claire riley, Independent Usborne Organiser

Treat your bookworms to The Boy Who Sailed the Ocean in an Armchair

2nd January 2019

Becket Rumsey is all at sea.

All he wants is for his family to be whole again. But standing in his way are two things: 

1. His dad, his brother and him have run away from home in the middle of the night

2. Becket's mum died before he got the chance to say goodbye

Becket's journey is not plain sailing, but then what journeys ever are? Arming himself with an armchair of stories, a snail named Brian and one thousand paper cranes, Becket ploughs on, determined to make his wish come true.

This extraordinary story of courage, dreams and finding your way from Lara Williamson, the bestselling author of A Boy Called Hope, is brilliant for all readers. Dealing with family drama with a poignancy and lightness of touch that is incredibly moving, this novel will bring tears and laughter - maybe even at the same time!

Available now for only £5.99 (worth £6.99). Order yours from your local Independent Usborne Organiser today or get in touch.