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War Horse

War Horse (Paperback, 2nd edition)

By Morpurgo, Michael
Illustrated by Place, Francois

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In 1914, Joey, a young farm horse, is sold to the army and thrust into the midst of the war on the Western Front. With his officer, he charges towards the enemy, witnessing the horror of the frontline. But even in the desolation of the trenches, Joey's courage touches the soldier... read full description below.

ISBN 9781405226660
Barcode 9781405226660
Published 13 July 2017 by Egmont UK Ltd
Format Paperback, 2nd edition
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ISBN-13 9781405226660
ISBN-10 1405226668
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Egmont UK Ltd
Imprint Egmont Books Ltd
Publication Date 13 July 2017
International Publication Date 4 September 2006
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, 2nd edition
Edition 2nd edition
Author(s) By Morpurgo, Michael
Illustrated by Place, Francois
Category Adventure Stories
Number of Pages 192
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 12mm
Weight 139g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.914
Catalogue Code 43480

Description of this Book

From master storyteller, Michael Morpurgo comes an incredibly moving story about one horse's experience in the deadly chaos of the first world war. In 1914, Joey, a young farm horse, is sold to the army and thrust into the midst of the war on the Western Front. With his officer, he charges towards the enemy, witnessing the horror of the frontline. But even in the desolation of the trenches, Joey's courage touches the soldiers around him.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Michael Morpurgo is one of the most successful children's authors in the country, loved by children, teachers and parents alike. He has written more than forty books for children. He has won the Whitbread Award, the Smarties Award, the Circle of Gold Award, the Children's Book Award and has been short-listed for the Carnegie Medal four times.

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