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Download The Kites Are Flying! Audiobook (Unabridged)

Extended Audio Sample The Kites Are Flying! (Unabridged), by Michael Morpurgo
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (56 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Michael Morpurgo Narrator: Michael Morpurgo Publisher: AudioGO Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Journalist Max and his new friend, Said, sit together under an ancient olive tree while Said makes another of his kites. As Max is welcomed as a guest in Said's family home, he learns of the terrible events in the family's past - but nothing prepares him for the true importance of Said's kites.

Told from both Max and Said's points of view, this beautiful tale of tragedy and hope rings with joy. With an afterword by Jeremy Bowen.

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Dma | 12/20/2012

    " A short illustrated novel about children on both sides of the wall in the West Bank wanting peace, using kites as a symbol. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Fariza | 8/15/2012

    " It's about Palestine and Jerusalem.. Morpurgo want to show that there is hope for both sides of Jews and Palestinian to be in peace. It's written beautifully using a kite as a metaphore. I just like his writing style. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Schandana | 3/24/2012

    " Loved the concept.Needed a bit more depth. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Clare Wallace | 10/2/2011

    " Brilliant children's book. Very moving. "

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