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5.0 out of 5 stars Some horse sense...
Set in three European countries where war hits hard in 1914, Morpurgo's book surprisingly puts its focus with a young horse, through whose eyes and mind the reader is familiarized with the atrocities of war as they unfold. While as a literary device this might appear cheap or far-fetched, here it functions in quite a unique way.
Whether witness, victim or...
Published on 4 Oct. 2004 by Christian Spriet

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3.0 out of 5 stars Not as good as I had hoped
I had wanted to read this ever since they released the film. The students, at the school where I work, have raved about it and said that I really should read it, so I borrowed it over the half term holidays. I feel I should add it only took me two hours to read.

The story is told from the viewpoint of Joey, who is the war horse. He starts life on a farm but is...
Published on 15 Feb. 2012 by The Little Bookworm


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5.0 out of 5 stars Not just for kids, 14 Oct. 2014
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Can't believe this is a kids book. Couldn't put it down.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 21 Nov. 2014
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looking forward to reading it in the future. thank you
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5.0 out of 5 stars Got To Be Read, 4 Oct. 2014
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Fabulous book, all age groups will thoroughly enjoy it
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 17 Aug. 2014
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Lovely story, bought of my 9 year old granddaughter .
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5.0 out of 5 stars Lovely book, 17 April 2015
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Excellent, thank you. Just as promised/described :-)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 20 Mar. 2015
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lovely store and would recomend the read to anybody
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great story, 1 July 2014
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Based on true story
Sad but full of excitement
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 4 Sept. 2014
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oh this is just so Fantastic, better than the film
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5.0 out of 5 stars excellent - easy read, 26 Jan. 2012
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i'm not a huge reader but this book grabbed me, it was excellent such a nice read, flowed easily, great passion and love for the horse. written very cleverly and keeps you reading on and on till its finished. rough insite into what war life is like very touching book. 31 YEARS OLD AND LOVED IT!!!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 7 Feb. 2015
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So moving and must read before watching the film!
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