The Resource Our Jacko, Michael Morpurgo ; illustrated by David Gentleman

Our Jacko, Michael Morpurgo ; illustrated by David Gentleman

Label
Our Jacko
Title
Our Jacko
Statement of responsibility
Michael Morpurgo ; illustrated by David Gentleman
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This war is a nightmare that one day I shall wake from and then forget. And if I don't wake, then you shall never know. I don't want you ever to know." No one seems to know where the scruffy tin hat came from - just that it is very old, from some war or other long ago. To young Michael and his family it has its uses today: as a child's toy, a feeding bowl for the hens, a hanging basket... Then Michael discovers that it belonged to his great-great-grandfather, "Our Jacko", who lost his life at Ypres in 1915. As the boy digs deeper, he finds the young soldier's diary and learns more about his forgotten ancestor - husband, father, poet, actor - who died so tragically young. And it becomes clear exactly how Our Jacko should be commemorated
Related
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Morpurgo, Michael
Dewey number
823.92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Gentleman, David
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  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Grandfathers
  • Hats
  • Children's stories
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Our Jacko, Michael Morpurgo ; illustrated by David Gentleman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Illustrations on endpapers
  • First published in 2014 in The Great War: stories inspired by objects from the First World War by Walker Books, London
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
60 pages
Isbn
9781406366136
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Our Jacko, Michael Morpurgo ; illustrated by David Gentleman
Publication
Note
  • Illustrations on endpapers
  • First published in 2014 in The Great War: stories inspired by objects from the First World War by Walker Books, London
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
60 pages
Isbn
9781406366136
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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