Michael Morpurgo’s ‘An Eagle In The Snow’ – was published on October 8th (2015).
This is apparently inspired by the true story of one man who might have stopped World War Two ! It’s 1940 and a train is under attack from German fighters. Sheltering in the darkness of a tunnel, the stranger in the carriage with Barney and his mum tells them a story to pass the time . . . .