As five friends paddle around the bay in their dinghy, none of them see a storm coming until it's too late. Swept out to sea, the children end up on a desert island. Follow them in this exciting playscript, as they explore the island and try to find a way to escape - and discover that sometimes it's the most unlikely person who saves the day.
- Gold/Band 9 fiction offers developing readers literary language and stories with distinctive characters.
- Text type: A playscript
- A map of the island on pages 22 and 23 help readers to retrace the events of the play.
- Curriculum links: Citizenship: Taking part - developing skills of communication and participation; Art and design: people in action; Geography: An island home
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