From Waterstones Book Prize 2014 shortlisted author, Lara
Williamson, The Boy who Sailed the Ocean in an Armchair is perfect
for fans of Michael Morpurgo, Jacqueline Wilson and Wonder by R J
Palacio. Becket Rumsey is all at sea. His dad has run away with him
and his brother Billy in the middle of the night. And they've left
everything behind, including their almost-mum Pearl. Becket has no
idea what's going on - it's a mystery. So with the help of Billy
and a snail called Brian, Becket sets out on a journey of
discovery. It's not plain sailing but then what journeys ever are?
An extraordinary story of courage, dreams and finding your way,
from the bestselling author of A Boy Called Hope (shortlisted for
the 2014 Waterstones Book Prize).