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War games: two stories

War games: two stories

Deary, Terry, author; Tambellini, Stefano, illustrator; Deary, Terry

What do football, cricket and the Second World War have in common? Cricket fanatic George is evacuated to the country. Can he prove himself in the school cricket team? Meanwhile, life for a Jew in wartime Germany isn't easy - will Esther's passion for football survive?

Paperback, Book. English. Short stories. Fiction 9+. Sport.
Published Edinburgh: Barrington Stoke, 2013
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Statement of responsibility: Terry Deary ; with illustrations by Stefano Tambellini
ISBN: 1781122059, 9781781122051
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Note: Originally published: 2004.
Note: Dyslexic-friendly.
Physical Description: 65 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm
Subject: Sports stories, English.; Children's stories, English.; World War, 1939-1945 Great Britain Juvenile fiction.; World War, 1939-1945 Germany Juvenile fiction.


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