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War Horse

CD - unabridged
(3 CDs)
Product Number: CY809
Released: 01 Apr, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780008115531
Narrator(s): Luke Treadaway
Publisher: W F Howes
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In the deadly chaos of the First World War, one horse witnesses the reality of battle from both sides of the trenches. Bombarded by artillery, with bullets knocking riders from his back, Joey tells a powerful story of the truest friendships surviving in terrible times. One horse has the seen the best and the worst of humanity. The power of war and the beauty of peace. This is his story.

Author(s): Michael Morpurgo
Awards:Author Awards: 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.
Original Publish Date: 01 Apr, 2016

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"Before the Steven Spielberg film, before the National Theatre production, there was the classic children’s novel... “War Horse is a story of universal suffering for a universal audience by a writer who ‘has the happy knack of speaking to both child and adult readers’” THE GUARDIAN “There are few children’s writers as compelling as Michael Morpurgo.” DAILY EXPRESS"

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