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Five children on the Western Front

By: Saunders, Kate

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0571342329 / 9780571342327
Paperback
05/10/2017
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England
20 cm 318 pages
Children / Juvenile  Learn More
Quiz No: 227945, Points 9.00, Book Level 5.40,
Middle Years - Key Stage 2 Learn More
Reprint. Originally published: 2014.

An incredible, heart-wrenching sequel to E. Nesbit's Five Children and It, set on the eve of the First World War.

The five children have grown up - war will change their lives for ever. Cyril is off to fight, Anthea is at art college, Robert is a Cambridge scholar and Jane is at high school.

The Lamb is the grown up age of 11, and he has a little sister, Edith, in tow.

The sand fairy has become a creature of stories ... until he suddenly reappears. The siblings are pleased to have something to take their minds off the war, but this time the Psammead is here for a reason, and his magic might have a more serious purpose. Before this last adventure ends, all will be changed, and the two younger children will have seen the Great War from every possible viewpoint - factory-workers, soldiers and sailors, nurses and the people left at home, and the war's impact will be felt right at the heart of their family.

BIC:

3JJF c 1914 to c 1918 (including WW1) , 5AK Interest age: from c 9 years, YFA Classic fiction (Children's / Teenage)

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