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A secret diary of the First World War

By: Arbuthnott, Gill Gate, Darren(Illustrated by)

Part of the YOUNG KELPIES series
178250527X / 9781782505273
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20 cm 111 pages : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white, and colour)
Children / Juvenile  Learn More
Published in Scotland. Map on inside cover.

What was the First World War really like? Step into the boots of 14-year-old soldier James Marchbank and find out. Inspired by the real-life diary of a Scottish boy soldier, each easy-to-read chapter mixes James's story with timelines, letters, diagrams and illustrations to create a fact-tastic account of the First World War, which is both fun and emotionally engaging for younger readers. Why was rat hunting a popular hobby in the trenches?How did parachuting pigeons help win the war?Why would a really good friend rub whale oil on your feet?What did it feel like to be a teenager at war?Take a journey through time and discover all the most important and incredible bits of the First World War. A Secret Diary of the First World War is the first in a new brilliant series, which blends together intriguing facts and fascinating fiction to bring the most exciting, gruesome and crucial moments of Scottish history alive for young readers.


YFT Historical fiction (Children's / Teenage), YNJ Warfare, battles, armed forces (Children's / Teenage)

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