An Eagle in the Snow by Michael Morpurgo http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/0008134154/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_FtS6vb1DEX3BW

An Eagle in the Snow by Michael Morpurgo http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/0008134154/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_FtS6vb1DEX3BW

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Since he was a young colt, Joey has been loved and cared for by Alber, a young English farm boy. At the beginning of Wold War I, Albert's father sells Joey to a captain in the cavalry. The boy is devastated and promises Joey that someday he will find him. Joey experiences army life and the disastrous consequences of a cavalry charge into machine guns. He is captured as a prisoner of war and becomes a hospital cart transport horse for the German army.

Since he was a young colt, Joey has been loved and cared for by Alber, a young English farm boy. At the beginning of Wold War I, Albert's father sells Joey to a captain in the cavalry. The boy is devastated and promises Joey that someday he will find him. Joey experiences army life and the disastrous consequences of a cavalry charge into machine guns. He is captured as a prisoner of war and becomes a hospital cart transport horse for the German army.

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The Butterfly Lion - Michael Morpurgo.  Such a beautiful love story.  Read it to my son and we both cried.

The Butterfly Lion - Michael Morpurgo. Such a beautiful love story. Read it to my son and we both cried.

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Alone on a Wide Wide Sea by Michael Morpurgo http://www.amazon.com/dp/0007230583/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_0jH8vb10R9G5M

Alone on a Wide Wide Sea by Michael Morpurgo http://www.amazon.com/dp/0007230583/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_0jH8vb10R9G5M

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. The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips by Michael Morpurgo, Michael Foreman (Illustrator), Michael Foreman, M.B.E. Morpurgo Michael, Michael Morpurgo()Michael Foreman. En buena estado. En INGLES. ISBN-10: 0-00-718246-5        / 0007182465 ISBN-13: 978-0-00

. The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips by Michael Morpurgo, Michael Foreman (Illustrator), Michael Foreman, M.B.E. Morpurgo Michael, Michael Morpurgo()Michael Foreman. En buena estado. En INGLES. ISBN-10: 0-00-718246-5 / 0007182465 ISBN-13: 978-0-00

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Head teachers: how to make your mark in the first term    The first 100 days in office are often considered the most important by CEOs and presidents. Our panel offers tips and advice for head teachers, to ensure their first term is a success

Head teachers: how to make your mark in the first term The first 100 days in office are often considered the most important by CEOs and presidents. Our panel offers tips and advice for head teachers, to ensure their first term is a success

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Moving story based on true events about a family on the move after the bombing of Dresden in WWII.  The mother worked at a zoo and she has brought home an elephant to care for and the elephant also makes the journey with the family in the winter to seek survival.

Moving story based on true events about a family on the move after the bombing of Dresden in WWII. The mother worked at a zoo and she has brought home an elephant to care for and the elephant also makes the journey with the family in the winter to seek survival.

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Short and simple language. WW1, story of heartache and sacrifice. YA that wrestles with some of the harder situations in life: loving someone else's girl, death, & guilt

Short and simple language. WW1, story of heartache and sacrifice. YA that wrestles with some of the harder situations in life: loving someone else's girl, death, & guilt

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We listened to the audio version of this while on numerous car journeys. At first I thought it slow to start but having just finished it I realise now that Morpurgo, storyteller extraordinaire, was just toying with us as a fisherman toys with a fish until pulling it in, hook line and sinker. Even the 16 year old in the car requested we stopped listening until he was back  with us and able to listen too.

We listened to the audio version of this while on numerous car journeys. At first I thought it slow to start but having just finished it I realise now that Morpurgo, storyteller extraordinaire, was just toying with us as a fisherman toys with a fish until pulling it in, hook line and sinker. Even the 16 year old in the car requested we stopped listening until he was back with us and able to listen too.

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