Waiting for Anya

It is World War Two, and Jo has just stumbled upon a dangerous secret: Jewish children are being smuggled away from the Nazis close to his mountain village in occupied France. But now German soldiers have been stationed at the border. Jo must get word to his friends that the children are trapped. The slightest mistake could cost them their lives… A gripping historical adventure.

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    This is a very interesting book, my recommended age would be from around 12+ younger than that would just be a waste of time! i hope you enjoy this book and enjoy the experience!!

    7 October 2017

  • This book is really good I was so scared for the children traped in the village , iloved thisbook from the very begining

    9 March 2013

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    I’ve read this book at school for our topic based around WWII time it was good but not perfect

    25 February 2013

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    Michael Morpurgo

    Master storyteller Michael Morpurgo has written over 100 books for children, and has won a multitude of awards as well as serving as Children’s Laureate from 2003-2005.


    Michael was the Children’s Laureate 2003-2005, and has won many awards including The Whitbread Prize For The Wreck of the Zanzibar, the Smarties prize for The Butterfly Lion the Blue Peter Award for Private Peaceful and the Red House award for Shadow.

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