Description - The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne
Discover an extraordinary tale of innocence, friendship and the horrors of war.
'Some things are just sitting there, minding their own business, waiting to be discovered. Like America. And other things are probably better off left alone'
Nine-year-old Bruno has a lot of things on his mind. Who is the 'Fury'? Why did he make them leave their nice home in Berlin to go to 'Out-With' ? And who are all the sad people in striped pyjamas on the other side of the fence? The grown-ups won't explain so Bruno decides there is only one thing for it - he will have to explore this place alone. What he discovers is a new friend. A boy with the very same birthday. A boy in striped pyjamas. But why can't they ever play together?
'A small wonder of a book' Guardian
BACKSTORY- Read an interview with the author JOHN BOYNE and learn all about the Second World War in Germany.
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Format: Paperback / softback
(188mm x 129mm x 16mm)
Vintage Children's Classics
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
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Author Biography - John Boyne
John Boyne was born in Ireland in 1971. He is the author of nine novels for adults and four for younger readers, including the international bestsellers The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, which has sold more than six million copies worldwide, The Absolutist and, most recently, Stay Where You Are and Then Leave. His novels are published in over forty-five languages. He is married and lives in Dublin. www.johnboyne.com john_boyne
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