The Silver Sword-9780141362649

The Silver Sword

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By: Serraillier, Ian
Format: Paperback / softback
Published By: Penguin Random House Children's UK
Date of Publication: 02/07/2015
ISBN13\EAN\SKU: 9780141362649
Classification: Classic fiction (Children's / Teenage)
Dimensions in mm: 193 x 122 x 17
Description: THE SILVER SWORD by Ian Serraillier is an unforgettable World War II survival story. Although the silver sword was only a paper knife, it became the symbol of hope and courage which kept the Balicki children and their orphan friend Jan alive through the four years of occupation when they had to fend for themselves. And afterwards it inspired them to keep going on the exhausting and dangerous journey from war-torn Poland to Switzerland, where they hoped to find their parents. Based on true accounts, this is a moving story of life during and after the Second World War.