Out on 02 April 2020

Waiting for Peace: War Stories

Michael Morpurgo

Ages 9-12
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02 April 2020
9781529042979
288 pages
Synopsis

Specially commissioned by Michael Morpurgo to mark the 60th anniversary of VE day, this deeply moving collection features stories of war from the most well-loved voices in children's literature: Michelle Magorian, Celia Rees, George Layton, Robert Westall, Joan Aiken, Eva Ibbotson and Geraldine McCaughrean feature alongside other top children's authors.

From World War II to the Crusades, 1970s Beirut to the Falklands, these vivid stories explore wars throughout history. They examine not only the immediate consequences of war, but also what happens after the fighting is over.

Waiting for Peace: War Stories was originally published as War: Stories of Conflict.