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War Horse

War Horse
 

In 1914, Joey, a beautiful bay-red foal with a distinctive cross on his nose, is sold to the army and thrust into the midst of the war on the Western Front. With his officer, he charges toward the enemy, witnessing the horror of the battles in France. But even in the desolation o... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780439796644
Published 1 September 2010 by Scholastic
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Morpurgo, Michael, M. B. E.

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ISBN-13 9780439796644
ISBN-10 0439796644
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
Publisher Scholastic
Imprint Scholastic US
Publication Date 1 September 2010
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Morpurgo, Michael, M. B. E.
Category Fiction (Child/Teen)
Adventure Stories
Animal Stories
Interest Age 4-12 years
Reading Age 4-12 years
Library of Congress Human-animal relationships, World War, 1914-1918, Horses, Human-animal communication, World war, 1914-1918
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Number of Pages 165 pp
Dimensions Width: 133mm
Height: 190mm
Spine: 11mm
Weight 127g
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 213597

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In 1914, Joey, a beautiful bay-red foal with a distinctive cross on his nose, is sold to the army and thrust into the midst of the war on the Western Front. With his officer, he charges toward the enemy, witnessing the horror of the battles in France. But even in the desolation of the trenches, Joey's courage touches the soldiers around him and he is able to find warmth and hope. But his heart aches for Albert, the farmer's son he left behind. Will he ever see his true master again?

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Author's Bio

Michael Morpurgo, former Children's Laureate of Britain, is the author of War Horse, called Superb by the New York Times Book Review, and now a major motion picture. His other prize-winning books include Kensuke's Kingdom, Private Peaceful, and The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips. Michael lives in Devon, England, with his wife, Clare. Together, they founded the charity Farms for City Children, which gives children from urban areas an opportunity to spend a week working on a farm in the countryside. You can find out more about him and his books at michaelmorpurgo.org.

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