Twist of Gold - Michael Morpurgo

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Twist of Gold - Michael Morpurgo

This work takes the reader on an epic journey through famine, hope and survival by a much-loved, award winning author. Sean and Annie have one chance ...

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“Brilliant!!”

published 16/07/2000

Progreat story, value for money

Consnone

' Twist of Gold ' is probably the most compelling and best book i have ever read. It is about two children, Annie and Sean O'Brien who have to go and find their father in America as the potato famine is sweeping Ireland, where they live and their mother is sick. They face many obsticles whilst...

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“Twist of a Read”

published 28/02/2003

ProGreat storyline, beautifully written

ConsFront cover leaves much to be desired

This has to be one of my old favourites - when I first picked it up from the library shelf (yes, I had the fortune to be a school librarian in year 6 - lucky old me), I wasn't that enthralled by the front cover. The scrappy old copy we had showed a ship in the distance and a boy and a girl...

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Proit is a very well written book credit to murpurgo

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The story is set during the Irish potato famine. There is a family called the O' Brien s and they are very poor so their farther sets off to America to find a new life meanwhile back in Ireland sean and annie and their mother is trying to survive while their father builds a farm but their mother...

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This work takes the reader on an epic journey through famine, hope and survival by a much-loved, award winning author. Sean and Annie have one chance to escape the potato famine and plague in Ireland. They survive a shipwreck and land safely in America searching for their father. But their new land is one of hardship and they live in poverty on the streets of Boston. However, their adventure is just beginning...they live on a steamboat and then join pioneers travelling across the prairies. Their music and dancing bring joy to all they meet, but their family torc brings both blessings and curses and thieves prowl to get hold of it. Annie and Sean must hang on to their torc - their family's survival depends on it.

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Type: Fiction

Genre: Children's

Title: Twist of Gold

Author: Michael Morpurgo

ISBN: 0670848514; 0718239717; 0749746874; 1405229284

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