Machine Gunners

Totally gripping. This Carnegie Medal winner will slam through your heart like a speeding bullet. It’s 1941. World War II is in full swing – and Chas McGill is loving it. Well, not the bombs. But the planes are great. And his war souvenir collection is nearly the best in Garmouth. Then Chas finds a crashed Heinkel bomber in the woods. The shiny machine gun is still intact – and the Nazi pilot is still alive. It’s Chas’s chance to capture a German prisoner and fight his very own war…

  • A thrilling classic which won the Carnegie Medal
  • Now with a bonus short story and author biography
  • Dramatic new cover for the book’s 40th anniversary
  • “The pace is unrelenting” – Booklist starred review

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    Robert Westall has won many awards, including two Carnegie Medal for The Machine Gunners and The Scarecrow, and the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize for Kingdom by the Sea.

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