1914, Joey, a young farm horse, is sold to the army and thrust into the midst of the war on the Western Front. In the desolation of the trenches, Joey's courage touches the soldiers around him.
In this beautiful edition of War Horse, Rae Smith's extraordinary illustrations bring to life a story of war and reconciliation with stunning vitality.
War Horse has sold over a million copies and been adapted into a hit stage show and an Oscar-nominated feature film directed by Stephen Spielberg.
This edition features the remarkable artwork of Olivier award-winning Rae Smith, the stage designer of the award-winning National Theatre production which is currently showing around the world.
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Michael Morpurgo Biography
Michael Morpurgo is an award-winning English author, born in St. Alban’s in 1943. After attending St. Matthias primary school in London, Michael was sent away to boarding school, which he never liked and wrote about in his novel, Butterly Lion.