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By Boyne, John
William Cody grows up surrounded by his father's tales of Buffalo Bill, to whom he is distantly related, and his fantasies of the Wild West. Though he escapes his heritage by fleeing abroad and starting a new life for himself, he finds that he is always drawn back to England and ...to his ancestry.Read more
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By Ballantyne, R. M.; Foreword by Boyne, John
Ralph, Jack and Peterkin find themselves the sole survivors of a shipwreck on a deserted coral island in the South Pacific. Although fate has led them to temporary safety, the three marooned lads are forced to carve out a life for themselves from what nature provides...
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By Ballantyne, R. M.; Boyne, John
Adventure and peril abound in R.M. Ballantyne's classic tale of shipwreck and survival. A classic tale for all ages.
By Almond, David; Boyne, John; Chevalier, Tracy; Dubosarsky, Ursula; Fombelle, Timothee de
In a powerful collection, eleven internationally acclaimed fiction writers draw on personal objects to bring the First World War to life for readers of all ages.A toy soldier. A butter dish. A compass. Mundane objects, perhaps, but to the remarkable authors in this collection, ar...tifacts such as these have inspired stories that go to the heart of the human experience of World War I. Each author was invited to choose an object that had a connection to the war a writing kit for David Almond, a helmet for Michael Morpurgo and use it as the inspiration for an original short story. What results is an extraordinary collection, illustrated throughout by the award-winning Jim Kay and featuring photographs of the objects with accounts of their history and the authors' reasons for selecting them. A blend of fiction and real-life events, this unique anthology provides young readers with a personal window into the Great War and the people affected by it, and serves as an invaulable resource for families and teachers alike.Read more
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