War Horse (eBook)

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A powerful tale of war redemption and a hero's journey--now available in paperback! In 1914 Joey a beautiful bay-red foal with a distinctive cross on his nose is sold to the army and thrust into the midst of the war on the Western Front. With his officer he charges toward the enemy witnessing the horror of the battles in France. But even in the desolation of the trenches Joey's courage touches the soldiers around him and he is able to find warmth and hope. But his heart aches for Albert the farmer's son he left behind. Will he ever see his true master again?

About the Author


Michael Morpurgo, former Children's Laureate of Britain, is the author of War Horse, called “Superb" by the New York Times Book Review, and now a major motion picture. His other prize-winning books include Kensuke's Kingdom, Private Peaceful, and The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips. Michael lives in Devon, England, with his wife, Clare. Together, they founded the charity Farms for City Children, which gives children from urban areas an opportunity to spend a week working on a farm in the countryside. You can find out more about him and his books at michaelmorpurgo.org.

Product Details ISBN-13: 9780545311854
Published: Scholastic Press, 11/04/2011
Language: en