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Escape from Shangri-La

Author: Michael Morpurgo
Publisher: London : Egmont, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A man who looks like a tramp turns up on Cessie's doorstep and says he is her grandfather. She loves Popsicle immediately, but her father is less willing to welcome the stranger. Popsicle has amnesia, so is he really who he claims to be?
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Morpurgo
ISBN: 1405226706 9781405226707
OCLC Number: 70400140
Notes: Originally published: London: Heinemann, 1998.
Description: pages cm
Contents: Firm sale (Print on Demand or Special Order title) -Paperback -Michael Morpurgo is a master storyteller, former Children's Laureate and multi-award winner. This is a fresh reissue of a much-loved story with a beautiful new cover. Turned away by his own son, Cessie's long-lost grandfather finds himself in the place he fears most --
a nursing home called Shangri-La. Only Cessie loves him and is determined to help him escape and unravel the truth of his past --
a past that comes to him only in glimpses --
a lifeboat, a tin of condensed milk, and, a terrifying night on the beaches of Dunkirk in World War II.
Responsibility: Michael Morpurgo.

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Turned away by his own son, Cessie's long-lost grandfather finds himself in the place he fears most - a nursing home called Shangri-La. Only Cessie loves him and is determined to help him escape and  Read more...

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