Morpurgo War Stories (six novels): Private Peaceful; Little Manfred; The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips; Toro! Toro!; Shadow; An Elephant in the Garde by Michael Morpurgo

Morpurgo War Stories (six novels): Private Peaceful; Little Manfred; The Amazing Story of Adolphus…

byMichael Morpurgo

Kobo ebook | November 7, 2013

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Six best-loved novels on the theme of war by the nation’s favourite storyteller and award-winning author of ‘War Horse’, brought together in this ebook collection. A perfect introduction to Michael Morpurgo’s enthralling stories for new readers and a classic collection for fans. ‘Private Peaceful’:Thomas Peaceful and his brother Charlie are on the battlefields of the First World War, trying to keep hope alive in the horror of the trenches through memories of their childhood… ‘Little Manfred’: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 stayed after the fighting ended. This is the story of how it got there… ‘The Amazing Story of Adophus Tips’:In 1943, Lily Treganza was living in a sleepy seaside village, scarcely touched by the war. But all that was soon to change… ‘Toro! Toro!’:Antonito is a young boy growing up in Southern Spain, on a farm rearing bulls for the bull ring. Antonito hand rears a little black calf, Paco, and they become firm friends. But later on the eve of the Spanish Civil War, Antonito learns of the horrors of the bull fight and Paco’s fate, and so frees the black bull and rides with him into the hills… ‘Shadow’:Aman and his mother live in war-torn Afghanistan. When a Western dog appears at the mouth of their cave, it soon becomes Aman’s constant companion, his shadow as he calls her. But life is becoming increasingly dangerous for Aman and his family… ‘An Elephant in the Garden’:It is Dresden in 1945 and Karli and Elizabeth’s mother works at the zoo. When the bombs begin to fall, they cannot bear to leave behind beloved elephant, Marlene…

Title:Morpurgo War Stories (six novels): Private Peaceful; Little Manfred; The Amazing Story of Adolphus…Format:Kobo ebookPublished:November 7, 2013Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0007530889

ISBN - 13:9780007530885

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from The amazing story of adolphus tips I thought it was sad because their dad was in the war & didn't ever return which is sad to me and to his famliy he died that is why he didn't return
Date published: 2015-09-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The amazing story of Adolphus tips Great book this one.
Date published: 2013-09-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips What a story. I regretted to have to put it down every time. Great story-telling with s surprise ending. Strongly recommended to anyone who loves cats, reading people's diaries or tjose who want to know what life was like in rural England during WWII. It's 1943 and this family, in fact the whole village has been given only a few short weeks to move out lock, stock and barrel so the allied forces could train for the war. The story is told in the most affectionate way.
Date published: 2013-04-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Story A moving story about a young girl whose search for her cat leads her to befriend two American soldiers during WWII. This book was wonderful and I would recommend it to anyone from ages 9 and up who enjoys a great story with an unpredictable ending.
Date published: 2008-08-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful read This was a good story to read. While its aimed a children, as an adult I found it had enough details to grab my attention and keep my nose in it till I was finished.
Date published: 2006-10-30