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silver sword

Ian Serraillier

silver sword

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Published by S.G. Phillips in Great Meadows, N.J .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Ian Serrailler ; illustrated by C. Walter Hodges.
ContributionsHodges, C. Walter 1909-
The Physical Object
Pagination187 p. :
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15095997M
LC Control Number59006556
OCLC/WorldCa19698908

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What emerges is a vibrant portrait of a people whose lives are /5(18). Silversword book. Read 43 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A young girl is taken to San Fransisco to live w/her grandmother after /5. The Silver Sword () About book: The auburned-haired O'Connor women share a bond far deeper than their striking physical appearance.

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The Silver Sword is a children's novel published in by British author Ian Serraillier. It is widely considered to be a classic of children’s literature. Serraillier began the work infive years after World War II's end, and took five years to complete it. It was published by Jonathan Cape in and by Puffin Books in Written: The Silver Sword study guide contains a biography of Ian Serraillier, literature essays, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis.

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The prose is simple, the morals clear, the ending happy, and the horrors of war muted for the reading audience. The prose is simple, the morals clear, the ending happy, and the horrors of war muted for the reading audience. Sign In. Details. Description of the book "The Silver Sword": "If you meet Ruth or Edek or Bronia, you must tell them I'm going to Switzerland to find their mother.

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BOOK REVIEW: 'Silver, Sword and Stone' the book’s “sword,” represents the violence that has for so very long been part of Latin America’s history, and Author: John Greenya. I read this book when I was doing grade7 in it is a great book indeed.

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I have no criticism and looked forward to reading it at night. I Author: Googleyeyes. Review of the book 'The Silver Sword' by Ian Serraillier: The silver sword, a little paper-knife, is a symbol of hope to four children as they make their way across the wastes of post-war Europe from Warsaw to Switzerland in search of their parents.

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The Silver Sword by Ian Serraillier; 16 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Juvenile fiction, Civilians in War, Fiction; Places: Warsaw, Poland; Times: World.

The Silver Sword explores war through the eyes of three Polish children. After their father is taken away to a prison camp; their mother is taken away to do forced labor in Germany, Ruth, Edek, and Bronia are left to live and survive on their own. These children embark on an amazing journey to hunt for their parents.

Silver, Sword and Stone Arana argues that while there is a “commonality – a concrete character” across Spanish America, there is “no northern equivalent”. For her, Latin America appears.

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Serraillier was best known for his children's books, especially the Silver Sword (Novel) (), a wartime adventure story which was adapted for television by the BBC in and again in Born in London, Serraillier was educated at Brighton College, and took his degree at.

The three children realise that the escapee was their father, the silver sword a message that he is alive and searching for them. Together with Jan they begin a dangerous journey across the battlefields of Europe to find their parents.

Book Summary. Against the background of a thousand years of vivid history, acclaimed writer Marie Arana tells the timely and timeless stories of three contemporary Latin Americans whose lives represent three driving forces that have shaped the character of the region: exploitation (silver), violence (sword), and religion (stone).

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The Silver Sword by Ian Serraillier opens with a description of the Polish family at the heart of the story. The father, Joseph Balicki, is a headmaster at a primary school on the outskirts of Warsaw. The boy, Jan, has a letter opener called the Silver Sword. Jan helps Joseph find a train to go to Switzerland, where his wife has family.

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Industry Reviews. One of the great and enduring tales of survival, courage and hope. Ian Serrailler tells this extraordinary wartime story simply and directly, so that we feel the full force of its truth -- Michael Morpurgo As a child I was tremendously moved by Ian Serrailer's The Silver Sword; the combination of childhood heroism in a bleak and horrific environment left Format: Paperback.

The Silver Sword (Unabridged) - The Silver Sword (Unabridged) audiobook, by Ian Serraillier The classic tale of a journey through war-torn and fending for themselves in a Poland devastated by World War Two, Jan and his three homeless friends cling to the silver sword as a symbol of hope. As they travel through Europe towards Switzerland, 3/5.The Silver Sword I have read this book at school and have grown up with it.

It is wonderful to hear it read. And I still imagine the same places in audible form as I have read in the book. The Narrator was great.