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King of the Cloud Forests

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King of the Cloud Forests is a much loved story of bravery and compassion in the face of war and loss, from the author of War Horse. First edition first impression in fine condition, no internal markings, pages clean, binding firm, jacket in removable protective sleeve, please see pics, any questions please get in touch. He is also the author of WAR HORSE, which has been made into a Tony Award-winning Broadway play and a Golden Globe-nominated film. War and History: The book talks about the history of missionaries in China and the Japanese invasion of China. When battling the hostile environments of the mountains, and finding himself alone in an unfamiliar world, Ashley’s courage is put to the test.

He was awarded an OBE in 2007 and a Knighthood in the New Year’s Honours in 2018 for services to literature and charity. King of the Cloud Forests is the story of Ashley Anderson, the son of a missionary working in China. Change country: -Select- Albania Algeria American Samoa Andorra Angola Anguilla Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba Australia Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belgium Belize Benin Bermuda Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana Brazil British Virgin Islands Brunei Darussalam Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Islands Cayman Islands Central African Republic Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Cook Islands Costa Rica Cyprus Czech Republic Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) Democratic Republic of the Congo Denmark Djibouti Dominica Dominican Republic Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Finland France French Guiana French Polynesia Gabon Republic Gambia Ghana Gibraltar Greece Greenland Grenada Guadeloupe Guam Guatemala Guernsey Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hong Kong Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jersey Jordan Kenya Kiribati Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Liechtenstein Lithuania Luxembourg Macau Macedonia Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Marshall Islands Martinique Mauritania Mauritius Mayotte Mexico Micronesia Moldova Monaco Mongolia Montenegro Montserrat Morocco Namibia Nepal Netherlands Netherlands Antilles New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Niue Norway Oman Pakistan Palau Panama Papua New Guinea Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Puerto Rico Qatar Republic of Croatia Republic of the Congo Reunion Romania Saint Helena Saint Kitts-Nevis Saint Lucia Saint Vincent and the Grenadines San Marino Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Islands South Africa South Korea Spain Sri Lanka Suriname Svalbard and Jan Mayen Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Taiwan Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Togo Tonga Trinidad and Tobago Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Turks and Caicos Islands Tuvalu Uganda Ukraine United Arab Emirates United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Vatican City State Venezuela Virgin Islands (U.A boy, fleeing for his life when the Japanese invade China, forms a relationship with the mythical Tibetan yetis and miraculously survives winter in the Himalayas. On their summer holidays in Wales, Michael and his little cousin Polly are told magical tales by an old Russian sea captain. But Tips, Lily's adored cat, has other ideas – barbed wire and the danger of guns and bombs mean nothing to her. The journey was hard due to crossing the Himalayas and the Tibetan culture forcing Ashley to disguise his identity. Several of his other stories have been adapted for screen and stage, including My Friend Walter, Why the Whales Came and Kensuke's Kingdom.

You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice. Eventually an opportunity to break free arises and he escapes but not without sadness for his Yeti friends. the two share a bond and an experience and such comradeship that is more precious to them than anything else. En poursuivant votre navigation sur ce site, vous acceptez l’utilisation de cookies à des fins de publicités adaptées à vos centres d’intérêts, de partage sur les réseaux sociaux et de statistiques de visites.Ashley is uncomfortable with his new status, particularly when he faces tests, as the Yetis expect him to have magical powers. But then Auntie Snowdrop gives Michael a medal, followed by a photograph, which begin to reveal a hidden story that will change everything - and reveal to Michael who he really is. Morpurgo's writing is clean and cohesive, padded with edifying descriptions and details that give the world and Ashley's thoughts depth without impeding the pace or easy digestion of the story. For me, the greater part of writing is daydreaming, dreaming the dream of my story until it hatches out - the writing down of it I always find hard. I said in my comments as I was reading the book that it was like watching an experienced tightrope walker performing her act and thinking 'that looks easy enough'.

I also want to say a big thank you to the editor of this book because they make things better than they originally were.He started the charity Farms for City Children in 1976 with his wife, Clare, aimed at relieving the poverty of experience many young children feel in inner city and urban areas. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites.

But nothing will convince them and Patrick cries himself to sleep - only to be woken by a greyhound puppy licking his face! A lyrical and moving tale of a young boy growing up in Africa, and his lifelong friendship with a white lion. Taken like that it could be from the 1920s or 30s, a story from the era of the Boys' Own Paper and Chums. Morpurgo added: “Storymakers and storytellers like Barrie, and like all the previous winners of this award, have given us the hope and faith children need, we need, to keep flying, have sustained us through dark and troubled times, have banished doubt.They struggle to get through the Himalayas, especially as winter comes in and have to endure much hardship and suspicion from fellow travellers and others they meet who offer them hospitality along the way. Read more about the condition Very Good: A book that has been read and does not look new, but is in excellent condition. However, far from being a threat, the yetis seem to know Ashley and start to worship him as their king. With nothing but the shirt on his back and a bottle of water, Will must learn to survive deep in the jungle.

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