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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
Paperback
940.481411
15/07/2018
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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.

BIC:

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

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