Shopping cart
22%OFFRob Forkan Paul Forkan - Tsunami Kids: Our Journey from Survival to Success - 9781782433576 - V9781782433576
Stock image for illustration purposes only - book cover, edition or condition may vary.

Tsunami Kids: Our Journey from Survival to Success

€ 21.99
€ 17.23
You save € 4.76!
FREE Delivery in Ireland
Description for Tsunami Kids: Our Journey from Survival to Success Hardcover. On Boxing Day 2004, Rob, Paul, Matty and Rosie Forkan lost their parents in the tsunami that devastated Sri Lanka. This is an enthralling, harrowing but ultimately uplifting journey from the slums of India and the tsunami, to the boardrooms of the City of London, Downing Street and beyond. Num Pages: 256 pages, 16pp plates. BIC Classification: 1FKS; 3JMC; BTP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 161 x 27. Weight in Grams: 586.
On Boxing day 2004, Rob, Paul, Mattie and Rosie Forkan tragically lost their parents in the Boxing Day Tsunami that devastated Sri Lanka. Aged from 8 to 17, they subsequently faced a harrowing and solitary 200km trek across the decimated country to get home to safety. The bravery, ingenuity and resilience they displayed was the result of their unusual upbringing. Taken out of school at a young age, they received an unconventional and global education, learning independence and resourcefulness while carrying out voluntary work for charities in India alongside their parents. In the decade ... Read more

Product Details

Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
Publication date
Number of Pages
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days

About Rob Forkan Paul Forkan
Rob and Paul Forkan are the co-founders of Gandys Flip Flops and Orphans for Orphans. They have written their story with the co-operation of younger siblings Mattie and Rosie, who also shared their unimaginable journey.

Reviews for Tsunami Kids: Our Journey from Survival to Success
An extraordinary story that'll restore your faith in humanity
Daily Mail
An incredible true story
Daily Express
Remarkable and inspiring... published to mark 10 years since the tsunami
The Bookseller
Honest, humorous and insightful
Evening Standard
The next big thong
Independent on Sunday
Spurred by tragedy to build flip-flop empire ... Read more

Goodreads reviews for Tsunami Kids: Our Journey from Survival to Success