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9780008352189

When Fishes Flew

When Fishes Flew

by Michael Morpurgo

Publisher HarperCollins Children's Books

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  • Hardcover


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This first new novel in two years from the Nations Favourite Storyteller is a sweeping story of love and rescue an unforgettable journey to the Greek island of Ithaca, and back in time to World War Two

Australian-Greek girl Nandi travels to her ancestors home in Ithaca, and discovers through a friendship with an extremely unusual flying fish the extraordinary story of her great-aunt Elena; of how she fell in love, in the hardest of times, and how of how she became an unsung hero of World War Two.

But Elena has gone missing, and Nandi has to find her. In her search, she will discover that Elena was an even greater hero than she thought and still is

Nandis story is a beautiful and inspiring tale of personal discovery, of love and place and belonging, threaded through with the quiet heroism of everyday people. Stunningly illustrated throughout by acclaimed artist George Butler, and full of magic, myth and mystery, it is a classic Morpurgo novel that will move and thrill every reader who loved Private Peaceful and War Horse, and combines all the hallmarks of this beloved Master Storyteller.

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About the Author

Michael Morpurgo

Sir Michael Andrew Bridge Morpurgo OBE FRSL FKC DL is an English book author, poet, playwright, and librettist who is known best for children's novels such as War Horse.

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