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The Silver Sword – Wikipedia

Written by Ian Serraillier. A classic story from World War Two, this tells how three children, Ruth, Edek and Bronia are helped by the young orphan Derraillier to escape from the horrors of Warsaw after the arrest of their parents.

How the children travel across war torn Europe surviving every kind of danger and privation is sivler and deeply moving. It is the story of a terrible time made bearable by the strong streak of humanity at its heart and by the unusual acts of kindness the children experience on their travels.

This edition is part of the Vintage Children’s Classics series which is aimed at and shaped by year olds, and the adults in their lives. It is a broad, affordable selection of books hte will inspire a life-long love of reading; these stories that have secured a place in the hearts of thousands. They are all unabridged.


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In addition, story hungry children often don’t want the adventure to end, so why not take a look at the fully interactive website – World of Stories – which contains lots of extra material – the backstory: If you meet Ruth or Edek or Bronia, you must tell them I’m going to Switzerland to find their mother. Tell them to follow as soon as they can Having lost their parents in the chaos of war, Ruth, Edek and Bronia are left alone to fend for themselves and hide from the Nazis amid the rubble and ruins of their city.

They meet a ragged orphan boy, Jan, who treasures a paperknife – a silver sword – which serrsillier entrusted to him by an escaped prisoner of war.

The three children realise that the escapee was their father, the silver sword a message that he is alive and searching for them. Together with Jan they begin a dangerous journey across the battlefields of Europe to find their parents.

Vintage Classics an imprint of Vintage Format: Swrraillier Serraillier September 24, – November 28,was a British novelist and poet.


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Serraillier was best known for his children’s books, especially The Silver Sworda wartime adventure story which was adapted for television by the BBC in and again in He became an English teacher and it was during this period that his first published work appeared, in the form of poetry for both adults and children. It was followed by several more adventure Check out the latest activities in our KidsZone.

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