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Flight of the Doves

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Published by Macmillan Children"s Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Fiction,
  • Modern fiction,
  • Children: Grades 4-6

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9493272M
ISBN 100330397877
ISBN 109780330397872

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"Flight of the Doves" is one of the two children's books he wrote, and was first published, posthumously, in The Doves of the book's title are two orphaned children, Finn and Derval Dove. They live in England with their "Uncle" Toby, who is actually their step-father/5(25). of this book at Amazon Find this book at Finn, an English boy, and his little sister, Derval, flee to Ireland to escape their violent stepfather, who, with the police and two mysterious strangers in tow, pursues them when he learns that Finn is about to inherit a fortune.   Book Overview This description may be from another edition of this product. Desperate to escape their vicious uncle in London, orphans Finn and Derval Dove embark on a dangerous journey across England to Ireland. Lonely and scared, their only hope lies in reaching the /5(5). A Newbery Honor Book In , a Japanese fishing vessel sinks. Its crew is forced to swim to a small, unknown island, where they are rescued by a passing .

A second characteristic of the dove is, that it is swift of wing. The prophet saw them, not sailing like a cloud, or drifting like a cloud, but flying; borne along with whirlwind speed. The carrier dove is well known for the swiftness — the length and steadiness — of its arrowy course, surpassing the proverbial flight . The adaptation of Walter Macken`s novel, which charts the adventures of two runaways making their way to their grandmothers home in the west of Ireland.   Filmed entirely on location in Ireland, the tale reteams Ron Moody and Jack Wild of “Oliver!” fame in a suspenseful, often humorous story of a pair of runaway kids fleeing a cruel stepfather and searching for their kindly grandmother. Newly remastered. From the author of Island of the Great Yellow Ox comes a classic Irish children's ate to escape their vicious uncle in London, orphans Finn and Derval Dove embark on a dangerous journey across England to Ireland. Lonely and scared, their only hope lies in reaching the Connemara cottage of their beloved grandmother. But for some reason their uncle offers a reward for their return and.

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