The Resource An eagle in the snow, Michael Morpurgo ; illustrated by Michael Foreman

An eagle in the snow, Michael Morpurgo ; illustrated by Michael Foreman

Label
An eagle in the snow
Title
An eagle in the snow
Statement of responsibility
Michael Morpurgo ; illustrated by Michael Foreman
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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..
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
823.92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
pre adolescent
An eagle in the snow, Michael Morpurgo ; illustrated by Michael Foreman
Label
An eagle in the snow, Michael Morpurgo ; illustrated by Michael Foreman
Publication
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
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  • txt
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Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
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Contents
1940. Barney and his mother, their home destroyed by bombing, are travelling to the country when their train is forced to shelter in a tunnel from attacking German planes. There, in the darkness, a stranger on the train begins to tell them a story. A story about Bobby Byron, the most decorated soldier of WW1, who once had the chance to end the war before it even began, and how he tried to fix his mistake
Control code
16099163
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Dimensions
21 cm.
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Extent
264 pages
Isbn
9780008134150
Media category
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Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Kotui multi-version record.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780008134167
  • (OCoLC)922304524
  • (Nz-Kotui)3763198
  • (OCoLC)919621975
  • (Nz)16099163

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