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A Message to the Sea

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Description for A Message to the Sea Paperback. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: 5AK; YFB; YFN; YXG. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 132 x 199 x 21. Weight in Grams: 186.
There's no telling who might write back . . . It's been a year since Tom Pellow's dad was lost at sea. He was a sailor and Tom also finds himself drawn to the vast ocean; it holds so many possibilities, dangers and secrets. After hearing a song on the radio, Tom decides to write a message in a bottle, and throw it out into the sea. To 'cast his bread upon the waters'. He doesn't really expect to hear back, but Tom keeps writing anyway, sending messages out on the tide and searching the waves for a reply. ... Read more

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About Alex Shearer
Alex Shearer was born in Wick, in the far North of Scotland. He has written several TV series, stage plays, radio plays and comedy scripts. Moving into writing for children, his novels BOOTLEG and THE GREATEST STORE IN THE WORLD were adapted for television by the BBC, and his 2003 novel THE SPEED OF THE DARK was shortlisted for the ... Read more

Reviews for A Message to the Sea
Shearer handles a difficult, poignant topic with sensitivity, warmth and a deep understanding of a child's bewilderment and need for answers
Lancashire Evening Post
This book shines with honesty: Shearer fearlessly explores grief- Tom's and his family's - creates a community which lives, yer on year with the ... Read more

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