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Sparrow : The Story of Joan of Arc

Author
Michael Morpurgo
Format
Paperback

Regular price RRP £6.99 In stock special offer

Description

Eloise has always loved Joan of Arc. Noble, honest and brave, she was everything Eloise wishes to be. And on a bright sunny day in Orleans, Eloise has a very special daydream…

A superb re-imagining of Joan of Arc by master storyteller and author of War Horse.

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Publication Date
29-03-2012
ISBN
978-0-00-746595-8
Pages
256

Reviews

”Praise for Michael Morpurgo:'Michael Morpurgo writes brilliantly about war and animals, conveying the big emotions without preaching.”The Guardian
”Praise for Michael Morpurgo:'Michael Morpurgo writes brilliantly about war and animals, conveying the big emotions without preaching.”- The Guardian
”'Champagne quality over a wide range of subjects.”Daily Telegraph
”'Champagne quality over a wide range of subjects.”- Daily Telegraph
”'There are few children’s writers as compelling as Michael Morpurgo.”Daily Express
”'There are few children’s writers as compelling as Michael Morpurgo.”- Daily Express
”'Morpurgo’s gift is to make this long-ago world of danger and heartbreak accessible without ever patronising his young readers.”Sunday Mercury
”'Morpurgo’s gift is to make this long-ago world of danger and heartbreak accessible without ever patronising his young readers.”- Sunday Mercury
”'Morpurgo, as always, is subtle and skillful, and incorporates social and moral issues into his writing without being self-righteous or detracting from the quality of the narrative”Elizabeth Reilly - British Council
”'The former children's laureate has the happy knack of speaking to both child and adult readers.”The Guardian.
”'The former children's laureate has the happy knack of speaking to both child and adult readers.”-The Guardian.