!!> Ebook ➦ The Skylarks' War ➧ Autore Hilary McKay – Vehikool.co.uk

The Skylarks' War Winner Of The Costa Children S Book Award The Skylarks War Is A Beautiful Story Following The Loves And Losses Of A Family Growing Up Against The Harsh Backdrop Of World War One, From The Award Winning Hilary McKay Clarry And Her Older Brother Peter Live For Their Summers In Cornwall, Staying With Their Grandparents And Running Free With Their Charismatic Cousin, Rupert But Normal Life Resumes Each September Boarding School For Peter And Rupert, And A Boring Life For Clarry At Home With Her Absent Father, As The Shadow Of A Terrible War Looms Ever Closer When Rupert Goes Off To Fight At The Front, Clarry Feels Their Skylark Summers Are Finally Slipping Away From Them Can Their Family Survive This Fearful War


5 thoughts on “The Skylarks' War

  1. says:

    I did enjoy this book titled The Skylark War in the UK because of the subtle way it allows young people to begin to learn about the emotional effects of war It takes place before and during WWI Clarry is a child being brought up without a mother, and without any ambition,until a


  2. says:

    Clarry Penrose is special Her kind heart makes endlessly loving towards those around her Her ability to see the good in everyone makes her able to always bring out the best in others, her quick wit and ability to learn allows her to create paths for herself that would be otherwise


  3. says:

    The characters in this book truly came to life The story of life before and during WW1 clearly was meticulously researched I especially appreciated the off hand mention by Violet of her soldier looking for a brass shell to decorate as a vase I have seen examples of this form of tre


  4. says:

    This isn t a thriller Or a melodrama Nor does it quite pack the punch of Michael Morpurgo s Private Peaceful , which it resembles a little in its story of a way of life altered by World War 1 It s a description of a young girl s life, and how she and the world around her change as t


  5. says:

    Hilary McKay is quite simply a genius This is one of the finest novels for young people I have ever read It should appeal to any age really Definitely on my list of best books of the year


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