Under the Hawthorn Tree: Children of the Famine by Marita Conlon-McKenna

Under the Hawthorn Tree: Children of the Famine by Marita Conlon-McKenna

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The first book in the famine trilogy Under the Hawthorn Tree is Ireland's top selling children's book and a classic for young readers worldwide. Set during the Irish famine, it follows three children as they travel across the country to find their family.
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The first book in the famine trilogy Under the Hawthorn Tree is Ireland's top selling children's book and a classic for young readers worldwide. Ireland in the 1840s is devastated by famine. When tragedy strikes their family, Eily, Michael and Peggy are left to fend for themselves. Starving and in danger of the dreaded workhouse, they escape. Their one hope is to find the great aunts they have heard about in their mother's stories. With tremendous courage they set out on a journey that will test every reserve of strength, love and loyalty they possess. Also available on DVD.

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SKU GOR001128285
Title Under the Hawthorn Tree: Children of the Famine
Author By (author) Marita Conlon-McKenna
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher O'Brien Press Ltd
Year Published 1990
Number of Pages 160
ISBN 10 0862782066
ISBN 13 9780862782061
Edition N/A
Prizes Shortlisted for Osterreichische Kinder- und Jugendbuchpreis 1993.
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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The first book in the famine trilogy Under the Hawthorn Tree is Ireland's top selling children's book and a classic for young readers worldwide. Ireland in the 1840s is devastated by famine. When tragedy strikes their family, Eily, Michael and Peggy are left to fend for themselves. Starving and in danger of the dreaded workhouse, they escape. Their one hope is to find the great aunts they have heard about in their mother's stories. With tremendous courage they set out on a journey that will test every reserve of strength, love and loyalty they possess. Also available on DVD.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001128285
Title Under the Hawthorn Tree: Children of the Famine
Author By (author) Marita Conlon-McKenna
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher O'Brien Press Ltd
Year Published 1990
Number of Pages 160
ISBN 10 0862782066
ISBN 13 9780862782061
Edition N/A
Prizes Shortlisted for Osterreichische Kinder- und Jugendbuchpreis 1993.
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No