Dear Olly

Product Number: EB00668520
Released: May 01, 2016
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780007375844
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Description

Discover the beautiful stories of Michael Morpurgo, author of Warhorse and the nation's favourite storyteller A moving story of a brother, a sister and a swallow, and how all are in some way victims of the horrors of landmines. Olly's brother Matt wants to go and work with children who have been made orphans, through war, in Africa. He wants to be a clown and make them laugh. His mother and sister want him to stay in England and go to university. Hero, a swallow, has a journey to make too. He must fly to Africa for the winter to join all the other swallows. His journey is difficult and fraught with danger. Three separate stories are woven into one powerful and moving novel whose central theme not only exposes the horrors of war and of landmines, but also the endurance of the human spirit.

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Author(s): Michael Morpurgo
Original Publish Date: Aug 19, 2010

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