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Poppy Field (Hardcover): Michael Morpurgo

Poppy Field (Hardcover)

Michael Morpurgo; Illustrated by Michael Foreman

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A new illustrated story celebrating the poppy's history. Michael Morpurgo and Michael Foreman have teamed up with the Royal British Legion to tell an original story that explains the meaning behind the poppy. In Flanders' fields, young Martens knows his family's story, for it is as precious as the faded poem hanging in their home. From a poor girl comforting a grieving soldier, to an unexpected meeting of strangers, to a father's tragic death many decades after treaties were signed, war has shaped Martens's family in profound ways - it is their history as much as any nation's. They remember. They grieve. They honour the past. This book also includes a full-colour, illustrated afterword that explains the history that inspired the story. 1 per hardback from the sale of POPPY FIELD in the UK will be paid to Royal British Legion Trading Limited which gives its taxable profits to The Royal British Legion (Charity no. 219279)

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Imprint: Scholastic
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: September 2018
Authors: Michael Morpurgo
Illustrators: Michael Foreman
Dimensions: 280 x 218 x 14mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 80
ISBN-13: 978-1-4071-8142-4
Categories: Books > Children's & Educational > Fiction > Historical fiction
Books > Fiction > Genre fiction > War fiction > First World War fiction
Books > Humanities > History > History of specific subjects > Military history
Books > Social sciences > Warfare & defence > War & defence operations > Battles & campaigns
Books > Children's & Educational > Social studies > Warfare & defence > General
Books > Children's & Educational > Life skills & personal awareness, general studies > Personal awareness: family, relationship & social issues > Suicide, death & bereavement
Books > Humanities > History > World history > From 1900 > First World War
Books > Humanities > History > History of specific subjects > Genealogy, heraldry, names and honours > Family history
Books > History > History of specific subjects > Genealogy, heraldry, names and honours > Family history
Books > History > History of specific subjects > Military history
Books > History > World history > From 1900 > First World War
Books > Children's Fiction & Fun > Historical Fiction
LSN: 1-4071-8142-4
Barcode: 9781407181424

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