Winter's Bullet by William Osborne
  

Winter's Bullet

Written by William Osborne

9+ readers   11+ readers   
Download an extract Add to wishlist Share this book

The Lovereading4Kids comment

A thrilling wartime adventure about two brave and resourceful Dutch teenagers. When Tygo discovers a Jewish girl hiding in a chimney clutching a diamond, he refuses to give her up. Instead he turns spy, trading the jewel for information that will end Hitler's war. Exploring the widely held view that Hitler had plans for a weapon of mass destruction, William Osborne has created a brilliantly original and page-turning adventure of friendship, loyalty and trust from a snippet of World War Two history.

A Piece of Passion from Barry Cunningham, Publisher I adore the what-would-happen-if stories from history that nearly happened. What could we have done if Hitler had finished developing his ultimate weapon or escaped at the last minute – but more importantly still, what if it was all down to a bunch of renegade kids? Step up and find out – William Osborne makes it all come true (nearly).

Win a SIGNED hardback copy of Ottoline and the Purple Fox!

We are giving away 3 signed hardback copies of the fourth Ottoline adventure written and illustrated by Chris Riddell, Ottoline and the Purple Fox.

To have a chance of winning one of these great prizes, click the button below. Please note that this draw is open only for UK residents and is free to enter, multiple entries from the same email address will only be counted once.

Draw closes on 5 December 2016. The winners will be notified by 16 December 2016 and you should have your prize in time for Christmas!

Good luck!


Enter prize draw Draw closes: 05/12/2016

Synopsis

Winter's Bullet by William Osborne

Tygo, a locksmith's son, is forced by the Nazis to loot abandoned Dutch homes for valuables. Known as 'the Ferret', he's despised by everyone, but it's the only way he can keep his family alive. But when he discovers a girl with a diamond in a chimney, he refuses to give her up. Instead he turns spy and trades the jewel for information about Hitler's ultimate weapon. Can a ferret become a hero? He has one shot to stop the war.

Reviews

Praise for Hitler's Angel:

'An incredible adventure' Bear Grylls

A gripping World War Two adventure...The action-packed plot twists and turns Julia Eccleshare, Lovereading

fast-paced wartime adventure Serendipity Reviews

it was an upbeat page turner that I learned plenty from and it made me want to read on. I really enjoyed this book and I hope that you will too The Historical Novel Association

The boys and girls in my school's book club (aged 11-13) all really enjoyed this adventure tale - the mild peril the characters are faced with is enough to create enough suspense without alienating or upsetting young readers, All scored Hilter's Angel at least 7.5/10 which I would wholeheartedly endorse for a young teenage audience Natalie Moreland Bookworm blog

About the Author

William Osborne

After Cambridge University, William became a barrister but his career took a sharp swerve when he switched to scriptwriting in Hollywood. He has worked on over sixty movies including Twins, Goldeneye and The Mummy. He now lives in London where he continues to write films and books. Hitler's Angel is his first book for Chicken House.

More books by this author

Loading similar books...

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback
224 pages

Author

William Osborne
More books by William Osborne

Publisher

Chicken House Ltd

Publication date

2nd October 2014

ISBN

9781909489769

Categories


It’s really exciting to read and review new books, thrilling to see my reviews online and I love finding the final published copies on sale.

Sam Harper – age 10

I have told all my friends, family & teachers to see for themselves just how great the site is. Without fail, they are hugely impressed.

Alexander Boxall – age 11

We love Lovereading as my 5 year old loves to read new books before anyone else has a chance, she says it makes reading exciting!

Tracey Chorley

We love Lovereading4kids because it promotes reading choices, new authors and a sense of community for children of all ages!

Rachel Bridgeman

It’s so easy to find the right book for your child. Such an easy-to-use, yet in-depth website. 100% reliable.

Pippa, Jack, Liam & Matthew Wils

This company is amazing; not only is it is a great opportunity to get books and review them but everyone is so friendly and supportive!

Jemma Rubens, age 10

I love Lovereading4kids because I get an opportunity to put my opinion forward and to try new books

Elosie Clarkson – age 11

It is THE website to use for narrowing down your search for any book. Definitely knocks the socks off any other book review website.

Nickey and Tomasz Hawryszczuk
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools