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Nicky’s very rich parents love to sail on their fancy boat but Nicky longs for adventure.  One night their boat is shipwrecked in a storm and Nicky lands on an island where he makes friends with a monkey, two goats and parrots. He has even more adventures than he can handle. Illustrated by Tomie de Paola. Ages 5-8

“Best and brightest of the year.” Chicago Sun Times

“This clever story should catch the fancies of young Robinson Crusoes and inspire dreams and conversation about their own would-be island adventures.” Booklist

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