by Nick Stafford - £9.99 Faber and Faber (2007)
paperback ISBN 13: 9780571240159 | ISBN 10: 0571240151
At the outbreak of the First World War, Joey, young Albert's beloved horse, is sold to the cavalry and shipped to France. Caught up in enemy fire, fate takes Joey on an extraordinary odyssey, serving on both sides before finding himself alone in no man's land. But Albert cannot forget Joey and, still not old enough to enlist, he embarks on a treacherous mission to find and bring him home.
Nick Stafford's stage adaptation of the celebrated novel by the Children's Laureate (2003-5) Michael Morpurgo leads us on a gripping journey through history.
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