Bernard Ashley Ronnie's War

ISBN 13: 9781847800541

Ronnie's War

3.45 avg rating
( 11 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9781847800541: Ronnie's War
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Ronnie Warren lives with his mum while his dad is away fighting. For him, World War II brings a whirlwind of events and emotions that carry him through the terror of the London Blitz to evacuation and romance in Lancashire, from adolescent misunderstandings to the bittersweetness of Victory in Europe Day, 1945. From schoolboy hero to teenage survivor, this is Ronnie’ s story.
“ Bernard Ashley’ s great gift is to turn what seems to be low-key realism into something much stronger and more resonant. It has something to do with empathy, compassion, an undimmed thirst for decency and justice.”

Phillip Pullman

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Review:

Bernard Ashley s great gift is to turn what seems to be low-key realism into something much stronger and more resonant. It has something to do with empathy, compassion, an undimmed thirst for decency and justice. --Phillip Pullman

With the exception of the dramatic bombing and rescue that open the book, the materials with which Bernard Ashley builds this picture are generally the mundane, the small, the commonplace. However, it is of such stuff that real lives are made, and through which real emotions and experiences are felt, and this is what makes the book a success: the creation of an emotionally rich journey for Ronnie, and therefore for the reader too. Written in an easy and simple style, the book makes a perfect introduction for a younger reader looking to understand the "war at home". --Guardian

About the Author:

Bernard Ashley is a former head teacher who is now writing full-time. He lives in South London where he was born. Bernard's impressive list of titles reflects 35 years of writing realistic fiction – from picture books right up to teenage novels. Several of Bernard's books have been successfully televised and he has frequently appeared on prize lists – his Little Soldier was short-listed for the Guardian Prize in 2000. In addition to his other activities Bernard Ashley also advises internationally on matters concerned with literacy. He is also a very popular visitor to schools. To visit Bernard Ashley's website click here

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9781847801623: Ronnie's War (US edition)

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  1847801625 ISBN 13:  9781847801623
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's ..., 2011
Hardcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Bernard Ashley
Published by Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd, United Kingdom (2010)
ISBN 10: 1847800548 ISBN 13: 9781847800541
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd, United Kingdom, 2010. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Ronnie Warren lives with his mum while his dad is away fighting. For him, World War II brings a whirlwind of events and emotions that carry him through the terror of the London Blitz to evacuation and romance in Lancashire, from adolescent misunderstandings to the bittersweetness of Victory in Europe Day, 1945. From schoolboy hero to teenage survivor, this is Ronnie' s story." Bernard Ashley' s great gift is to turn what seems to be low-key realism into something much stronger and more resonant. It has something to do with empathy, compassion, an undimmed thirst for decency and justice." Phillip Pullman. Seller Inventory # AAZ9781847800541

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
6.29
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Ashley, Bernard
Published by Frances Lincoln (2010)
ISBN 10: 1847800548 ISBN 13: 9781847800541
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Frances Lincoln, 2010. HRD. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # GB-9781847800541

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
4.58
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.10
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

Bernard Ashley
Published by Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd, United Kingdom (2010)
ISBN 10: 1847800548 ISBN 13: 9781847800541
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Book Depository International
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd, United Kingdom, 2010. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Ronnie Warren lives with his mum while his dad is away fighting. For him, World War II brings a whirlwind of events and emotions that carry him through the terror of the London Blitz to evacuation and romance in Lancashire, from adolescent misunderstandings to the bittersweetness of Victory in Europe Day, 1945. From schoolboy hero to teenage survivor, this is Ronnie' s story." Bernard Ashley' s great gift is to turn what seems to be low-key realism into something much stronger and more resonant. It has something to do with empathy, compassion, an undimmed thirst for decency and justice." Phillip Pullman. Seller Inventory # AAZ9781847800541

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
7.77
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

4.

Ashley, Bernard
Published by Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd (2010)
ISBN 10: 1847800548 ISBN 13: 9781847800541
New Softcover Quantity Available: 2
Rating
[?]

Book Description Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd, 2010. Condition: New. 2010. Paperback. Four linked wartime stories of a street-smart 11-year-old living with his mum in south London during the Second World War: the Blitz, Evacuation, GIs, and VE Day. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: YFT. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 197 x 130 x 14. Weight in Grams: 148. . . . . . . Seller Inventory # V9781847800541

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
10.02
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From Ireland to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

5.

Bernard Ashley
Published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books (2010)
ISBN 10: 1847800548 ISBN 13: 9781847800541
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
The Monster Bookshop
(Fleckney, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2010. Paperback. Condition: New. BRAND NEW ** SUPER FAST SHIPPING FROM UK WAREHOUSE ** 30 DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE. Seller Inventory # mon0000439613

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
6.14
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.99
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

6.

Ashley, Bernard
Published by Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
ISBN 10: 1847800548 ISBN 13: 9781847800541
New Softcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Kennys Bookstore
(Olney, MD, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd. Condition: New. 2010. Paperback. Four linked wartime stories of a street-smart 11-year-old living with his mum in south London during the Second World War: the Blitz, Evacuation, GIs, and VE Day. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: YFT. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 197 x 130 x 14. Weight in Grams: 148. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Seller Inventory # V9781847800541

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
10.26
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

7.

Bernard Ashley
Published by Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
ISBN 10: 1847800548 ISBN 13: 9781847800541
New Paperback / softback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd. Paperback / softback. Condition: New. New copy - Usually dispatched within 2 working days. Seller Inventory # B9781847800541

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
3.42
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 6.94
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

8.

Bernard Ashley
ISBN 10: 1847800548 ISBN 13: 9781847800541
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Speedy Hen LLC
(Sunrise, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # ST1847800548. Seller Inventory # ST1847800548

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
10.50
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

9.

Bernard Ashley
ISBN 10: 1847800548 ISBN 13: 9781847800541
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Paperback. Condition: New. Not Signed; Ronnie Warren lives with his mum while his dad is away fighting. For him, World War II brings a whirlwind of events and emotions that carry him through the terror of the London Blitz to evacuation and romance in Lancashire, from adolescent misunderstandings to the bittersweetness of Victory in Euro. book. Seller Inventory # ria9781847800541_rkm

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
7.70
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.87
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

10.

Ashley, Bernard
Published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books (2010)
ISBN 10: 1847800548 ISBN 13: 9781847800541
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Aardvark Rare Books
(Bucknell, SHROP, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2010. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # mon0000245372

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
3.42
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 8.50
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book