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The Silver Hand

The Silver Hand
 

This brand new, thrilling adventure from bestselling 'Horrible Histories' author Terry Deary brings the closing days of the First World War to life. Perfect for fans of Michael Morpurgo and John Boyne. It's 1918 and the Great War is entering its final phase. In northern France, y... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781472929488
Barcode 9781472929488
Published 1 July 2018 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Deary, Terry
Series Flashbacks
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ISBN-13 9781472929488
ISBN-10 1472929489
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced (OOS locally); allow 2-3 weeks for delivery
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Imprint Bloomsbury Education
Publication Date 1 July 2018
International Publication Date 10 May 2018
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Deary, Terry
Series Flashbacks
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Adventure Stories
Historical Fiction
Warfare, Defence & Peace Studies
Number of Pages 288
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Weight 238g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 912692

Description of this Book

This brand new, thrilling adventure from bestselling 'Horrible Histories' author Terry Deary brings the closing days of the First World War to life. Perfect for fans of Michael Morpurgo and John Boyne. It's 1918 and the Great War is entering its final phase. In northern France, young Aimee has just found out that her mother is part of a spy network working with the British. After reluctantly befriending Marius, a German boy who has been left behind by his countrymen, she must try to help him get back behind German lines while evading a traitor she has helped to discover. This page-turning adventure sheds new light on the First World War and will have readers gripped from start to finish.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review In The Silver Hand, Terry Deary has illuminated the last year of the war for readers through a pacy adventure packed with accurate historical detail. And it's a pleasure to read. * Jill Murphy, The Bookbag *
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 4 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Terry Deary is the author of over 300 fiction and non-fiction books, which have been published in 32 languages. His historical fiction for older children Tudor Terror has been praised as 'a marvellous blend of fact and fiction' (School Librarian). His non-fiction has been consistently in the best-seller lists since 1994. His Horrible Histories celebrated their 15th anniversary in 2008, having sold over 10 million copies worldwide and been adapted as television series, theatre tours and museum exhibitions. Terry Deary was voted 'Outstanding children's non-fiction author of the 20th Century' by Books for Keeps magazine.

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