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The Skylarks' War

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The Skylarks' War

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The Skylarks' War by Hilary McKay
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Clarry and her older brother Peter live for their summers in Cornwall, staying with their grandparents and running free with their charismatic cousin, Rupert. But normal life resumes each September - boarding school for Peter and Rupert, and a boring life for Clarry at home with her absent father, as the shadow of a terrible war looms ever closer. When Rupert goes off to fight at the front, Clarry feels their skylark summers are finally slipping away from them. Can their family survive this fearful war? The Skylarks' War is a beautiful story following the loves and losses of a family growing up against the harsh backdrop of World War 1, from the award-winning Hilary McKay.

Author Biography

Hilary McKay is an award-winning author, having won the Guardian Fiction Prize for her first novel, The Exiles, and going on to win the Smarties and the Whitbread (now the Costa) Award for The Exiles in Love and Saffy's Angel. Hilary McKay's Fairy Tales was her first book with Macmillan Children's Books and is a critically acclaimed classic-in-the-making. Her 2018 title The Skylarks' War marks the centenary of the end of the First World War.
Release date Australia
September 20th, 2018
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Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Macmillan Children's Books
Interest Age
From 9 to 11 years
Pages
320
ISBN-13
9781509894956
Product ID
28247333

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