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Sea Legs

Sea Legs

by Alex Shearer
Eric and Clive's widowed dad is a steward on a cruise ship, and every time he goes away, the twins miss him terribly. Eric (older and considerably wiser than Clive by about five minutes) and Clive decide that this time will be different. When their father leaves for his latest cruise, they will go with him Only Dad doesn't know yet, because Eric and Clive are going to be stowaways How can their plan possibly fail? Okay, so Clive is a compulsive liar, with a tendency toward disastrous mishaps. It's worth the risk. All they have to do is keep out of Dad's way and stay out of trouble -- for three whole weeks...
Ages
8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Grade Level Equivalent
5.3
Lexile Measure
860L
DRA
40
Guided Reading
S
Publisher
Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Number of Pages
320
Genre
Adventure, Comedy and Humor, General Fiction

About the Author

Alex Shearer Alex Shearer is the critically acclaimed author of The Hunted and The Speed of the Dark. His most recent novel is Canned.

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