In a world where violence and bad language are quickly becoming the norm, this is a good, clean, adventure story about four kids in a blended family who are stranded on an island. They face many trials together that will test their bonds and their individual resolve. Along the way, they must learn to work together in order to survive and what it means to be a family.
What I love about these books are the principles behind the story. Encouraging children to meet life’s challenges; whether it’s becoming a member of a new family, working to achieve the next level at school, or tackling a physical test with courage, willpower and teamwork. Not a technically challenging read, it still manages to satisfy our 9 year old’s thirst for a good story, with moral fibre thrown in for good measure! Here’s what GG had to say about it: