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Sailing Home: A Story of a Childhood at Sea

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Games of tag on the deck; swings tied to the masts; a floating farmyard filled with chickens and ducks and even a pig; exotic pets, including a mongoose, a monkey, a kangaroo; studying astronomy and celestial navigation under the stars and geography with firsthand visits all over the world. This was the childhood of the four Madsen children who made their home aboard a fou ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published August 1st 2001 by NorthSouth
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Michele
Sep 29, 2013 Michele rated it really liked it
Read this to my girls. We all really enjoyed it. It was a sweet little book, with great illustrations. The girls liked seeing the photographs of the ship and the family at the back of the book, too. Highly recommend.
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Aug 30, 2015 Rose rated it really liked it
Really nice story. Perfectly clean and contains no nonsense. There's an error on one page where the author describes coal as highly inflammable.
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Very cool kids book. Lots of opportunities for discussions and an amazing story overall!
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