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Stories of War

(2013)
A collection of stories by

 
 
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.

Genre: Children's Fiction

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February 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Michael Morpurgo War Collection
Author(s): Michael Morpurgo
ISBN: 1-4052-6601-5 / 978-1-4052-6601-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Egmont
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