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Title: DEAR OLLY
By: Michael Morpurgo, Christian Birmingham (Illus)
Format: Paperback

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ISBN 10: 0006753337
ISBN 13: 9780006753339
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Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS
Pub. date: 6 October, 2001
Pages: 128
Description: A moving story of a brother, a sister and a swallow, and how all are in some way victims of the horrors of landmines.
Synopsis: A moving story of a brother, a sister and a swallow, and how all are in some way victims of the horrors of landmines.Olly's brother Matt wants to go and work with children who have been made orphans, through war, in Africa. He wants to be a clown and make them laugh. His mother and sister want him to stay in England and go to university.Hero, a swallow, has a journey to make too. He must fly to Africa for the winter to join all the other swallows. His journey is difficult and fraught with danger.Three separate stories are woven into one powerful and moving novel whose central theme not only exposes the horrors of war and of landmines, but also the endurance of the human spirit.
Illustrations: 30 b/w illus
Publication: UK
Imprint: HarperCollins
Returns: Returnable
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