Tessa Maclean never wanted to come to Seagull Island. Her father's new wife, Sheena, is expecting a baby. Tessa feels angry and unhappy. But then Sheena has an accident : Tessa must take the boat across to Inverkeld to fetch a doctor. Will she get there through the storm ? Penguin Readers are simplified texts designed in association with Longman, the world famous educational publisher, to provide a step-by-step approach to the joys of reading for pleasure. Each book has an introduction and extensive activity material. They are published at seven levels from Easystarts (200 words) to Advanced (3000 words).