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    Oliver and the Seawigs – Philip Reeve and Sarah McIntyre

    “Oliver Crisp was only ten years old, but they had been a very busy and exciting ten years, because Oliver’s mother and father were explorers. They met on the top of Mount Everest.  They had been married at the Lost Temple of Amon Hotep, and had spent their honeymoon searching for the elephant’s graveyard. And when young Oliver was born they simply bought themselves a back-carrier and an off-road baby-buggy and went right on exploring.” Oliver’s parents have exhausted all exploration locations. It would appear they have explored to the end of the world and back. So now its time to settle down. Oliver couldn’t be happier about the news…