Sparrow: The Story of Joan of Arc

by 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 re-imagining of Joan of Arc by master storyteller and author of War Horse.

Interest Age

  • 0-5 years

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Accelerated Reader Programme

Approved not set
Points 6.0
ATOS 2000 0
Book Level 5.5
Interest Level MY
Quiz No. 203923

Additional Details

Title Sparrow: The Story of Joan of Arc
ISBN 9780007465965
Author by Michael Morpurgo
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint HarperCollinsChildrenasBooks
Publication Date 29 March 2012
Format EPUB
Number of Pages 256
Filesize 801.9 KB
Interest Age 0-5 years (0-5)
Edition ePub edition
Language EN
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Category War Stories
All Adult Titles
Historical Fiction
Adventure Stories
Fiction (Adult)

Reviews

Praise for Michael Morpurgo: "Michael Morpurgo writes brilliantly about war and animals, conveying the big emotions without preaching." - The Guardian "Champagne quality over a wide range of subjects." - Daily Telegraph "There are few children's writers as compelling as Michael Morpurgo." - Daily Express "Morpurgo's gift is to make this long-ago world of danger and heartbreak accessible without ever patronising his young readers." - Sunday Mercury "Morpurgo, as always, is subtle and skillful, and incorporates social and moral issues into his writing without being self-righteous or detracting from the quality of the narrative" Elizabeth Reilly - British Council "The former children's laureate has the happy knack of speaking to both child and adult readers." -The Guardian.

Author Biography

Michael Morpurgo OBE is one of Britain's best-loved writers for children, and has sold more than 35 million books around the world. He has written more than 150 novels and won many prizes, including the Smarties Prize, the Whitbread Award and the Blue Peter Book Award, while several of his books have been adapted for stage and screen, including the global theatrical phenomenon War Horse. Michael was Children's Laureate from 2003 to 2005, and founded the charity Farms for City Children with his wife, Clare. He was knighted in 2018 for services to literature and charity.

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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 re-imagining of Joan of Arc by master storyteller and author of War Horse.

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