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Little Manfred

£25.99

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The heart-lifting, heartbreaking new story by Michael Morpurgo, the nation's favourite storyteller. 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. When the Bismarck sinks, one of the only German survivors is taken on board a British ship as a prisoner of war. Sent to live with a host family, Walter must adapt to a new way of life, in the heart of an enemy country. Gradually, though, he finds a friend in ten-year-old Grace. So when the time finally comes to go back to Germany, it's an emotional parting, with Walter leaving Grace with only a carved wooden dog to remember him by. The question is, will Walter and Grace ever meet again? In 1966, with the World Cup coming to Britain, that opportunity may just have come along.

Very good condition. Ever so slight wear on dust jacket on spine.

Item details

Author(s):
Michael Morpurgo
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
16 cm width, 21 cm height, 2 cm depth
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0007339666
ISBN-13:
9780007339662
Number of pages:
172
Publisher:
HarperCollins Children's
Title:
Michael Morpurgo- Little Manfred

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The heart-lifting, heartbreaking new story by Michael Morpurgo, the nation's favourite storyteller. 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. When the Bismarck sinks, one of the only German survivors is taken on board a British ship as a prisoner of war. Sent to live with a host family, Walter must adapt to a new way of life, in the heart of an enemy country. Gradually, though, he finds a friend in ten-year-old Grace. So when the time finally comes to go back to Germany, it's an emotional parting, with Walter leaving Grace with only a carved wooden dog to remember him by. The question is, will Walter and Grace ever meet again? In 1966, with the World Cup coming to Britain, that opportunity may just have come along.

Very good condition. Ever so slight wear on dust jacket on spine.

Author(s):
Michael Morpurgo
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
16 cm width, 21 cm height, 2 cm depth
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0007339666
ISBN-13:
9780007339662
Number of pages:
172
Publisher:
HarperCollins Children's
Title:
Michael Morpurgo- Little Manfred

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