Archie's War

A servant boy, a dog and a war that shook the world. Margi’s latest has all its cannons blazing. Archie’s family work on an aristocrat’s country estate. When the First World War breaks out, Archie is asked to look after the dog of Master Edward, who has been called up to fight. An unbreakable bond soon grows between Archie and Star, the scruffy white terrier. So when Archie’s big brother runs away to join the army, Archie and Star set off to find him. Facing many dangers, can they bring him home?

  • A wonderful story of dogs, loyalty, hope and courage
  • Evokes not just the war but the society surrounding it
  • Historical reading that will also delight animal lovers
  • Ideal for Remembrance Day and Michael Morpurgo fans

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    Margi McAllister

    She’s the award-winning author of Fawn and A Home for Teasel, heartwarming animal tales of hope and friendship, perfect for fans of Michael Morpurgo and Lauren St John.


    Margi McAllister won the Heidelberg Leander Prize for Urchin of the Riding Stars.

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