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The silver sword / Ian Serraillier.

By: Serraillier, Ian [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Red Fox, 2003Description: 192 p. : ill., 1 map, 1 port. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 0099439492; 0099572850.Subject(s): Refugee children -- Poland -- Children's fiction | Warsaw (Poland) -- History -- Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, 1943 -- Children's fictionDDC classification: 823.914
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Children's Fiction SERR (Browse shelf) Checked out 16/12/2019 i2148913
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Alone and fending for themselves in a Poland devastated by World War Two, Jan and his three homeless friends cling to the silver sword as a symbol of hope. As they travel through Europe towards Switzerland, where they believe they will be reunited with their parents, they encounter many hardships and dangers. This extraordinarily moving account of an epic journey gives a remarkable insight into the reality of life in war-torn Europe.

Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 1956.

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