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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 65 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book The Dollmaker of Krakow by R. M. Romero
    The Dollmaker of Krakow - by R. M. Romero

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781406379822 | ISBN 10: 1406379824

    A timeless fantasy set in the Second World War that weaves together magic, folklore and history, perfect for fans of The Book Thief, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas and Goodnight Mister Tom.  One night a little doll named Karolina comes to life i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Peace and Me by Ali Winter, illustrated by Mickaël El Fathi
    Peace and Me - by Ali Winter, illustrated by Mickaël El Fathi

    £12.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781911373650 | ISBN 10: 191137365x

    *Endorsed by Amnesty International* *A Junior Library Guild selection* *The Bookseller’s pick for Children’s Focus (March)*   What does peace mean to you? This illustrated collection of inspirational ideas about peace is based on the lives o ... more

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  • Cover image of book An Anty-War Story by Tony Ross
    An Anty-War Story - by Tony Ross

    £11.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781783446100 | ISBN 10: 1783446102

    The only ant with his own name, Douglas is born into the wonderful Antworld and dreams of one day joining the line to hunt out food. But his superiors have other plans for him: Douglas is to be a soldier. They tell him his job is all about parading, ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Little Piece of Ground by Elizabeth Laird
    A Little Piece of Ground - by Elizabeth Laird

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781509887637 | ISBN 10: 1509887636

    In Elizabeth Laird’s A Little Piece of Ground, twelve-year-old Karim Aboudi and his family are trapped in their Ramallah home by a strict curfew. Israeli tanks control the city in response to a Palestinian suicide bombing. Karim longs to play footb ... more

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  • Cover image of book Children in Our World: Global Conflict by Louise Spilsbury, illustrated by Hanane Kai
    Children in Our World: Global Conflict - by Louise Spilsbury, illustrated by Hanane Kai

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781526300515 | ISBN 10: 1526300516

    A beautifully illustrated picture book that sensitively explains larger issues and crises that dominate the news in an appropriate manner for children.   The Children in Our World picture book series helps children make sense of the larger iss ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Day War Came by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Rebecca Cobb
    The Day War Came - by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Rebecca Cobb

    £10.00   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781406376326 | ISBN 10: 1406376329

    A powerful and necessary picture book – the journey of a child forced to become a refugee when war destroys everything she has ever known.  Imagine if, on an ordinary day, war came. Imagine it turned your town to rubble. Imagine going on a long ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wave Me Goodbye by Jacqueline Wilson
    Wave Me Goodbye - by Jacqueline Wilson

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780440871514 | ISBN 10: 0440871514

    September, 1939. As the Second World War begins, ten-year-old Shirley is sent away on a train with her schoolmates. She doesn’t know where she’s going, or what’s going to happen to her when she gets there. All she has been told is that she’s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Imagine by John Lenon, illustrated Jean Jullien
    Imagine - by John Lenon, illustrated Jean Jullien

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786031853 | ISBN 10: 178603185x

    "Never have we all, child and grown-up child, needed this more, the words and the song in our hearts, lifting our spirits, giving us hope, and determination too to find the road to understanding, conciliation and peace."(Michael Morpurgo) Join one ... more

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  • Cover image of book Five Children on the Western Front (Inspired by E. Nesbit
    Five Children on the Western Front (Inspired by E. Nesbit's Five Children and It Stories) - by Kate Saunders

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780571342327 | ISBN 10: 0571342329

    An incredible, heart-wrenching sequel to E. Nesbit's Five Children and It, set on the eve of the First World War.  The five children have grown up - war will change their lives for ever.   Cyril is off to fight, Anthea is at art college, Robert i ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Peace Book (Board book) by Todd Parr
    The Peace Book (Board book) - by Todd Parr

    £6.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780316510776 | ISBN 10: 0316510777

    Peace is making new friends Peace is giving shoes to someone who needs them Peace is a growing garden Peace is having enough pizza in the world for everyone   The Peace Book delivers positive and hopeful messages of peace in an accessible, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Refugee by Alan Gratz
    Refugee - by Alan Gratz

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781407184326 | ISBN 10: 1407184326

    Three generations. Three kids on the run. A gritty tale of fate and survival.   Josef is on the wrong side of safety: a Jewish boy stuck in Nazi Germany. As the threat of the death camps looms, he boards a ship bound for distant lands...  Isabe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Welcome to Nowhere by Elizabeth Laird
    Welcome to Nowhere - by Elizabeth Laird

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781509840472 | ISBN 10: 1509840478

    Twelve-year-old Omar and his brothers and sisters were born and raised in the beautiful and bustling city of Bosra, Syria. Omar doesn't care about politics - all he wants is to grow up to become a successful businessman who will take the world by sto ... more

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  • Cover image of book Anna and the Swallow Man by Gavriel Savit
    Anna and the Swallow Man - by Gavriel Savit

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780141376646 | ISBN 10: 0141376643

    Anna and the Swallow Man is a stunning, literary, and wholly original debut novel that tells a new WW2 story. � Krak�w, 1939, is no place to grow up. There are a million marching soldiers and a thousand barking dogs. And Anna Lania is just seve ... more

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  • Cover image of book Oranges in No Man
    Oranges in No Man's Land - by Elizabeth Laird

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781509802920 | ISBN 10: 1509802924

    Oranges in No Man's Land brings Elizabeth Laird's emotional and gripping adventure to her next generation of fans.   Since her father left Lebanon to find work and her mother tragically died in a shell attack, ten-year-old Ayesha has been livi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Seeking Refuge by Irene N. Watts and Kathryn E. Shoemaker
    Seeking Refuge - by Irene N. Watts and Kathryn E. Shoemaker

    £11.95   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781926890029 | ISBN 10: 1926890027

    Eleven-year-old Marianne is fortunate. She one of the first two hundred Jewish children on the heroic rescue operation known as the Kindertransport, which arrived in London, England in December, 1938.   Life in the new country seems strange, h ... more

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  • Cover image of book Child Soldier: When Boys and Girls are Used in War by Jessica Dee Humphreys and Michel Chikwanine, illustrated by Claudia Dávilla
    Child Soldier: When Boys and Girls are Used in War - by Jessica Dee Humphreys and Michel Chikwanine, illustrated by Claudia Dávilla

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781445145655 | ISBN 10: 1445145650

    If there was ever a book to make you sit up and pay attention, then Child Soldier is it.   Michel Chikwanine was only five-years-old when he was abducted from outside his school by rebel soldiers in The Democratic Republic of Congo. Child Soldier ... more

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  • Cover image of book Only Remembered by Michael Morpurgo, illustrated by Ian Beck
    Only Remembered - by Michael Morpurgo, illustrated by Ian Beck

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780552574051 | ISBN 10: 0552574058

    2014 will mark one hundred years since the outbreak of the First World War. To mark the date, this beautiful anthology will collect favourite extracts, images and poems from some of the UK's leading cultural, political and literary figures.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gandhi for Kids: His Life and Ideas, with 21 Activities by Ellen Mahoney
    Gandhi for Kids: His Life and Ideas, with 21 Activities - by Ellen Mahoney

    £15.50   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781613731222 | ISBN 10: 1613731221

    With his wire-rimmed glasses, homespun cloths, and walking stick, Mohandas Gandhi is an international symbol of nonviolence, freedom, simplicity, and peace. Tracing Gandhi's evolution from a shy boy in India to a courageous, world-traveling spiritual ... more

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  • Cover image of book Green Lizards vs Red Rectangles: A Story About War and Peace by Steve Antony
    Green Lizards vs Red Rectangles: A Story About War and Peace - by Steve Antony

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781444920116 | ISBN 10: 1444920111

    A brave and thought-provoking picture book about war and peace from the bestselling author of The Queen's Hat and Please Mr Panda.   The green lizards and the red rectangles are at war. But why? They fight and fight and fight - can they find a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Half a Man by Michael Morpurgo, illustrated by Gemma O’Callaghan
    Half a Man - by Michael Morpurgo, illustrated by Gemma O’Callaghan

    £5.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781406367133 | ISBN 10: 1406367133

    Revered author Michael Morpurgo looks back on the post-war Britain of his childhood in this unflinching and deeply poignant tale of the physical and mental scars of war. Former children's laureate Michael Morpurgo remembers the post-war Britain of ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Knight Who Wouldn
    The Knight Who Wouldn't Fight - by Helen and Thomas Docherty

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781407163482 | ISBN 10: 1407163485

    Leo the mouse isn't like the other knights. While they like fighting, he'd rather read a book. Leo's parents are keen to turn him into a proper knight, so they pack him off on a mission to tame a dragon. But Leo knows that books are mightier than swo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hamid
    Hamid's Story: A Journey from Eritrea - by Andy Glynne, illustrated by Tom Senior

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780750292818 | ISBN 10: 0750292814

    This picture book captures a real-life account of a young boy's journey from Eritrea to seek asylum in a new country.   This picture book tells the story of 10-year-old refugee Hamid who flees Eritrea with his mother to escape the war and thre ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk
    Wolf Hollow - by Lauren Wolk

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780552574297 | ISBN 10: 0552574295

    Growing up in the shadows cast by two world wars, Annabelle has lived a mostly quiet, steady life in her small Pennsylvania town. Until the day new student Betty Glengarry walks into her class. Betty quickly reveals herself to be cruel and manipulati ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Boy at the Top of the Mountain by John Boyne
    The Boy at the Top of the Mountain - by John Boyne

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780552573504 | ISBN 10: 0552573507

    When Pierrot becomes an orphan, he must leave his home in Paris for a new life with his Aunt Beatrix, a servant in a wealthy household at the top of the German mountains. But this is no ordinary time, for it is 1935 and the Second World War is fast a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Whistling in the Dark by Shirley Hughes
    Whistling in the Dark - by Shirley Hughes

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781406365696 | ISBN 10: 1406365696

    In the hardship of war, everything is rationed except true friendship. From much-loved author Shirley Hughes comes a compelling wartime adventure set during the Liverpool Blitz. Liverpool, 1940: thirteen-year-old Joans home is under threat from ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gorilla Dawn by Gill Lewis
    Gorilla Dawn - by Gill Lewis

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780192739186 | ISBN 10: 0192739182

    Imara and Bobo are two children living with a band of rebel soldiers in the African jungle. When an orphaned gorilla is brought to their camp they swear to protect it. But in their war-ravaged world, can they ever find true safety? ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Kites Are Flying by Michael Morpurgo, illustrated by Laura Carlin
    The Kites Are Flying - by Michael Morpurgo, illustrated by Laura Carlin

    £5.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781406367317 | ISBN 10: 1406367311

    A television reporter's extraordinary experience in the West Bank reveals how children's hopes and dreams for peace and unity can fly higher than any wall built to divide communities and religions. Travelling to the West Bank to witness how life is ... more

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  • Cover image of book Listen to the Moon by Michael Morpurgo
    Listen to the Moon - by Michael Morpurgo

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780007339655 | ISBN 10: 0007339658

    May, 1915.   Alfie and his fisherman father find a girl on an uninhabited island in the Scillies injured, thirsty, lost and with absolutely no memory of who she is, or how she came to be there. She can say only one word: Lucy.   Wher ... more

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  • Cover image of book Half a Man by Michael Morpurgo, illustrated by Gemma OCallaghan
    Half a Man - by Michael Morpurgo, illustrated by Gemma OCallaghan

    £5.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781406360769 | ISBN 10: 1406360767

    Revered author Michael Morpurgo looks back on the post-war Britain of his childhood in this unflinching and deeply poignant tale of the physical and mental scars of war.  Revered storyteller Michael Morpurgo remembers the post-war Britain of hi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Looking at the Stars by Jo Cotterill
    Looking at the Stars - by Jo Cotterill

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780552566704 | ISBN 10: 0552566705

    What if the only thing you had left were the stories in your head?   Aminas homeland has been ravaged by war, and her family is devastated . . .   The women of the family Amina, her two sisters and their mother have no choice but ... more

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  • Cover image of book Blood and Ink by Stephen Davies
    Blood and Ink - by Stephen Davies

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781783442706 | ISBN 10: 1783442700

    Kadija is the music-loving daughter of a guardian of the sacred manuscripts of the ancient city of Timbuktu, Mali.   Ali is a former shepherd boy, trained as a warrior for Allah.   Tonight, the Islamist rebels are coming for Timbuktu. T ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hidden: True Stories of Children Who Survived World War II by Marcel Prins and Peter Henk Steenhuis
    Hidden: True Stories of Children Who Survived World War II - by Marcel Prins and Peter Henk Steenhuis

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781407149042 | ISBN 10: 1407149040

    Holocaust tales of children who hid to stay alive, collected by a top filmmaker and journalist. Its hard to get your head around, but Anne Frank was one of thousands. Now fourteen more Holocaust tales are finally told. How many children were hi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Phoenix by S.F. Said, illustrated by Dave McKean
    Phoenix - by S.F. Said, illustrated by Dave McKean

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780552571340 | ISBN 10: 0552571342

    A boy with unprecedented power must turn to the terrifying Alien enemies of humanity to discover his true nature and bring peace to a galaxy at war.   Lucky lives a relatively normal life on a remote moon of the planet Aries One, safe from the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Through My Eyes: Naveed by John Heffernan, edited by Lyn White
    Through My Eyes: Naveed - by John Heffernan, edited by Lyn White

    £5.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781743312483 | ISBN 10: 1743312482

    A heartfelt story of a teenage boy living in the conflict zone of Afghanistan. The explosion jolts him awake. He sits up, gasping for air, heart thumping. Was the blast real? Perhaps it had only happened in his head, a bad dream. Demons of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Five Children on the Western Front (Inspired by E. Nesbit
    Five Children on the Western Front (Inspired by E. Nesbit's 'Five Children and It' Stories) - by Kate Saunders

    £10.99   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780571310951 | ISBN 10: 0571310958

    Have you ever wondered what happened to the Five Children and It characters when the First World War began?   Cyril is off to fight, Anthea is at art college, Robert is a Cambridge scholar and Jane is at high school. The Lamb is the grown up a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Boy on the Wooden Box: How the Impossible Became Possible... on Schindler
    The Boy on the Wooden Box: How the Impossible Became Possible... on Schindler's List - by Leon Leyson, with Marilyn J. Harran and Elizabeth B. Leyson

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781471119682 | ISBN 10: 1471119688

    Leon Leyson (born Leib Lezjon) was only ten years old when the Nazis invaded Poland and his family was forced to relocate to the Krakow ghetto. With incredible luck, perseverance and grit, Leyson was able to survive the sadism of the Nazis, including ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stories of World War One by Tony Bradman (Editor)
    Stories of World War One - by Tony Bradman (Editor)

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781408330357 | ISBN 10: 1408330350

    A must-have anthology featuring stories by award-winning, bestselling authors, to commemorate the centenary of World War One. Tales to remember yesterday's fallen - from today's bestselling authors. Compiled by Tony Bradman, this collection of ... more

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  • Cover image of book What Are We Fighting For? New Poems About War by Brian Moses and Roger Stevens
    What Are We Fighting For? New Poems About War - by Brian Moses and Roger Stevens

    £4.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781447248613 | ISBN 10: 1447248619

    What Are We Fighting For? explores the concept of war in a brilliantly accessible way for younger readers.   Fascinating and moving in equal measure, there are poems about incredibly brave dogs, cats and pigeons; the Christmas truce of WWI wh ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Day My Father Became a Bush by Joke van Leeuwen
    The Day My Father Became a Bush - by Joke van Leeuwen

    £6.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781877579165 | ISBN 10: 1877579165

    The Day My Father Became a Bush is a delightful and poignant story of wartime Europe.  Before he becomes a bush, Toda’s father is a pastry chef. He gets up at the crack of dawn to bake twenty different sorts of pastries and three kinds of c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tony Robinson
    Tony Robinson's Weird World of Wonders - World War I - by Tony Robinson

    £5.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781447227717 | ISBN 10: 1447227719

    Everything you need to know about World War I!  Tony Robinson takes you on a headlong gallop through time, pointing out all the most important, funny, strange, amazing, entertaining, smelly and disgusting bits about World War I. It's history, b ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stay Where You are and Then Leave by John Boyne
    Stay Where You are and Then Leave - by John Boyne

    £10.99   hardback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780857532930 | ISBN 10: 0857532936

    The day the First World War broke out, Alfie Summerfield's father promised he wouldn't go away to fight - but he broke that promise the following day. Four years later, Alfie doesn't know where his father might be, other than that he's away on a spec ... more

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  • Cover image of book When the Guns Fall Silent by James Riordan
    When the Guns Fall Silent - by James Riordan

    £6.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780192735706 | ISBN 10: 0192735705

    Jack, standing among the war graves, sees a face he recognizes. Suddenly, it's 1914 again and he's a young lad back in the trenches. Visions of killing and misery come to him with horrible clarity. But then Jack remembers too the incredible moment wh ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stories of War by Michael Morpurgo
    Stories of War - by Michael Morpurgo

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781405266017 | ISBN 10: 1405266015

    This edition collects War Horse, Friend or Foe and Waiting for Anya.   War Horse: In 1914, Joey, a young farm horse, is sold to the army and thrust into the midst of the war on the Western Front. In the desolation of the trenches, Joey's coura ... more

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  • Cover image of book Little Manfred by Michael Morpurgo
    Little Manfred - by Michael Morpurgo

    £5.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780007491636 | ISBN 10: 0007491638

    A heart-lifting, heartbreaking story by Michael Morpurgo, the second-biggest childrens author in the UK. In the Imperial War Museum is a wooden Dachshund, carved by a German prisoner of war for the children of the British family with which he st ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Silver Sword by Ian Serraillier
    The Silver Sword - by Ian Serraillier

    £7.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780099572855 | ISBN 10: 0099572850

    "One of the great and enduring tales of survival, courage and hope"(Michael Morpurgo) 'If you meet Ruth or Edek or Bronia, you must tell them I'm going to Switzerland to find their mother. Tell them to follow as soon as they can'   Ha ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tamar by Mal Peet
    Tamar - by Mal Peet

    £7.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781406339130 | ISBN 10: 140633913x

    When her grandfather dies, Tamar inherits a box containing a series of clues and coded messages. Out of the past, another Tamar emerges, a man involved in the terrifying world of resistance fighters in Nazi-occupied Holland half a century earlier. H ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sadako
    Sadako's Cranes - by Judith Loske

    £12.99   hardback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9789881512604 | ISBN 10: 9881512603

    A true story about grief, hope and the dark side of nuclear power. Beautifully retold and illustrated by Judith Loske Even today, children from all over the world fold paper cranes as a sign of peace and hope and send them to Hiroshima ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shadow by Michael Morpurgo
    Shadow - by Michael Morpurgo

    £6.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780007339617 | ISBN 10: 0007339615

    A powerful novel from Michael Morpurgo, the nations favourite storyteller...   Never have Aman and his mother needed a friend more than when a Springer Spaniel appears thin and war-ravaged in the mouth of their Afghan cave. Nursed bac ... more

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  • Cover image of book An Elephant in the Garden by Michael Morpurgo
    An Elephant in the Garden - by Michael Morpurgo

    £6.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780007339587 | ISBN 10: 0007339585

    Its 1945. Elizabeth's father is fighting with the German army on the eastern front. Her mother works at Dresden zoo, where her favourite animal is a young elephant named Marlene.   When the zoo director tells her the dangerous animals must b ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Grasshopper
    The Grasshopper's Run - by Siddhartha Sarma

    £6.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781408809402 | ISBN 10: 1408809400

    Just as the invasion begins, an ambitious and vicious Japanese officer orders the massacre of a village of the Ao Naga tribe. Among those killed is Uti, grandson of the eldest Ao chief.  Gojen is his best friend, and on hearing the news o ... more

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  • Cover image of book Run Rabbit Run by Barbara Mitchelhill
    Run Rabbit Run - by Barbara Mitchelhill

    £6.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781849392495 | ISBN 10: 1849392498

    When Lizzie's dad refuses to fight in the Second World War, the police come looking to arrest him. Desperate to stay together, Lizzie and her brother Freddie go on the run with him, hiding from the police in idyllic Whiteway.   But when their ... more

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  • Cover image of book Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo
    Private Peaceful - by Michael Morpurgo

    £6.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780007486441 | ISBN 10: 0007486448

    Heroism or cowardice? Private Peaceful is a stunning story of the First World War from a master storyteller. Told in the voice of a young soldier, the story follows 24 hours in his life at the front during WW1, and captures his memories as he looks ... more

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  • Cover image of book Now by Morris Gleitzman
    Now - by Morris Gleitzman

    £6.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780141329987 | ISBN 10: 014132998x

    Morris Gleitzman's acclaimed story of friends Felix and Zelda in Nazi-occupied Poland has captured the hearts and minds of readers worldwide.  In Now he delivers the final chapter, bringing this most moving of stories into the present day. ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Child
    A Child's Garden: A Story of Hope - by Michael Foreman

    £7.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781406325881 | ISBN 10: 1406325880

    Master storyteller Michael Foreman's has created a timely and moving story of a child creating a garden of hope in the midst of poverty and war.  A boys world is ruin and rubble, with a wire fence and soldiers separating him from the cool hills ... more

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  • Cover image of book City of Ghosts by Bali Rai
    City of Ghosts - by Bali Rai

    £7.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780552556019 | ISBN 10: 0552556017

    It's 1919 and Amritsar is a city on the brink of rebellion. Riots, violence and tension spill onto the streets...   Bissen Singh fought bravely for the British Empire during World War One. Now he waits patiently for news from England.  ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane
    The Red Badge of Courage - by Stephen Crane

    £6.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780141327525 | ISBN 10: 0141327529

    Henry Fleming dreams of the thrill of battle and performing heroic deeds in the American Civil War. But his illusions are shattered when he comes face to face with the bloodshed and horrors of war. Now he's a raw recruit, Henry experiences both fear ... more

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  • Cover image of book Once and Then by Morris Gleitzman
    Once and Then - by Morris Gleitzman

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780141042794 | ISBN 10: 0141042796

    That's the good thing with stories. There's always a chance they can come true.   Felix is lucky. Unlike the other children in the orphanage, he's certain his parents will come back for him one day. And whatever the Nazis do and however many ... more

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  • Cover image of book Why the Whales Came by Michael Morpurgo
    Why the Whales Came - by Michael Morpurgo

    £6.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781405229258 | ISBN 10: 140522925x

    Gracie and her friend Daniel have always been warned to stay away from the Birdman and his side of the island. But then they find a message in the sand and discover the Birdman is not who they thought. They build up a lovely friendship with him, but ... more

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  • Cover image of book Alone on a Wide Wide Sea by Michael Morpurgo
    Alone on a Wide Wide Sea - by Michael Morpurgo

    £6.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780007230587 | ISBN 10: 0007230583

    There were dozens of us on the ship, all up on deck for the leaving of Liverpool, gulls wheeling and crying over our heads, calling good-bye... That is all I remember of England.  When six-year-old orphan Arthur Hobhouse is shipped to Austr ... more

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  • Cover image of book War Horse by Michael Morpurgo
    War Horse - by Michael Morpurgo

    £6.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781405215879 | ISBN 10: 1405215879

    From master storyteller, Michael Morpurgo comes an incredibly moving story about one horse's experience in the deadly chaos of the first world war.  In 1914, Joey, a young farm horse, is sold to the army and thrust into the midst of the war on t ... more

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  • Cover image of book War Boy: A Wartime Childhood by Michael Foreman
    War Boy: A Wartime Childhood - by Michael Foreman

    £9.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781843650874 | ISBN 10: 1843650878

    'I woke up when the bomb came through the roof. It came through at an angle, overflew my bed by inches, bounced up over my mother's bed, hit the mirror, dropped into the grate and exploded up the chimney.'   The Second World War is an ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mud City by Deborah Ellis
    Mud City - by Deborah Ellis

    £6.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780192753762 | ISBN 10: 0192753762

    The third book in the bestselling Breadwinner trilogy.   Shauzia is Parvana's friend from The Breadwinner. Now Shauzia has fled from Afghanistan, to a refugee camp in Pakistan. But Shauzia has a dream. She dreams of getting away from the refugee ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Best Christmas Present in the World by Michael Morpurgo and Michael Foreman
    The Best Christmas Present in the World - by Michael Morpurgo and Michael Foreman

    £5.99   hardback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781405215183 | ISBN 10: 1405215186

    Echoes of Christmas 1914 in the trenches call to the present day when a letter found by chance in an antique desk brings one soldier's experience hauntingly to life. Writing home from the front, the soldier has an extraordinary story to tell... &nbs ... more

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  • Cover image of book War and Peas by Michael Foreman
    War and Peas - by Michael Foreman

    £6.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9781842700839 | ISBN 10: 1842700839

    King Lion is sad because it has not rained in his country for too long, and now not ony will nothing grow, but also the land is too hard to dig. He decides to ask his rich (fat) neighbour for help. But he is mistaken for a beggar and a robber, and is ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Guns of Easter by Gerard Whelan
    The Guns of Easter - by Gerard Whelan

    £6.99   paperback   (1996) - ISBN 13: 9780862784492 | ISBN 10: 0862784492

    It is 1916 and Europe is at war. From the poverty of the Dublin slums twelve-year-old Jimmy Conway sees it all as glorious, and loves the British Army for which his father is fighting. But when war comes to his own streets Jimmy's loyalties are divid ... more

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