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Description - War Horse by Michael Morpurgo

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In the deadly chaos of the First World War, one horse witnesses the reality of battle from both sides of the trenches. Bombarded by artillery, with bullets knocking riders from his back, Joey tells a powerful story of the truest friendships surviving in terrible times. One horse has the seen the best and the worst of humanity. The power of war and the beauty of peace. This is his story. War Horse was adapted by Steven Spielberg as a major motion picture with Jeremy Irvine, Emily Watson, and Benedict Cumberbatch. The National Theatre production opened in 2007 and became one of the most successful theatrical productions in recent history. War Horse is a story of universal suffering for a universal audience by a writer who 'has the happy knack of speaking to both child and adult readers' (The Guardian).

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405226660
ISBN-10: 1405226668
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 129mm x 12mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Farshore
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publish Date: 29-Jun-2017
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Michael Morpurgo

Michael Morpurgo is one of the most successful children's authors in the country, loved by children, teachers and parents alike. He has written more than forty books for children. He has won the Whitbread Award, the Smarties Award, the Circle of Gold Award, the Children's Book Award and has been short-listed for the Carnegie Medal four times.

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