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Private Peaceful

Private Peaceful (Hardback, School edition)

By Morpurgo, Michael

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A poignant story of the First World War from Children's Laureate Michael Morpurgo Private Peaceful captures the memories of a young First World War soldier awaiting the firing squad at dawn. From his early childhood adventures in rural Devon to the battles and injustices of war t...hat brought him to the Front Line, Private Tommo Peaceful spends these lonely hours re-living his short but vivid past. A beautifully written novel, which contrasts bittersweet childhood memories with the horrors of war. Told in the first person it alternates between past and present, creating both humour and heartache and building tension for its dramatic and thought-provoking conclusion.
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ISBN 9780007205486
Released NZ 20 Feb 2005
Publisher Cengage Learning Australia
Format Hardback, School edition
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Series Collins Readers
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ISBN-13 9780007205486
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher Cengage Learning Australia
Imprint Collins Educational
Released 20 Feb 2005
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback, School edition
Edition School edition
Author(s) By Morpurgo, Michael
Series Collins Readers
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Award Winning
Adventure Stories
Number of Pages 192
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 192mm
Dewey Code 823.914
Weight 288g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Primary & secondary/elementary & high school