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Arctic Star

Arctic Star (Paperback)

By Palmer, Tom
Illustrated by Clohosy Cole, Tom

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Multi-award-winning author Tom Palmer returns with a thrilling naval adventure inspired by the incredible history of the Second World War Arctic convoys. Winter 1942. Teenagers Francis, Joseph and Stephen are Royal Navy recruits on their first mission at sea during the Second Wor...ld War. Their ship is part of an Arctic convoy sailing to Russia to deliver supplies to the Soviets. The convoys have to navigate treacherous waters, sailing through a narrow channel between the Arctic ice pack and German bases on the Norwegian coast. Faced with terrifying enemy attacks from both air and sea, as well as life-threatening cold, gales and pack ice, will all three boys make it home again?
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ISBN 9781781129715
Released NZ 21 Jul 2021
Publisher Barrington Stoke Ltd
Format Paperback
Series Conkers
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ISBN-13 9781781129715
Stock Available
Status In-stock at supplier; ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Barrington Stoke Ltd
Imprint Barrington Stoke Ltd
Released 21 Jul 2021
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Palmer, Tom
Illustrated by Clohosy Cole, Tom
Series Conkers
Category Reference
Fiction (Child / Teen)
Award Winning
Adventure Stories
Historical Fiction
True Stories (Of Endurance and Survival)
Warfare, Defence & Peace Studies
Personal Family, Relationship & Social Issues
Suicide, Death & Bereavement
Self-Awareness & Self-Esteem
Dyslexia Friendly
Hi Interest Low Reading Ability
Number of Pages 208
Dimensions Width: 130mm
Height: 198mm
Dewey Code 823.92
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age 8-12 years
Reading Age 8-12 years
Library of Congress World War, 1939-1945 - Juvenile fiction - Naval operations - Arctic Ocean
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile