Publish (date):1985 children's literature
The main characters are Gracie, Daniel. They live on the island of Bryher in the Isles of Scilly. There is one person on that island that Gracie and Daniel have been told to keep away from. Who lives on the south side of the island. There are rumours that the Birdman is mad and dangerous. One day the end up sailing their boat that they make south side of the island and bump into him. Birdman turn out to be a friendly man. and they begin a secret friendship with the old man. Mr. Woodcock, as the Birdman is really named, lived on the nearby isle of Samson – also out of bounds to everyone on Bryher – until it became uninhabitable and then retreated to his remote cottage. . One day a whale comes to the bay , that same day birdman tells them a story that is how Samson became cursed. The villagers hear the whales and come down to kill the whales. If they do the island future will not be good. Will Gracie and Daniel stop them ? find out.
Excellent read keeps you on your toes with surprise. I loved this book , if you are into all genre read this book 10+
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