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Two Adventure Stories-A world Away, Josh Moon and Meg Beth Browning

Two Adventure Stories-A world Away, Josh Moon and Meg

Beth Browning

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‘A World Away’The first story is set in 1800’s. It shows the horror of ten year old lonely Jake’s life, an orphan, as he lives on the streets of London. Jake is caught stealing, convicted and condemned to live on the other side of the world whereMore‘A World Away’The first story is set in 1800’s. It shows the horror of ten year old lonely Jake’s life, an orphan, as he lives on the streets of London. Jake is caught stealing, convicted and condemned to live on the other side of the world where first he has to serve seven years before he will be free. Jake makes a friend in prison, Tom, who is about his own age. They set off together to face the long voyage, adventures and trials all before even reaching the new world with its frightening prospects.‘Josh and Meg’The second story is set in 1780. Josh a 10 year old lad and his collie dog Meg leave his parents asleep in their caravan and sets off to go fishing. Josh is soon to regret his decision to sit in someone’s empty row-boat to fish as the mooring rope snaps and there are no oars. Swept away on the swollen river they spend a fearful night with the dangers of floating debris and weirs to contend with. He is carried many, many, miles away from his worried pregnant mum and his anxious dad who have no idea where he is. Josh’s exciting adventures take him into the realms of press gangs, Horatio Nelson and much more as he makes his way towards home.