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A Medal for Leroy

A Medal for Leroy

Author: Michael Morpurgo, O.B.E
$14.99(AUD)  inc GST
Description

Inspired by the true story of Walter Tull, the first black officer in the British army. A novel about families, identity and loss by bestselling award-winning author of WAR HORSE. Michael doesn't remember his father, an RAF pilot lost in the war. And his French mother, heartbroken and passionate, doesn't like to talk about her husband. But then Auntie Snowdrop gives Michael a medal, followed by a photograph, which begin to reveal a hidden history. A story of love and loss. A story that will change everything - and reveal to Michael who he really is...

Reviews

"A simple story, beautifully told." - Sunday Express PRAISE FOR MICHAEL MORPURGO "As ever, Morpurgo's warmth and humanity suffuse a story of courage, love and hope." - Amanda Craig, The Times "Morpurgo is a virtuoso at conjuring vibrant stories that draw on historical events." - The Observer Review "Champagne quality over a wide range of subjects." - The Telegraph

Author description

Michael Morpurgo OBE is one of Britain's best loved writers for children. He has written over 100 books and won many prizes, including the Smarties Prize, the Whitbread Award and the Blue Peter Book Award.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780007339686
  • : HarperCollins Publishers
  • : HarperCollins
  • : June 2013
  • : 197mm X 130mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : November 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : oc2013120823
  • : oc2013120823
  • : 823.914
  • : 823.914
  • : English
  • : English
  • : Michael Morpurgo, O.B.E
  • : Michael Foreman
  • : Michael Morpurgo, O.B.E
  • : Michael Foreman
  • : Black and white
  • : 1113
  • : Black and white
  • : 1113
  • : Paperback
  • : Paperback
  • : 256
  • : 256