War: Stories of Conflict

A superb collection of stories from acclaimed children’€s writers, compiled by Michael Morpurgo and published on the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II The pity, the cruelty, the courage and the consequences of many different conflicts feature in brand-new stories from Joan Aiken, Eva Ibbotson, Jamila Gavin, Elizabeth Laird, George Layton, Geraldine McCaughrean, Margaret Mahy, Michelle Magorian, Michael Morpurgo, Eleanor Updale, Celia Rees, and other top children’€s authors.

From the Crusades to 1970’€s Beirut, to the Falklands, many aspects of war are explored in a collection of work that speaks powerfully to today’€s young readers.