Out Of The Ashes
Written by Michael Morpurgo
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Award-winning author Michael Morpurgo is also a farmer. Here he captures what living through the terrible foot and mouth epidemic in 2001 felt like for a child on a farm. Told in the dairy of thirteen year old Becky it is a story of exceptional power and sensitivity and one that every child should know.
In addition to our Lovereading expert opinion for Out of the Ashes a small number of children were lucky enough to be invited to review this title. Here's a taster....'the way he writes it makes it an absolutely fantastic read. Five stars all round.'
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Out Of The Ashes by Michael Morpurgo
On New Year's Day Becky Morley begins to write her diary. By March, her world has changed for ever. Foot and mouth disease breaks out on a pig farm hundreds of miles from the Morley's Devon home, but soon the nightmare is a few fields away. Local sheep are infected and every animal is destroyed. Will the Morley's flock be next?
A small number of children were lucky enough to be invited to review Out of the Ashes. You can read their reviews below.
Alana Richards, age 12 - 'Becky's father loves every animal on his farm. But life is about to change when foot and mouth disease spreads through the country. How will the Morley's farm be affected? Will the animals survive?' Click Here to read the full review.
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