

View All Editions

£6.99 £6.29

In Stock. Same day dispatch on orders before 3pm.

Add To Wishlist
Write A Review

LoveReading4Kids Says

LoveReading4Kids Says

One of our Books of the Year 2015 - Shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Award 2016 - Best Story - October 2015 Book of the Month  Lara Williamson writes books that are poignant and heart-warming, books unequivocally and unashamedly about love. Eleven year old Becket Rumsey is struggling to find the answers to some important questions: how to properly say goodbye to his mum, who died when his little brother was born, and why his dad – fish delivery man ‘the Codfather’ - has suddenly left their ‘second mum’ Pearl.  It’s no wonder that he’s sad and worried, yet for all that the book is very funny. The humour comes from Becket’s idiosyncratic view of life, and the things he gets up to with little brother Billy, but also from the gap that exists between adults’ and children’s understanding of the world. Becket does find the answers to his questions, and ends the book happier and a bit wiser - readers will too. ~ Andrea Reece

LoveReading4Kids

Books of the Month
Recommended Children's eBooks

Find This Book In

Suitable For:
Other Genres:
Recommendations:

About

Press Reviews

Author

Collections Featuring This Book

You Might Also Like...

9+ readers

Secrets of an Undercover Activist

Nat Amoore

Paperback

In Stock

£7.19 £7.99

9+ readers

Locked Out Lily

Nick Lake

Paperback

In Stock

£7.19 £7.99

9+ readers

Rosie Raja: Churchill's Spy

Sufiya Ahmed

Paperback

In Stock

£7.19 £7.99

9+ readers

The Billow Maiden

James Dixon

Paperback

In Stock

£7.19 £7.99