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Product description

A heart-tugging First World War story: a book to make your heart sing. In war, courage isn’t all about soldiers. It can mean being lost and being found, and learning to live again… May, 1915: the Scilly Isles. Alfie and his father find an injured girl washed up on the shore. She remembers nothing, and can say only one word: Lucy. Is she a mermaid, the victim of a U-boat, or even – as some islanders claim – a German spy? As the war rages, fear and suspicion grow. Alfie faces a race against time to prove who Lucy really is. The only clues: she loves music and moonlight. But when Lucy listens to the gramophone, glimmers of her past begin to appear…

  • A moving wartime story by the author of War Horse
  • Michael Morpurgo is a former Children’s Laureate
  • His books include Private Peaceful and Shadow
  • He has won the Red House and Blue Peter awards

Product Details

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9780007943449

Condition

New

Author/Illustrator

Michael Morpurgo

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  1. mair1m
    on 31 March 2017

    I started reading this but I didn’t really enjoy it and I found it quite boring.

    3out of 5
  2. MusAdam123
    on 3 May 2016

    This is amazing !!

    5out of 5
  3. zoe256
    on 16 March 2016

    I loved this book! It’s a really, really beautiful story where at the beginning it’s quite mysterious but at the end, everything falls together like in a puzzle. I really liked it!!!

    5out of 5
  4. micheal11
    on 17 February 2016

    I LOVE THE BOOK

    5out of 5
  5. Booklovergirl
    on 12 March 2015

    This is a very good book they is a few very sad bits in it that will make you cry or nightmares but other than that it is a great book .

    5out of 5
  6. chattymat
    on 20 October 2014

    This is an amazing book with lots of great description and it is quite mystical and a bit spooky. i would rate it 10/10

    5out of 5