Saturday, January 21, 2012

"War Horse" (Movie Tie-In Edition) ~ Michael Morpurgo

Author: Michael Morpurgo
Publication: November 1, 2011
By: Scholastic
5 Stars!

An epic, heartwarming tale of a horse and his boy that will have even the least of horse lovers reaching for the tissues.  Spanning the years of World War I, War Horse is told from the point of view of Joey, a red-bayed horse whose journey begins as a young colt on a sheep farm and chronicles his adventures into becoming a decorated soldier.  Joey and his young master Albert are inseparable, each sharing a mutual love and respect for one another but when Albert's father sells Joey both of their lives are forever changed. 

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