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Stories of War

Stories of War

Author: Michael Morpurgo, O.B.E.
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Three gripping war stories from the front line of children's fiction from Britain's best-loved children's author, Michael Morpurgo. This superb collection of war stories includes: War Horse In 1914, Joey, a young farm horse, is sold to the army and thrust into the midst of the war on the Western Front. Friend or Foe Evacuated from London, David and Tucky feel like the war is a long way away from their new life .Then one night the skyline of the moor is lit up with gun flashes, and the distant crump of bombing...Waiting for Anya It is World War II and Jo stumbles on a dangerous secret: Jewish children are being smuggled away from the Nazis, close to his mountain village. Now German soldiers are at the border and Jo must get word to his friends that the children are trapped. Former Children's Laureate and award-winning author of War Horse, Michael Morpurgo, again demonstrates why he is considered to be the master story teller. Each war story in this collection is as powerful, moving and uplifting as the next, with all the charm and humanity we've come to expect from Michael Morpurgo. A fantastic gift book for the young avid reader.
Author description

Michael Morpurgo has written well over one hundred books and won many awards. In 1976 Michael and his wife Clare started the charity Farms For City Children, which aims to relieve the poverty of experience of young children from inner city and urban areas. In 1999 they were awarded the MBE and in 2006 Michael received an OBE. His novel War Horse has been adapted into a hugely successful and critically acclaimed West End play, and the Steven Spielberg film adaptation was number 1 around the world. Michael is a tireless champion for children's books and was formerly the Children's Laureate.

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General Fields

  • : 9781405266017
  • : Egmont UK Ltd
  • : Egmont Books Ltd
  • : November 2012
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : March 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 512
  • : Paperback
  • : Paperback
  • : Bind up ed
  • : illustrations
  • : Bind up ed
  • : illustrations
  • : 823.914
  • : 823.914
  • : Michael Morpurgo, O.B.E.
  • : 512