Wings for Per: Real-life story of Norwegian pilot during World War II
Originally published in 1944, this is the story of a Norwegian boy growing up pre-WWII who learns about freedom and the... Read more
Originally published in 1944, this is the story of a Norwegian boy growing up pre-WWII who learns about freedom and the value of defending that right, and eventually becomes a WWII flyer.
Through beautiful illustrations, in the d'Aulaires unmistakable style, Per's journey from his hometown, to America, and then his return as a pilot, readers will see his will to protect and free his family and homeland from tyranny.
Book also includes extensive historical background information on the real-life Per and his adventures.
- Reading Age: 6 -12 years
- Print Length: 40 pages
- Part of collection: D'Aulaire Collection: Beautiful Picture Books
- Book Format: Paperback
- Publisher: Beautiful Feet Books
- Language: English
- ISBN-13: 978-1893103788
- Item Weight: 1.5 lb
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