Five Children on the Western Front

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    An incredible, heart-wrenching sequel to E. Nesbit's Five Children and It, set on the eve of the First World War. The five children have grown up - war will change their lives for ever. Cyril is off to fight, Anthea is at art college, Robert is a Cambridge scholar and Jane is at high school. The Lamb is the grown up age of 11, and he has a little sister, Edith, in tow. The sand fairy has become a creature of stories ... until he suddenly reappears. The siblings are pleased to have something to take their minds off the war, but this time the Psammead is here for a reason, and his magic might have a more serious purpose. Before this last adventure ends, all will be changed, and the two younger children will have seen the Great War from every possible viewpoint - factory-workers, soldiers and sailors, nurses and the people left at home, and the war's impact will be felt right at the heart of their family.

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    Number of Pages: 336
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9780571323180
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    Listed in: Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage), Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage), Social issues: war & conflict issues (Children's / Teenage)
    Publishers: Faber & Faber, Faber & Faber, Faber & Faber, Faber & Faber, Faber & Faber

    Books by Kate Saunders

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