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- DescriptionAt the outbreak of World War One, Joey, young Albert's beloved horse, is sold to the cavalry and shipped to France. He's soon caught up in enemy fire, and fate takes him on an extraordinary odyssey, serving on both sides before finding himself alone in man's land. At the outbreak of the First World War, Joey, young Albert's beloved horse, is sold to the cavalry and shipped to France. He's soon caught up in enemy fire, and fate takes him on an extraordinary odyssey, serving on both sides before finding himself alone in man's land. But Albert cant forget Joey and, although still t old eugh to enlist, he embarks on a treacherous mission to the trenches to find him and bring him home. Narrated from an unusual perspective, Michael Morpurgoa (TM)s classic vel vividly brings to life the sufferings of animals caught up in human warfare. War Horse has been adapted by the National Theatre to become a hit play and is w being made into a major motion picture by Steven Spielberg. Download the free scheme of work from the Collins Education website to support your teaching.
- Author BiographyMichael 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 Whitbread Award and the Blue Peter Book Award.
- Author(s)Michael Morpurgo
- PublisherHarperCollins Publishers
- Date of Publication23/06/2011
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Series TitleCollins Readers
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintCollins Educational
- Weight260 g
- Width136 mm
- Height191 mm
- Spine15 mm
- Educational LevelUK School Key Stage 3
- Interest AgeFrom 11
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