The Prisoner by James RiordanThe Prisoner by James Riordan

The Prisoner

byJames Riordan

Paperback | June 1, 2006

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Tom and Iris watch the enemy aircraft coming down towards the trees and make up their minds to go hunting for souvenirs. But they find more than they had bargained for: the injured pilot. And then the air-raid warnings sound and they all have to take shelter. While the two English children andthe teenage German pilot are confined together, with the bombs falling around them, Tom and Iris listen to Martin's story...Themes: moral issues around war; propagandaTeaching points: rich language and description make it ideal for sentence level work; has great appeal for both girls and boys and would link to war poetry
Other publications: Sweet Clarinet Prizes: Sweet Clarinet was shortlisted for the Whitbread Children's Book Award and won the Nasen Special Educational Needs Book Award
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Title:The PrisonerFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 7.8 × 5.08 × 0.41 inPublished:June 1, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0198326300

ISBN - 13:9780198326304

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`The author writes with great power and uses words sparingly to great effect.' Wendy Cooling, Junior Education