An Eagle in the Snow by Michael, M. B. E. Morpurgo
  

Synopsis

An Eagle in the Snow by Michael, M. B. E. Morpurgo

The powerful new novel from the master storyteller - inspired by the true story of one man who might have stopped World War II. 1940. The train is under attacks from German fighters. In the darkness, sheltering in a railway tunnel, the stranger in the carriage with Barney and his mother tells them a story to pass the time. And what a story. The story of a young man, a young soldier in the trenches of World War I who, on the spur of the moment, had done what he thought was the right thing. It turned out to have been the worst mistake he ever could have made - a mistake he must put right before it is too late...

Reviews

Praise for An Eagle in the Snow: Brilliant, fascinating and intriguing. Historical fiction at its most magnificent. Jackie French Praise for Michael Morpurgo: Michael Morpurgo writes brilliantly about war and animals, conveying the big emotions without preaching. The former children's laureate has the happy knack of speaking to both child and adult readers Guardian Morpurgo, as always, is subtle and skilful, and incorporates social and moral issues into his writing without being self-righteous or detracting from the quality of the narrative Elizabeth Reilly, British Council

About the Author

Michael Morpurgo OBE is one of Britain's best-loved writers for children. He has written over 100 books and won many prizes, including the Smarties Prize, the Blue Peter Book Award and the Whitbread Award. His recent bestselling novels include 'Listen to the Moon', 'A Medal for Leroy' and 'Shadow'. His novel 'War Horse' has been successfully adapted as a West End and Broadway theatre play and a major film by Steven Spielberg. A former Children's Laureate, Michael is also the co-founder, with his wife Clare, of the charity Farms for City Children.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
271 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Michael, M. B. E. Morpurgo
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Publisher

HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
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Publication date

8th October 2015

ISBN

9780008161125


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