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True stories of escape

True stories of escape

Young Reading Series 4
True stories of escape

High walls, barbed wire, savage dogs and guards who shoot to kill are just some of the obstacles faced by escaping prisoners. This book tells the extraordinary tales of men who risked their lives to regain their freedom. Part of the Usborne Young Reading series, this thrilling book is ideal for newly independent readers who prefer fact to fiction.


Key Stage: KS2 H; Age 8+

Book Band: 12 - Brown

BIC: C5N79

Price: £5.99
ISBN: 9781474942973
128 pages
196 x 130mm

Author/Editor: Paul Dowswell

Press Reviews

Full of authentic details about horse and pony life.
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