The Skylarks' War
Hilary McKay
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An evocative and heartbreaking novel of family and friendship in wartime from Hilary McKay, award-winning author of the Casson Family Chronicles. Winner of the Costa Children's Book Award 2018. The Skylarks' War is a beautiful story following the loves and losses of a family growing up against the harsh backdrop of World War One, from the award-winning Hilary McKay. 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?
ISBN 9781509894963Category ChildrenSubcategory Fiction
Publisher Pan Macmillan UKImprint Macmillan Children's BooksPublished 27/12/2018
Format B FormatBinding PaperbackPage extent 320
Age group Juvenile
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Hilary McKay is an award-winning author, having won the Guardian Fiction... »
 
 
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