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The Silver Swan

(2000)
A Picture Book by

 
 
A boy on an isolated farm observes a lovely swan as she arrives on a moonlit lake. Day by day, the boy watches as she makes her home on the lake, finds a mate, builds a nest, and hatches five fluffy cygnets. When a starving fox threatens the swan and her brood, the boy desperately tries to protect his friend, but eventually he must comes to terms with the harsh-and, ultimately, the redemptive-aspects of nature.

The beautiful and touching prose of Michael Morpurgo and the richly textured, exquisite art of Christian Birmingham make this an unforgettable journey through the life cycle of a lake's wild creatures and a boy's coming of age.

Genre: Children's Fiction

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Used availability for Michael Morpurgo's The Silver Swan

Hardback Editions

October 2000 : USA Hardback
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Title: Silver Swan
Author(s): Michael Morpurgo
ISBN: 0-385-41022-0 / 978-0-385-41022-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday Canada, Limited
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October 2000 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Silver Swan
Author(s): Michael Morpurgo
ISBN: 0-8037-2543-4 / 978-0-8037-2543-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dial
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Paperback Editions

September 2001 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Silver Swan
Author(s): Michael Morpurgo
ISBN: 0-552-54614-3 / 978-0-552-54614-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Corgi Childrens
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Audio Editions

May 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Silver Swan
Author(s): Michael Morpurgo
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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May 2011 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Silver Swan
Author(s): Michael Morpurgo
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Availability: Amazon CA   


May 2011 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Silver Swan
Author(s): Michael Morpurgo
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Availability: Amazon UK