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Waiting for Anya

Written by Michael Morpurgo

Key Stage 2 Historical Fiction Books vs Films

Waiting for Anya Synopsis

A gripping historical adventure by a much-loved and award winning author. Soon to be a major motion picture, starring Stranger Things' Noah Schnapp.

It is World War II and Jo stumbles on a dangerous secret: Jewish children are being smuggled away from the Nazis, close to his mountain village in Spain. Now, German soldiers have been stationed at the border. Jo must get word to his friends that the children are trapped. The slightest mistake could cost them their lives.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781405294034
Publication date: 23rd January 2020
Author: Michael Morpurgo
Publisher: Egmont Books Ltd an imprint of Egmont UK Ltd
Format: Paperback
Year Groups: Key Stage 2
Topics: Historical Fiction, Books vs Films

About Michael Morpurgo

Michael Morpurgo, began writing stories in the early '70's, in response to the children in his class at the primary school where he taught in Kent.  One of the UK’s best-loved authors and storytellers, Michael was appointed Children’s Laureate in 2003, a post he helped to set up with Ted Hughes in 1999. He was awarded an OBE in 2007 and a Knighthood in the New Year’s Honours in 2018 for services to literature and charity. He has written over 150 books, including The Butterfly Lion, Kensuke’s Kingdom, Why the Whales Came, The Mozart Question, ...

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