My Story: War Spy by Jim Eldridge (author) (UK edition)

Suitable for 8 - 12 years

This product is not currently available.

To help you find what you're looking for, see similar items below.

This item has 5 stars of a maximum 5

Rated 5/5 from 1 rating

0 reviews (Add a review)

Delivery information

  • FREE postage to schools*
  • Postage charges apply to home addresses
  • Delivery within 10 working days

Book Club orders

  • FREE postage to schools*
  • Books will be despatched after the school's order is confirmed

Delivery information and refund and returns policy

*We do not charge postage costs on your order, but border charges are payable and additional customs charges may be levied.

Product description

The gripping wartime diary of young resistance fighter Paul Leland, France 1942-44.

I couldn’t see the four fires, but I could smell them, the scent of burning paraffin and wood coming thickly in waves of smoke across the field. My heart started thumping again. Surely if we could smell the fires, others could as well. A German patrol would smell them for sure! Then I was aware of a large shape looming up in the night sky, its wings wide. It was the biggest thing I had ever seen. There were no lights showing on it. Down, down, down it came, lower and lower. I could hear the sound of its engine slowing and I thought with alarm, “If it goes any slower it will crash in the field, and what will we do then?”

Paul Leland is a thirteen-year-old boy living in rural France, in an area which has been under Nazi occupation since 1940. Working with the Resistance cell in his village, Paul is a crucial figure in the secret escape route for Allied POWs and agents. But he is playing a dangerous game…

Product Details

Series

My Story

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9781407136721

Date published

July 4th, 2013

Lexile measure

830L

Other details

  • 160 pages

Condition

New

UK edition

Part of this Series

Author/Illustrator

Jim Eldridge

Photo of Jim Eldridge

Reviews

This product has not been reviewed yet.

Add a review