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The silver sword

Author: Ian Serraillier; C Walter Hodges
Publisher: London : Heinemann, 1957.
Series: New windmill series, 39.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of a series of top-quality fiction for schools, this is a story of four children trekking from Poland to Switzerland to find their parents after the war.

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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Serraillier; C Walter Hodges
ISBN: 0435120395 9780435120399
OCLC Number: 11759880
Description: 187 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Although the silver sword was only a paper knife, it became the symbol of hope and courage which kept the four deserted children alive through the years of occupation, and afterwards on the exhausting and dangerous journey from war-torn Poland to Switzerland, where they hoped to find their parents. This extraordinarily moving account of life as it was for children during and after the Second World War is based on a true story. It has become one of the most popular books to be published in Puffin.
Series Title: New windmill series, 39.
Responsibility: by Ian Serraillier ; illustrated from drawings by C. Walter Hodges.

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