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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (190 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Iain Lawrence Narrator: Steven Crossley Publisher: Recorded Books Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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10-year-old Johnny's toymaker father has volunteered for service in the British Army of World War I. At first, his spirits are high as he completes basic training, but his tone becomes grim once he reaches the front. To ease his son's worries, Johnny's dad carves him little figurines that reflect his experiences in the war. Comprised of letters from his father, followed by Johhny's feelings, Lord of the Nutcracker Men is a haunting and poignant tale.

Author Iain Lawrence has written numerous books for young adults, including Ghost Boy and The Smugglers. Download and start listening now!

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Karen L. | 1/13/2014

    " About a 10 year old boy from England who's father goes off to fight in WW1. Much of the story is told through the fathers letters to young Johnny. In each letter the father sends a hand carved wooden soldier. There is something mysterious to Johnny about these soldiers. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Molly | 1/9/2014

    " A sad, strange, interesting view of WWI. It's nice to see the war from the perspective of the home-front. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Nancy W'f | 12/5/2013

    " This is a children's book, but it is one of the best written accounts of what it was like on the home front during the first world war--all from a child's perspective--that I have ever read. The anguish and the fears are clearly depicted. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Alana | 8/9/2013

    " great! i loved the portrayal of the realities of the Great War. Both the options at home and the realities on the battle front. i think this book is a great look for those who think being a solider is easy, it's not, war is hell. great job on the research! "

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