Little Island - Big Adventures 9789766380878

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For Ages: 8-10 years Maria Roberts-Squires Little Island - Big Adventures is a story which celebrates friendship, family life and the security of living in a small close-knit community where people care for one another. The novel recounts the many adventures of the main character, Sara-Ann and ...Read more



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For Ages: 8-10 years

  • Maria Roberts-Squires

Little Island - Big Adventures is a story which celebrates friendship, family life and the security of living in a small close-knit community where people care for one another. The novel recounts the many adventures of the main character, Sara-Ann and her best friend Ruben during their last school year on the island. Told from Sara-Ann's point of view, it abounds with mischief and humorous adventures as it gives a close-up view of the way of life on this tiny Grenadine island in the 1960s. Sara-Ann's adventures featuring the local witch, a mad bull, a graveyard prank, a jilted bride and other exciting events are highly entertaining. The language is stimulating and will help to extend the vocabulary of the 12-14 age group.


Key Features:

  • This story places emphasis on the strength of family, family ties and community.
  • The story is told by an imaginative child who is an avid reader.The language should stimulate and extend the vocabulary of the 12-14 age group.
  • The story is set in the 1960s, and the environment and the characters are typically Caribbean. 
  • The story gives an intimate glimpse of the culture and habits of the people on the island.

 

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