Hero On A Bicycle

Hero On A Bicycle

by Shirley Hughes

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Overview

When their mother reluctantly joins the Italian Resistance against Nazi occupying forces in World War II Florence, young Paolo and his sister, Costanza, devise a clever way to use their bicycle to assist the movement.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780606403856
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Publication date: 11/14/2017
Edition description: Bound for Schools & Libraries ed.
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.12(w) x 7.62(h) x 0.56(d)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

About the Author

Shirley Hughes has won many prestigious awards, including the Kate Greenaway Medal twice. She began to write and design her own picture books when she had a young family and has now published more than two hundred titles. Hero on a Bicycle, written in her eighth decade, is her first novel. She lives in London.

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This first novel by acclaimed children’s picture-book writer and illustrator Hughes expertly captures the tension in the Crivelli home, as Rosemary tries to raise her two children and keep them safe while covertly supporting the Partisan cause...A superb historical thriller.
—Kirkus reviews

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Hero on a Bicycle 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Nicley done
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
There Was A Hero On A Bicycle And He.......
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Hero on a bicycle was very enjoyable. Had a lot of suspense. Whoever reads this is a lucky person