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1909645222
Paperback:You wouldn't want to be in the trenches in World War One!, a hole you'd rather not be in:2014
Author: Woolf, Alex
Illustrator: Antram, David
Author: Salariya, David
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: History
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Book House
Resource type: Physical
Note: It's August 1914. You are 16-year-old Tommy Atkins, living in London. Set against the backdrop of the war just broken out in Europe, find out what your life was like after joining up and being sent to the trenches. From sharing your bed with rats and lice to a diet of bully beef, bread and biscuits, discover why you really wouldn't want to be a soldier living in a trench during World War One. Handy hints include how to protect your feet from trenchfoot, how to use pigeons as spies and how to detect enemy tunnelling beneath your trench. Ages 5 - 12
32 pages, illustrations (colour) ; 24 cm (pbk)
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My seven year old loves this book. Really informative in a fun way.
25/07/17
jenny cruxton
Surrey Live
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1409537005
Paperback:Usborne war stories, true stories from the First & Second World Wars:2011
Author: Dowswell, Paul
Author: Dowswell, Paul
Author: Imperial War Museum, Great Britain
Year: 2011
Language: English
Interest category: Wars & warfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Usborne
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published in association with the Imperial War Museum At foot of cover title: Imperial War Museum This volume recounts some of the most famous tales of intrigue, heroism and adventures of the First and Second World Wars, providing young readers with an insight into the human stories behind both conflicts. Ages 5 - 12
432 p., ill., maps, ports. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1447248619
Paperback:What are we fighting for?, new poems about war:2014
Author: Moses, Brian
Author: Stevens, Roger
Illustrator: Robinson, Nicola L.
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Literature & languages
Media class: Paperback
Content type: Poetry
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: This title explores the concept of war in an accessible way for younger readers. Fascinating and moving in equal measure, there are poems about incredibly brave dogs, cats and pigeons, the Christmas truce of WWI when soldiers played football in no-man's; poems about rationing and what it was like to be an evacuee, poems about modern warfare and the reality of war today; plus lots of amazing true historical facts. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Macmillan poetry
101 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1406304271
Hardback:Archie's war, my scrapbook of the First World War, 1914-1918 by me, Archie Albright:2007
Author: Williams, Marcia
Year: 2007
Language: English
Interest category: Wars & warfare
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Walker
Resource type: Physical
Note: In 1914, just before the outbreak of the First World War, 13-year-old Archie is sent a scrapbook in the post from his Uncle Colin. In the years that follow, until the war ends in 1918, we experience life through Archie's eyes and learn about his world and family. Ages 5 - 12 Includes letter in envelope
45 p., ill. (chiefly col.) ; 33 cm (hbk)
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0750262362
Hardback:Men, women and children in the First World War:2010
Author: Steele, Philip
Year: 2010
Language: English
Interest category: Wars & warfare
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Wayland
Resource type: Physical
Note: This title provides an introduction to the daily lives of men, women and children during the First World War for primary school children. Primary
30 p., ill. (some col.), col. map, ports. ; 28 cm (hbk)
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1406261394
Hardback:The home fronts in World War I:2014
Author: Hunter, Nick
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Wars & warfare
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Raintree
Resource type: Physical
Note: Life was hard during World War I, and not just for the soldiers in the trenches. For men, women, and children on the home front, the war brought many difficulties. From rationing to bombing raids to the Spanish flu pandemic, this book explores life during wartime. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Remembering World War I
48 pages, illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (colour) ; 25 cm (hbk)
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1445106027
Paperback:Posters and propaganda in wartime, weapons of mass persuasion:2011
Author: James, Daniel
Author: Thomson, Ruth
Author: Imperial War Museum, Great Britain
Year: 2011
Language: English
Interest category: Wars & warfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Franklin Watts
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published in association with the Imperial War Museum During the two world wars of the 20th century, the British government used posters to influence people on a massive scale. This text tells the story of these weapons of mass persuasion. Ages 5 - 12
48 p., ill. (chiefly col.) ; 30 cm (pbk)
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1445110334
Hardback:Charlie's war illustrated, remembering World War One:2013
Author: Manning, Mick
Author: Granström, Brita
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Wars & warfare
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Franklin Watts
Resource type: Physical
Note: This title provides a unique, highly-illustrated evocation of a soldier's experience of World War One for younger children produced in time for the 2014 centenary and based around the real-life experiences of Charlie Manning, grandfather of the book's award-winning author, Mick Manning. Ages 5 - 12
31 pages, illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 29 cm (hbk)
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1409523462
Paperback:The story of the First World War:2014
Author: Dowswell, Paul
Illustrator: McNee, Ian
Editor: Chisholm, Jane
Author: Imperial War Museum, Great Britain,
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Wars & warfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Usborne
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published in association with the Imperial War Museum Published in association with the Imperial War Museums Published in association with the Imperial War Museums, this fascinating account of the most destructive conflict the world has ever known looks at the causes of the war and its great battles and catastrophes, as well as how the war affected nations and people all over the world. 9+. Ages 5 - 12
95 pages, illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (colour) ; 23 cm (pbk)
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1445123800
Hardback:Soldiers of the First World War, voices from the trenches:2013
Author: Adams, Simon
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Wars & warfare
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Franklin Watts
Resource type: Physical
Note: 'Soldiers of the First World War' employs short extracts from diaries and letters to recount the experiences of the men from around the world who took part in this massive conflict. Ages 5 - 12
48 pages, illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 28 cm (hbk)
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0857532936
Hardback:Stay where you are & then leave:2013
Author: Boyne, John
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Doubleday
Resource type: Physical
Note: The day the First World War broke out, Alfie Summerfield's father promised he wouldn't go away to fight - but he broke that promise the following day. Four years later, Alfie doesn't know where his father might be, other than that he's away on a special, secret mission. Then, while shining shoes at King's Cross Station, Alfie unexpectedly sees his father's name - on a sheaf of papers belonging to a military doctor. Bewildered and confused, Alfie realises his father is in a hospital close by - a hospital treating soldiers with an unusual condition. Ages 5 - 12
246 pages ; 21 cm (hbk)
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A simply told WW1 story told in Alfie's voice from a child's POV. Although a book For YA I expected a little bit more, however Alfie learnt about Shell Shock, the meaning of conchie and the symbolism of a white feather.
11/04/18
scottcarol
Telford
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0750279710
Hardback:Civilian bravery in the world wars:2014
Author: Hicks, Peter
Author: National Archives, Great Britain,
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Wars & warfare
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Wayland
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published in association with the National Archives At head of cover title: The National Archives Produced in partnership with the National Archives, this series gives accounts of outstanding bravery and courage of veterans, civilians, and animals in World War I and World War II. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Beyond the call of duty
32 pages, illustrations (black and white, and colour), map (colour) ; 26 cm (hbk)
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0750278404
Hardback:A photographic view of World War One:2013
Author: Woolf, Alex
Author: National Archives, Great Britain, associated with work
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Wars & warfare
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Wayland
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published in association with the National Archives At head of cover title: The National Archives Produced in partnership with The National Archives, this title shows what life was like during World War One. What were conditions like in the trenches, what did the soldiers eat, and what fighting strategies did they follow? Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Past in pictures
32 pages, illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 27 cm (hbk)
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0750278412
Hardback:War in the trenches, remembering World War One:2013
Author: Hicks, Peter
Author: National Archives, Great Britain,
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Wars & warfare
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Wayland
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published in association with the National Archives At head of cover title: The National Archives This title gives accounts of life in the trenches during World War One, and relates the tales of bravery, courage and adversity of the soldiers who fought there. Ages 5 - 12
48 pages, illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (colour) ; 29 cm (hbk)
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1445108704
Hardback:Brothers at war, a First World War family history:2012
Author: Ridley, Sarah
Author: Ridley-Johnson, Eliza
Author: Imperial War Museum, Great Britain
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: Wars & warfare
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Franklin Watts
Resource type: Physical
Note: At foot of title: Imperial War Museums Here, 11-year-old Eliza, with the help of her mother, investigates how the First World War affected her great-grandfather and his two brothers. For children
32 p., ill. (some col.), ports. (some col.) ; 28 cm (hbk)
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1408191717
Paperback:The pigeon spy:2013
Author: Deary, Terry
Illustrator: De la Rue, James
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for younger children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: A. & C. Black
Resource type: Physical
Note: This title features stories of the First World War from Terry Deary, author of the hugely successful 'Horrible Histories'. Flanders 1918. The extraordinary true story of a pigeon who saved nearly 200 lives. A troop of Americans are trapped behind enemy lines. Not only are their German enemies firing at them but so are their own side. Somehow they have to get a message to their comrades. The only way is by pigeon. But every time a pigeon rises in the air it is shot down. The last pigeon, a black bird called Cher Ami, flies with bullets zipping through the air all around him, covering 25 miles in just 65 minutes, helping to save the lives of the 194 survivors. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: World War I tales
63 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0750279702
Hardback:Bravery in World War I:2013
Author: Hicks, Peter
Author: National Archives, Great Britain,
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Wars & warfare
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Wayland
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published in association with the National Archives At head of cover title: The National Archives As part of the series 'Beyond the Call of Duty', this book gives accounts of the many men and women in World War I who saved lives, overcame adversity, and improved the lives of others through their acts of heroism and bravery. These real-life stories are accompanied by images from the National Archives, offering a unique insight into the courage and valour of men and women in the First World War. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Beyond the call of duty
32 pages, illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (colour) ; 26 cm (hbk)
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0750279729
Hardback:Animal bravery in wartime:2014
Author: Hicks, Peter
Author: National Archives, Great Britain,
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Wars & warfare
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Wayland
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published in association with the National Archives At head of title: The National Archives As part of the series 'Beyond the Call of Duty', this book gives accounts of the many animals that, during wars, put their own lives at risk to save those of others - through their service on the front and their individual acts of bravery and heroism. These real-life stories are accompanied by images from the National Archives, offering a unique insight into the courage and valour of animals in combat - from World War I to the present day. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Beyond the call of duty
32 pages, illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (colour) ; 26 cm (hbk)
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0723270856
Paperback:First World War:[2013]
Author: Williams, Brian
Illustrator: Hardcastle, Nick
Illustrator: Goodyer, Clive
Year: [2013]
Language: English
Interest category: Wars & warfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Ladybird Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: This 'Ladybird Histories' book is perfect for children learning about the First World War at school. It looks at life in the trenches, the countries that took part, where the battles took place and how the war changed the lives of people around the world. Packed full of interesting and entertaining details that will delight all readers - from lifestyles, battles, and important characters, to the influence that events in history have played on the world around us today. 7+. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Ladybird histories
64 pages, illustrations (colour), maps (colour) ; 26 cm (pbk)
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1407104616
Paperback:Road to war:2008
Author: Wilding, Valerie
Year: 2008
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Scholastic
Resource type: Physical
Note: It's 1917 and the Great War rages in Europe. When Daffy Rowntree's brother goes missing in action she refuses to sit safely in England, and determines to do something to help win the war. Soon she finds herself in the mud and horror of the battlefields of France, driving an ambulance transporting the wounded of the trenches. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: My story
188 p., ill. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1781123934
Paperback:Over the line:2014
Author: Palmer, Tom
Illustrator: Cuthbertson, Ollie
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Barrington Stoke
Resource type: Physical
Note: Dyslexic-friendly It's 1914 and Jack is making his debut as a pro footballer. But his first match is marred by a demonstration demanding that the teams sign up to do their duty in France. Word of the Footballer's Battalion and a cup in Flanders provides a glimmer of hope that Jack can keep his dream of playing for England alive. But as the war drags on, Jack is thrown into a nightmare world he will be lucky to survive. Ages 5 - 12
131 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0749682302
Hardback:World War I:2010
Author: Oxlade, Chris
Year: 2010
Language: English
Interest category: Wars & warfare
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Franklin Watts
Resource type: Physical
Note: This series looks at the secret campaigns and operations of the major conflicts of the last 100 years. It is packed full of information about spies, code-breakers, assassins, resistance movements, secret weapons and propaganda. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Secret history
46 p., ill. (some col.), col. map, ports. (some col.) ; 28 cm (hbk)
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1408191865
Paperback:Bring out the banners:2013
Author: Trease, Geoffrey
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: A. & C. Black
Resource type: Physical
Note: This is a typically engrossing and accurate 'historical' story, by the master of the genre, about the Suffragette movement. Lady Belle Isherwood and Fiona Campbell are from very different backgrounds, but they're both fighting for the right to vote. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Flashbacks
159 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0857551280
Hardback:Only remembered:2014
Editor: Morpurgo, Michael
Illustrator: Beck, Ian
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Wars & warfare
Media class: Hardback
Content type: Bibliography
Publisher: Jonathan Cape
Resource type: Physical
Note: 2014 will mark 100 years since the outbreak of the First World War. To mark the date, this anthology will collect favourite extracts, images and poems from some of the UK's leading cultural, political and literary figures. Poems, short stories, personal letters, newspaper articles, scripts, photographs and paintings are just some of the elements of this collection, with cover and artwork by renowned illustrator, Ian Beck. Teenagers
325 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates, illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 24 cm (hbk)
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1908177004
Hardback:World War I, a very peculiar history:2012
Author: Pipe, Jim
Author: Salariya, David
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: Wars & warfare
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Book House
Resource type: Physical
Note: This text looks at the origins and experiences of the Great War, as well as looking at nicknames coined at the time, battles and the harsh conditions experienced by the troops. Teenagers
189 p., ill., map, ports. ; 17 cm (hbk)
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