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Lobster Boy

by Rodman Philbrick


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Twelve-year-old Samuel "Skiff" Beaman is a boy with incredible determination. Since the death of his mother, his father has sunk into depression, and now Skiff's pride and joy, their boat the Mary Rose has sunk too. If only he can raise and fix Rose, Skiff is sure he'll be able to get the family business, and his dad, back on track. But to fix the boat he needs $5000. Determined to raise the money himself, Skiff decides to go out on the open ocean all alone, on a dangerous mission to harpoon a prize giant tuna.
"Beautifully written and instantly enthralling." - The Funday Times

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Usborne Publishing Ltd
NED, 1
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Rodman Philbrick (Author)

Rodman Philbrick has been writing since the age of sixteen. He had published more than a dozen novels for adults before the publication of his first book for younger readers, Freak the Mighty. Since then, he has won numerous awards and honours, in...

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