Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo – Special Anniversary Editions

June 3, 2016


To commemorate the centenary of the Battle of the Somme

HarperCollins Children’s Books publish two stunning new editions of this modern classic of World War One, both featuring a new introduction by the author and insightful testimonies from soldiers.

Told in the voice of Private Tommo Peaceful, the story follows twenty-four hours at the front, and captures his memories of his family and his village life – by no means as tranquil as it appeared. Full of stunningly researched detail and engrossing atmosphere, the book leads to a dramatic and moving conclusion.

Full of vivid detail and engrossing atmosphere, leading to a dramatic and moving conclusion, Private Peaceful is both a compelling love story and a deeply moving account of the First World War.

Extra material:

– Introduction by Michael Morpurgo
– Inspiration letter by Michael Morpurgo
– Background on the execution of British soldiers in WW1 for cowardice, including personal testimony from soldiers

158004-FC50Private Peaceful [Anniversary Edition]

Michael Morpurgo

2nd June 2016



RRP £12.99

156355-FC50Private Peaceful [Anniversary Edition]

Michael Morpurgo

2nd June 2016



RRP £6.99

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