Feather Wars by Sally Grindley
  

Feather Wars

Written by Sally Grindley

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From the award-winning Sally Grindley comes another story-telling masterpiece. Feather Wars is an accomplished and finely rendered novel set during World War Two that gently brings to life some complex issues in the life of a young boy. Sam is being bullied at school - a quiet, creeping insidious form of bullying that has Sam terrified of his persecutors. Sam is also very angry with his father as it appears that he is the cause of the bullying. Sam's father keeps pigeons and the bullies find this amusing. When Sam's father has to go off and help in the D-Day landings and Sam is left at home with his mother and little sister things begin to change for him. He begins to see things in a new light and finds a new resolve to deal with the problems around him.

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Feather Wars by Sally Grindley

About the Author

Sally Grindley

Sally was our Guest Editor for December 2010. Click here to see her book selections.

Sally began writing in 1984 while she was working for a nationwide children's book club. She has been a full-time author since 1995 and has had over 140 books published. She won the prestigious Smarties Gold Prize in 2005 for her novel ‘Spilled Water’, and 'Shhh' won the Children's Book Award in 1992 and was shortlisted for the Smarties Prize. She has also won and been shortlisted for a number of other awards. Sally is lauded for her ability to write across a wide range of subjects and for a wide range of ages – from street kids to giants and from toddlers to pre-teens.

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Format

Paperback
224 pages

Author

Sally Grindley
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Author's Website

www.sallygrindley.co.uk/

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Publisher

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Publication date

19th May 2003

ISBN

9780747563389

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