Desperate JourneyKelpies Classics
The family traveled across Scotland to Glasgow. City life is dirty and overcrowded, and work in the mills is hard and dangerous. Then a chance comes to join a ship that will sail for Hudson Bay in Canada...and once again they start a long, perilous journey. Will they survive the treacherous Atlantic crossing, and what will they find in the strange new land?
Kathleen Fidler had a gift for bringing historical characters to life for today's children. The Desperate Journey is her best-known story, a true Scottish classic whose thrilling plot will keep children gripped from start to end.