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3 edition of silver sword. found in the catalog.

silver sword.

Ian Serraillier

silver sword.

by Ian Serraillier

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Published by Criterion Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementIllustrated by C. Walter Hodges.
SeriesA Criterion book for young people
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.S488 Si3
The Physical Object
Pagination187 p.
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6269849M
LC Control Number59006556
OCLC/WorldCa1400901

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The Silver Sword I have read this book at school and have grown up with it. It is wonderful to hear it read. And I still imagine the same places in audible form as I have read in the book. The Silver Sword explores war through the eyes of three Polish children. After their father is taken away to a prison camp; their mother is taken away to do forced labor in Germany, Ruth, Edek, and Bronia are left to live and survive on their own. These children embark .

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The Silver Sword is a novel by Ian Serraillier, a children’s classic, first published in the. Ian Serraillier was a British novelist and poet. He was also appreciated by children for being a storyteller retelling legends from Rome, Greece and England. Serraillier was best known for his children's books, especially The Silver Sword (), a wartime adventure story which was adapted for television by the BBC in and again in /5.

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