The classic tale of a journey through war-torn Europe.
Ian Serraillier (September 24, 1912 - November 28, 1994), was a British novelist and poet. Serraillier was best known for his children's books, especially the Silver Sword (Novel) (1956), a wartime adventure story which was adapted for television by the BBC in 1957 and again in 1971.
Storytelling about courage at its best -- Amanda Craig * The Times
One of the most exciting books I've read for a long while * Daily Telegraph *
This book is touched with greatness * Junior Bookshelf *
One of the most remarkable children's books since 1945 * Oxford Companion to Children's Literature *
A mind-blowing and emotional read -- Sally Bailey * Essex Chronicle Series *