Rabbit, Soldier, Angel, Thief

SKU: 9780733341465

$14.00
CBCA's Notable Younger Reader's Book 2022
By: Katrina Nannestad
For Ages: 10+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 27th October 2021
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 22.0 x 16.0 x 3.0

Award-winning writer Katrina Nannestad transports us to Russia and the Great Patriotic War and into the life of Sasha, a soldier at only six years old ...

Wood splinters and Mama screams and the nearest soldier seizes her roughly by the arms. My sister pokes her bruised face out from beneath the table and shouts, 'Run, Sasha! Run!'

So I run. I run like a rabbit.

It's spring, 1942. The sky is blue, the air is warm and sweet with the scent of flowers.

And then everything is gone.

The flowers, the proud geese, the pretty wooden houses, the friendly neighbours. Only Sasha remains.

But one small boy, alone in war-torn Russia, cannot survive.

One small boy without a family cannot survive.

One small boy without his home cannot survive.

What that small boy needs is an army.

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