The Little Captain

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One morning, after a fierce storm, the people of the harbour come down to find a strange ship called the Neversink stuck fast on top of the sand dunes. Inside is only a small boy with a big cap – the Little Captain. He and his ship stay marooned on top of the dunes until one day a giant wave sweeps the Neversink to freedom. And so the Little Captain sets sail once more, this time with three of the town’s children, Podgy, Marinka and Thomas, as his crew mates. Together they are determined to find the island of Evertaller, where legend has it children turn into grown-ups overnight and never have to go to school again.

ISBN: 9781782693376 Author: Biegel, Paul Publisher: Pushkin Children's Books Publication Date: 2nd August 2022 Imprint: Pushkin Children's Books Cover: Paperback Dewey: 839.31364 (edition:23) Pages: 349 Language: English Edition: Omnibus ed Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subject:

A timeless and enchanting children’s fantasy classic by the author of The King of the Copper Mountains

One morning, after a fierce storm, the people of the harbour come down to find a strange ship called the Neversink stuck fast on top of the sand dunes. Inside is only a small boy with a big cap – The Little Captain. He and his ship stay marooned on top of the dunes until one day a giant wave sweeps the Neversink to freedom. And so The Little Captain sets sail once more, this time with three of the town’s children, Podgy, Marinka and Thomas, as his crew mates. Together they are determined to find the island of Evertaller, where legend has it children turn into grown-ups overnight and never have to go to school again…
This enchanting seafaring adventure is beloved by generations of children in the Netherlands.

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