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The Resource When fishes flew : the story of Elena's war, Michael Morpurgo ; illustrated by George Butler

When fishes flew : the story of Elena's war, Michael Morpurgo ; illustrated by George Butler

Label
When fishes flew : the story of Elena's war
Title
When fishes flew
Title remainder
the story of Elena's war
Statement of responsibility
Michael Morpurgo ; illustrated by George Butler
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Australian-Greek girl Nandi travels to her ancestors’ home in Ithaca, and discovers, through a friendship with an extremely unusual flying fish, the extraordinary story of her great-aunt Elena; of how she fell in love, in the hardest of times, and how of how she became an unsung hero of World War Two. But Elena has gone missing, and Nandi has to find her. In her search, she will discover that Elena was an even greater hero than she thought, and still is..
Cataloging source
AUNRT
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Morpurgo, Michael
Dewey number
823.92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Pre-adolescent
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1985-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Butler, George
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  • Greece
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Girls
  • Aunts
  • Heroes
  • Greece
Target audience
juvenile
Label
When fishes flew : the story of Elena's war, Michael Morpurgo ; illustrated by George Butler
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000069280798
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
188 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780008454654
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdacarrier
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1255365499
Label
When fishes flew : the story of Elena's war, Michael Morpurgo ; illustrated by George Butler
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000069280798
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
188 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780008454654
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdacarrier
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1255365499

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