Book Title: An Eagle in the Snow

Details: Author: Morpurgo, Michael

Reading Age: 10 - 11

Publisher: HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks

ISBN-13: 9780008134174

Number of pages: 272

Dimensions: 19.6 x 2.3 x 13 cm

Retail Price: €8.96

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Book Description

The powerful new novel from the master storyteller - inspired by the true story of one man who might have stopped World War II.

1940. The train is under attacks from German fighters. In the darkness, sheltering in a railway tunnel, the stranger in the carriage with Barney and his mother tells them a story to pass the time.

And what a story. The story of a young man, a young soldier in the trenches of World War I who, on the spur of the moment, had done what he thought was the right thing.

It turned out to have been the worst mistake he ever could have made - a mistake he must put right before it is too late..."