Reviews

  • "I absolutely loved this book as a boy…. The simple line drawings were just wonderful; they gave the feeling of wide open spaces and freedom."

    Tony Ross
  • "My childhood simply would not have been the same without this book. It created a whole world to explore, one that lasted long in the imagination after the final page had been read"

    Markus Sedgwick
  • "All the thrills of Treasure Island and Robinson Crusoe"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "The very stuff of play"

    The Guardian
  • "Thrilling not only to young readers fond of the sea, but also to older readers who remember how they enjoyed sea stories when they themselves were young"

    Scotsman

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