War Horse

The power of war and the beauty of peace. This is his story. From Michael Morpurgo, former children's laureate, come this thrilling and epic tale of one horse's journey through the trenches of the First World War.

War Horse

War Horse

This special editon of War Horse commemorates the 100th Anniversary of the beginning of the First World War, and features a brand new introduction by Michael Morpurgo and cover artwork by Rae Smith, designer of the National Theatre's production of War Horse. In the deadly chaos of the First World War, one horse witnesses the reality of battle from both sides of the trenches. Bombarded by artillery, with bullets knocking riders from his back, Joey tells a powerful story of the truest friendships surviving in terrible times. One horse has the seen the best and the worst of humanity. The power of war and the beauty of peace. This is his story. From Michael Morpurgo, former children's laureate, comes this thrilling and epic tale of one horse's journey through the trenches of the First World War. War Horse was adapted by Steven Spielberg as a major motion picture, and shown on stage in London's West End and on Broadway.

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War Horse
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Michael Morpurgo
Categories: Children's stories
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07 - Publisher:

This special editon of War Horse commemorates the 100th Anniversary of the beginning of the First World War, and features a brand new introduction by Michael Morpurgo and cover artwork by Rae Smith, designer of the National Theatre's production of War Horse. In the deadly chaos of the First World
Adapting War Horse
Language: en
Pages: 113
Authors: Toby Malone, Christopher J. Jackman
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-09 - Publisher: Springer

This book analyses the success and adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s novel War Horse to stage, radio, live events, and feature film, in different cultures, on tours, and in translation. In under a decade, War Horse has gone from obscure children’s novel to arguably one of the world’s most recognisable theatrical
War Horse Picture Book
Language: en
Pages: 48
Authors: Michael Morpurgo
Categories: Children's stories
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10 - Publisher:

"Master storyteller Michael Morpurgo has adapted his much-loved novel, War Horse, for a picture book audience. This powerful book for younger readers tells the enduring story of a friendship between a boy and his horse and is a gateway to help children understand the history and deadly chaos of the
Horses and Mules in the Civil War
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Gene C. Armistead
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-28 - Publisher: McFarland

Horses and mules served during the Civil War in greater number and suffered more casualties than the men of the Union and Confederate armies combined. Using firsthand accounts, this history addresses the many uses of equines during the war, the methods by which they were obtained, their costs, their suffering
The American Paint Horse
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Glynn W. Haynes
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988-08-01 - Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press

This book is the first comprehensive history of an admirable American breed of horse that has at last come into its own. It is a ready reference for the breeder and a broadly based account for the historian of the equine species. The author searches out the past, describing the

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