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Special Operations: Dogfight by Craig (Author) Simpson
  

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Special Operations: Dogfight by Craig (Author) Simpson

NORWAY, OCTOBER 1940 Norway, a country invaded by the Nazis. Finn Gunnersen and best friend, Loki Larson, are determined to fight back. Joining the Resistance, they risk arrest, torture and execution. They also don't know who to trust. When vital secrets fall into their hands and the enemy is in hot pursuit, they must escape. But to succeed they face their greatest deadly challenge - how to steal an enemy plane and fly it to freedom. Can two boys take on the might of the Nazi power?

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A fast-paced thriller -- Amanda Craig * The Times * A full-throttle adventure * Sunday Express * A hugely exciting story! * The School Librarian * A twisting tale of conspiracy, action and espionage, and I highly recommend it * TES * Craig Simpson weaves fact and fiction together seamlessly to give his readers a thrilling and at the same time a meaningful reading experience. Readers will come to see how dangerous life was for many of the people who were living under German occupation during World War II * Through the Looking Glass *


About the Author

Craig Simpson spent his childhood in southern England. At eighteen he headed off to veterinary school in Bristol but soon realized that in the wrong hands a scalpel could do more harm than good, and switched to studying science. He spent a while juggling test tubes before realizing there had to be more to life. After fifteen years scaling the corporate ladder, and travelling widely he became an independent consultant. A keen amateur historian, inspired by true stories he then abandoned the rat-race to write adventure novels. He now lives between the New Forest and the Hampshire seaside

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Book Info

Publication date

7th February 2008

Author

Craig (Author) Simpson

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Publisher

Corgi Childrens an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Format

Paperback
400 pages
Interest Age: From 9 to 11 years

Categories

Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage)

ISBN

9780552556743

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