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War Game By Michael Foreman

War Game
by Michael Foreman

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Features a story that takes four friends from the fields of Suffolk to France in the midst of the First World War Faced by the Germans and the appalling conditions in which they fight, their excitement and enthusiasm begins to fail. Then one day soldiers from both sides emerge from their trenches to play the game of football in No Man's Land.
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War Game by Michael Foreman

Then from somewhere, a football bounced across the frozen mud ...Freddie made a spectacular dive, caught the ball in both hands and threw it to a group of Germans. A moving and compelling story that takes four friends from the fields of Suffolk to France in the midst of the First World War Faced by the Germans and the appalling conditions in which they fight, their excitement and enthusiasm begins to fail. Then, one Christmas Day, an extraordinary thing happens. One by one, soldiers from both sides cautiously emerge from their trenches and put aside for a few hours the war that has made them enemies to play the historic game of football in No Man's Land.

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About Michael Foreman


Michael Foreman is an award-winning children's author and illustrator. prestigious awards. He is a visiting tutor at the Royal College of Art, and at his house in St Ives, Cornwall.

Additional information

GOR001216839
War Game by Michael Foreman
Michael Foreman
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
1995-04-10
96
0140371397
9780140371390
N/A
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