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The skylarks' war
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The skylarks' war

Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781509894963

Publication Date: 27 Dec 2018

Subject: Children's novels

Suitable for: Primary

AR: 5.1 MY

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A brother and sister try to keep the bond with their cousin alive, despite the horrors of the Great War.

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A brother and sister try to keep the bond with their cousin alive, despite the horrors of the Great War.

Clarry and her older brother Peter live for their summers in Cornwall, staying with their grandparents and running free with their charismatic cousin, Rupert. But normal life resumes each September - boarding school for Peter and Rupert, and a boring life for Clarry at home with her absent father, as the shadow of a terrible war looms ever closer.

When Rupert goes off to fight at the front, Clarry feels their skylark summers are finally slipping away from them. Can their family survive this fearful war?

NOTE: Costa Children's Book Award 2018 Winner
NOTE: British Book Awards Shortlist 2019
NOTE: UKLA Book Awards Longlist 2020
NOTE: Carnegie Longlist 2020

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JF
Subject
Children's novels
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Pub. date
27 Dec 2018
Edition
New in Paperback
ISBN
9781509894963
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Paperback
Pages
288
Width
130mm
Height
197mm
Weight
300g
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Yes
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