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The apple spy

The apple spy

Deary, Terry, author; Rue, James de la, illustrator

In this retelling of an extraordinary true story, a pair of children realise that the odd strangers they see in their tiny Scottish village are German spies. Can the children alert the authorities or will the ruthless spies find them first?

Paperback, Book. English. General. Children's stories. Fiction 7+.
Published London: A. & C. Black, 2015
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  • Merthyr Central Library – Earliest copy due back 6th June 2015

    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status
    04541723 Junior history Junior nonfiction Overdue (was due back 6th June 2015)
    03877760 Junior fiction Due back 3rd November


Statement of responsibility: Terry Deary ; illustrated by James de la Rue
ISBN: 1472916212, 9781472916211
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Physical Description: 64 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm.
Series: World War II tales
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 Scotland Juvenile fiction.
Series Title: World War II tales.

Author note

Terry Deary began his writing career with fiction for A&C Black. He is now author of over 200 fiction and non-fiction books, which have been published in 40 languages. His historical fiction for older children Tudor Terror has been praised as "a marvellous blend of fact and fiction" (School Librarian). His non-fiction has been consistently in the best-seller lists since 1994. His Horrible Histories celebrated their 15th anniversary in 2008, having sold over 25 million copies worldwide and been adapted as television series, theatre tours and museum exhibitions. Terry Deary was voted "Outstanding Children's Non-Fiction Author of the 20th Century" by Books for Keeps magazine.