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The Winter Horses Philip Kerr

The Winter Horses By Philip Kerr

The Winter Horses by Philip Kerr

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Set in Ukraine 1941, a breathtaking journey of survival in the dark days of WWII.

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The Winter Horses by Philip Kerr

Set in Ukraine 1941, a breathtaking journey of survival in the dark days of WWII.

Set in Ukraine during WWII, Philip Kerr's heart-rending children's book is a story of survival against the odds. In the midst of another freezing winter, Max, the devoted caretaker of a wildlife reserve, must learn to live with the Nazis who have overrun his land. He must also learn to keep secrets - for there is a girl, Kalinka, who is hiding in the park. Kalinka has lost her home, her family, her belongings - everything but her life. Still, she has gained one small, precious gift: a relationship with the rare, wild and wily Przewalski's horses that wander the reservation. Apart from Max, these endangered animals are her only friends - until a Nazi campaign of extermination nearly wipes them out for good. Now Kalinka must set out on a treacherous journey through the frozen Ukrainian forest to save the only two surviving horses - and herself. This sensitive, inspiring tale captures the power of sacrifice, the endurance of the human spirit and the astonishing loyalty of animals.

The Winter Horses Reviews

A story where history and magic co-exist. It will appeal to animal-lovers, people interested in the WW2 Nazi invasion of Russian and anyone who enjoys a thrilling adventure and is not afraid of sentiment. For adults as well as children. The Book Bag A gripping and moving story Newbury Weekly News

About Philip Kerr

Philip Kerr is the New York Times bestselling author of nine Bernie Gunther novels and several standalone thrillers. His book If The Dead Rise Not won the 2009 CWA Ellis Peters Award for Best Historical Crime Novel and Spain's RBA International Prize for Crime Writing. He is also a children's author of the seven volume Children of the Lamp series, translated into 30 languages and in development with Paramount, and one standalone children's book One Small Step about a teenage astronaut. Kerr has written for The Sunday Times, the Evening Standard and the New Statesman. Born in Edinburgh, he studied law and philosophy before becoming an advertising copywriter at Saatchi and Saatchi. His first book was published in 1989. He lives in London, SW19.

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The Winter Horses by Philip Kerr
Used - Very Good
Walker Books Ltd
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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