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Sparrow : the story of Joan of Arc

Author: Michael Morpurgo
Publisher: London : HarperCollins, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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While sitting on the riverbank in the ancient French city of Orléans, seventeen-year-old Eloise hears a voice which relates the adventures and struggles of the medieval heroine, Joan of Arc, as she fights to free France by driving out the English.
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Genre/Form: Children's fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Joan, of Arc Saint; Joan.; Joan, of Arc Saint
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Morpurgo
ISBN: 9780007465958 0007465955
OCLC Number: 786125553
Notes: "First published as Joan of Arc in Great Britain in paperback by Pavilion Books ... in 1998"--Title page verso.
Description: 253 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: One Joan a year --
Voices in the garden --
For France --
What is it about that girl? --
We need a miracle --
Go Godams, in God's name, go! --
Joan the miraculous, Joan the invincible --
Alone in the wilderness --
Trial and tribulation --
Where shall I be tonight? --
Sparrow and the saint.
Other Titles: Joan of Arc.
Responsibility: Michael Morpurgo.

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Eloise has always loved Joan of Arc. Noble, honest and brave, she was everything Eloise wishes to be. And on a bright sunny day in Orleans, Eloise has a very special daydream... A superb  Read more...

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