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The Summer of the Marco Polo

3.23 of 5 stars 3.23  ·  rating details  ·  26 ratings  ·  2 reviews
In the summer of 1883 a famous clipper ship ran aground off the coast of Prince Edward Island near the home of a young girl named Lucy Maud Montgomery. Lucy Maud, who became one of Canada's most beloved writers, wrote about the grand adventure in her journals and reflected on it years later in her notebooks. The town of Cavendish was transformed by the presence of the crew ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published April 1st 2007 by Orca Book Publishers (first published March 1st 2007)
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Gundula
May 20, 2012 Gundula rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Fans of L.M. Montgomery (with a caveat)
In the summer of 1883, the world-famous clipper "Marco Polo" ran aground off the coast of P.E.I. near young Lucy Maud Montgomery's home. Maud wrote about this event in her journal and one of her first literary compositions was a piece on the wreck of the Marco Polo.

After quite adoring Lynn Manuel's Lucy Maud and the Cavendish Cat, I was expecting to also greatly enjoy her picture book on the wreck of the Marco Polo, The Summer of the Marco Polo. Unfortunately, the story proved to be a bit disap
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Alida
Inspired by the L M Montgomery's journals, this book tells the story of a shipwreck off the coast of PEI and how it affected the town of Cavendish. Lovely drawings.
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Lynn was born and raised in Hamilton, Ontario. Daughter of steel-worker Clarence Earl and Verna Mary Maycock, she graduated from McMaster University in 1969 with a degree in history. She went on to receive a bachelor of education degree in 1975 from the Ontario Teacher Education College. After moving to British Columbia in 1976, she began her career while raising her children, Jennifer Vallée and ...more
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