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The Silver Sword

The Silver Sword (Paperback)

By Serraillier, Ian

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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 . Having lost their parents in the chaos of war, Ruth, Edek and Bronia are left alone to fend for themselves and hide from the Nazis amid ...the rubble and ruins of their city. They meet a ragged orphan boy, Jan, who treasures a paperknife - a silver sword - which was entrusted to him by an escaped prisoner of war. The three children realise that the escapee was their father, the silver sword a message that he is alive and searching for them. Together with Jan they begin a dangerous journey across the battlefields of Europe to find their parents.
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ISBN 9780099572855
Released NZ 1 Aug 2012
Publisher Vintage
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780099572855
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Vintage
Imprint Vintage Children's Classics
Released 1 Aug 2012
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Serraillier, Ian
Category Classic Fiction (Pub. < 1900)
Adventure Stories
Number of Pages 256
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 188mm
Spine: 16mm
Dewey Code 823.914
Weight 172g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile

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