Anna at War (Paperback)Helen Peters (author)
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The heartrending story of Anna’s flight from Nazi persecution to intrigue in the Kent countryside takes its place alongside classic children’s tales of the Second World War, such as The Silver Sword and I am David. Poignant and exciting, Anna at War confirms Helen Peters’ place as one of our finest modern children’s storytellers.
As life for German Jews becomes increasingly perilous, Anna's parents put her on a train leaving for England. But the war follows her to Kent, and soon Anna finds herself caught up in web of betrayal and secrecy. How can she prove whose side she's on when she can't tell anyone the truth? But actions speak louder than words, and Anna has a dangerous plan...
A brilliant and moving wartime adventure from the author of Evie's Ghost. Cover illustration by Daniela Terrazzini.
Publisher: Nosy Crow Ltd
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 263 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 22 mm
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A complete game changer in children’s historical fiction. Telling Anna’s heartwrenchingly-accurate story as she witnesses Kristallnacht & has to flee on the Kindertransport; it is absolutely ESSENTIAL reading for... More
“Absolutely Brilliant Read”
Thank you to the publishers for this early review copy.
This book was an absolutely fabulous read that I will not hesitate to recommend to young and older readers.
Tissues maybe required by some readers, I didn't... More
Fans of 'Goodnight Mr Tom', 'Carrie's war and 'The diary of Anne Frank will love this book whether they are a child or adult.
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