Buy this and your school gets £1.40 to spend on books Orders of £10 or more will earn 20% of your order value back in Scholastic Rewards for your school.
This product has not been rated yet.
0 reviews (Add a review)
A stunning new classic from master storyteller Michael Morpurgo for readers of 9+, in the vein of PRIVATE PEACEFUL and THE BUTTERFLY LION
This is a landmark new novel from the nation’s favourite storyteller, set in the unique landscape of the Camargue in the South of France during WW2. There, a young autistic boy lives on his parents’ farm among the salt flats, and the flamingos that live there. There are lots of things he doesn’t understand: but he does know how to heal animals. He loves routine, and music too: and every week he goes to market with his mother, to ride his special horse on the town carousel.
But then the Germans come, with their guns, and take the town. A soldier shoots a flamingo from the sky, and it falls to earth terribly injured. And even worse is to come: the carousel is damaged, the horses broken. For this vulnerable boy, everything is falling apart.
Only there’s a kind sergeant among the Germans – a man with a young boy of his own at home, a man who trained as a carpenter. Between them, perhaps boy and man can mend what has been broken – and maybe even the whole town…
This product has not been reviewed yet.
Add a review
Customers also bought
Horrid Henry Early Reader: Horrid Henry and the Fangmangler
The White Horse of Zennor and Other Stories
- Horrid Henry Early Reader: Horrid Henry's Christmas Play
- Horrid Henry’s Monster Movie
- Why the Whales Came
- Boy Giant
Horrid Henry's Nits
- The Viking Sagas: Bracelet of Bones
My Friend Walter
- My Royal Story: Egyptian Princess
- The Hill We Climb
Tales from Outer Suburbia
- 7 Days
- My Story: The Sweep's Boy
- Diary of a Wimpy Kid #14: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Wrecking Ball
- My Story: Workhouse
- Jacky Daydream
- Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator
- Hetty Feather
- Alex Rider: Alex Rider: Nightshade
Alex Rider #5: Scorpia
10booksMurder Most Unladylike x10
Murderous Maths: The Magic of Maths
3booksAlan Gibbon's Football Pack x3
Rabbit and Bear #1: Rabbit's Bad Habits
- The Wonky Donkey
- Talking Turkeys
- The Parent Agency