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War Horse, written by Michael Morpurgo, is a children’s novel that tells the story of a young horse who finds himself amidst the turbulent World War I. The horse, named Joey, belongs to a young boy called Albert. At the onset of World War I, Joey is sold to the cavalry. From then on, amidst the chaos of the war, Joey witnesses the horror unfolding before his eyes in the form of disease, death, and doom. Meanwhile, Albert secretly sets out on a dangerous mission to rescue his beloved horse. Narrated through Joey’s perspective, War Horse highlights the futility of war, and the beautiful, extraordinary friendship between a boy and his horse. The book was first published in 1982 by Kaye & Ward Publishers. In the same year, it was adjudged runner-up for the Whitbread Book Award. It has since been adapted for theatre, film, and radio formats. It has been translated into more than 40 languages and has sold over a million copies. This particular edition is a 2007 reprint by Egmont Children’s Books. Michael Morpurgo is a British author, librettist, playwright, and poet, best known for his contribution to children’s literature. He was born on October 5, 1943. He graduated from King’s College, London. His work has been highly appreciated for its enchanting narrative quality. It is often characterised by vivid settings, themes of survival, and the victory of the outsider. Morpurgo’s works include The Butterfly Lion, Colly’s Barn, and Waiting For Anya. He has won several literary awards like the Red House Children’s Book Award, and the California Young Reader Medal.

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War Horse, written by Michael Morpurgo, is a children’s novel that tells the story of a young horse who finds himself amidst the turbulent World War I. The horse, named Joey, belongs to a young boy called Albert. At the onset of World War I, Joey is sold to the cavalry. From then on, amidst the chaos of the war, Joey witnesses the horror unfolding before his eyes in the form of disease, death, and doom. Meanwhile, Albert secretly sets out on a dangerous mission to rescue his beloved horse. Narrated through Joey’s perspective, War Horse highlights the futility of war, and the beautiful, extraordinary friendship between a boy and his horse. The book was first published in 1982 by Kaye & Ward Publishers. In the same year, it was adjudged runner-up for the Whitbread Book Award. It has since been adapted for theatre, film, and radio formats. It has been translated into more than 40 languages and has sold over a million copies. This particular edition is a 2007 reprint by Egmont Children’s Books. Michael Morpurgo is a British author, librettist, playwright, and poet, best known for his contribution to children’s literature. He was born on October 5, 1943. He graduated from King’s College, London. His work has been highly appreciated for its enchanting narrative quality. It is often characterised by vivid settings, themes of survival, and the victory of the outsider. Morpurgo’s works include The Butterfly Lion, Colly’s Barn, and Waiting For Anya. He has won several literary awards like the Red House Children’s Book Award, and the California Young Reader Medal.
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Title War Horse Height
Michael Morpurgo Width
ISBN-13 9781405226660 Binding Paperback
ISBN-10 1405226668 Spine Width
Publisher Egmont Press Pages 182
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