My Family and Other Animals - Part II: Chapter 11, The Enchanted Archipelago Summary & Analysis

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Part II: Chapter 11, The Enchanted Archipelago Summary and Analysis

The family decides it is time to get a motor for The Sea Cow since the summer heat is making it too difficult to row. The family discovers a small line of islands where Gerald enjoys spending his time searching for new sea life. The rest of Gerald's family loses interest in the islands as it is difficult to swim and too hot to lie around while Gerald explores. Not ready to lose his newly found archaeological treasure, Gerald asks if he can use the boat once a week for his excursions. Not to be deterred, Gerald uses his upcoming birthday as a chance to realize his dreams of becoming a serious scientist with a boat of his own.

Gerald asks if he can make a list of the things he...

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