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Literacy Focus Week 7

By Miss Ravenscroft

Literacy Focus Week 7

Book Review

The Life of Pi By Yann Martel

Life of Pi is a fantasy adventure novel by Yann Martel in which he blends some fact with fiction. The protagonist is Piscine Molitor “Pi” Patel, a Tamil boy from Pondicherry. When the ship in which 16-year-old Pi and his zoo-keeping family are to emigrate from India to Canada sinks, he is left the sole human survivor in a lifeboat with a zebra, a hyena, an orangutan and a bedraggled, seasick tiger named Richard Parker, Pi is determined to survive.

Word of the week

celestial

adjective – Pertaining to the sky or visible heaven