Stowaway! : Band 14/Ruby
Build your child’s reading confidence at home with books at the right level
This adventure story recounts the first round-world voyage of Tudor explorer Sir Francis Drake through the eyes of Dickon, a lame stowaway, who goes on to become Drake’s cabin boy and personal hero. Readers learn about the harsh life that sailors in Tudor times experienced as they coped with storms, mutinies and illness on board ship.
* Ruby/Band 14 books give increasing opportunities for children to develop their skills of inference and deduction.