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Young Digger
   

Young Digger (Paperback, Large type / large print edition)

By Hill, Anthony

The dark clouds returned and gathered about the boy. His eyes grew distant, and he began to tremble. He heard not only shells exploding, but the cries of dying men ... He was stumbling over...

ISBN 9781525241444
Published 20 February 2017 by ReadHowYouWant.com Ltd
Format Paperback, Large type / large print edition
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ISBN-13 9781525241444
ISBN-10 1525241443
Stock Out of stock
Status Availability and pricing is uncertain (no recent updates from publisher)
Publisher ReadHowYouWant.com Ltd
Imprint ReadHowYouWant.com Ltd
Publication Date 20 February 2017
Publication Country Canada Canada
Format Paperback, Large type / large print edition
Edition Large type / large print edition
Author(s) By Hill, Anthony
Category True Stories (Of Endurance and Survival)
Warfare, Defence & Peace Studies
Number of Pages 336
Dimensions Width: 155mm
Height: 240mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age 13+ years
Reading Age 13+ years
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade;Young adult
Dewey Code 940.40092
Catalogue Code Not specified

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The dark clouds returned and gathered about the boy. His eyes grew distant, and he began to tremble. He heard not only shells exploding, but the cries of dying men ...He was stumbling over churned earth, looking into the face of an officer, bloodied red as the poppies, ripped apart in the Flanders mud ...A small boy, an orphan of the First World War, wanders into the Australian airmen's mess in Germany, on Christmas Day in 1918. A strange boy, with an uncertain past and an extraordinary future, he became a mascot for the air squadron and was affectionately named 'Young Digger'. And in one of the most unusual incidents ever to emerge from the battlefields of Europe after the Great War, this solitary boy was smuggled back to Australia by air mechanic Tim Tovell, a man who cared for the boy so much that he was determined, however risky, to provide Young Digger with a new family and a new life in a new country, far from home. From the award-winning, highly acclaimed author of Soldier Boy comes another heartfelt tale of war, fate and unforgettable love.

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