Six best-loved novels on the theme of war by the nation's favourite storyteller and award-winning author of 'War Horse', brought together in this ebook collection.
A perfect introduction to Michael Morpurgo's enthralling stories for new readers and a classic collection for fans.
Thomas Peaceful and his brother Charlie are on the battlefields of the First World War, trying to keep hope alive in the horror of the trenches through memories of their childhood.
In the Imperial War Museum is a wooden Dachshund, carved by a German prisoner of war for the children of the British family with which he stayed after the fighting ended. This is the story of how it got there.
'The Amazing Story of Adophus Tips':
In 1943, Lily Treganza was living in a sleepy seaside village, scarcely touched by the war. But all that was soon to change.
Antonito is a young boy growing up in Southern Spain, on a farm rearing bulls for the bull ring. Antonito hand rears a little black calf, Paco, and they become firm friends. But later on the eve of the Spanish Civil War, Antonito learns of the horrors of the bull fight and Paco's fate, and so frees the black bull and rides with him into the hills.
Aman and his mother live in war-torn Afghanistan. When a Western dog appears at the mouth of their cave, it soon becomes Aman's constant companion, his shadow as he calls her. But life is becoming increasingly dangerous for Aman and his family.
'An Elephant in the Garden':
It is Dresden in 1945 and Karli and Elizabeth's mother works at the zoo. When the bombs begin to fall, they cannot bear to leave behind beloved elephant, Marlene.