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The silver sword

Author: Ian Serraillier; C Walter Hodges
Publisher: Harmondsworth : Puffin, 1960, ©1956
Series: A Puffin book
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Serraillier; C Walter Hodges
ISBN: 0140301461 9780140301465
OCLC Number: 12447836
Notes: Originally published: London : Cape, 1956.
Description: 158 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.
Contents: Although the silver sword was only a paper knife, it became the symbol of hope and courage which kept the four deserted and starving 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 extraordinary moving account of life as it was for children during and after the Second World War is based on a true story.
Series Title: A Puffin book
Responsibility: Ian Serraillier ; illustrated from drawings by C. Walter Hodges.

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