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Private Peaceful

By: Morpurgo, Michael

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0007486448 / 9780007486441
Paperback
823.914
01/12/2010
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England
20 cm 184 p.
Children / Juvenile  Learn More
Quiz No: 206723, Points 7.00, Book Level 5.20,
Middle Years - Key Stage 2 Learn More
Reprint. Film tie-in. Originally published: 2003.

A stunning edition of this modern classic of World War One, featuring an introduction by the author and insightful testimonies from soldiers. Told in the voice of Private Tommo Peaceful, the story follows twenty-four hours at the front, and captures his memories of his family and his village life - by no means as tranquil as it appeared. Full of vivid detail and engrossing atmosphere, leading to a dramatic and moving conclusion, Private Peaceful is both a compelling love story and a deeply moving account of the First World War. Extra material: - Introduction by Michael Morpurgo- Inspiration letter by Michael Morpurgo- Background on the execution of British soldiers in WW1 for cowardice, including personal testimony from soldiers

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1DBKEW South West England, 1DDB Belgium, 3JJF c 1914 to c 1918 (including WW1) , YFN Family & home stories (Children's / Teenage), YFT Historical fiction (Children's / Teenage)

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