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What was life like in the trenches of World War I?
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What are the best first world war books for children?
Books about fighting in trenches, about home front, the war in Africa and the East, women, conscientious objectors and pacificism; there are so many incredible books out there to help us explore all aspects of the Great War. Here a selection of great children's authors, who have all written about the first world war, recommend their favourite books for children and teenagers to mark the centenary of the conflict. We want this blog to grow, so if you've read a great book about the first world war please tell us about it either on on Twitter GdnChildrensBks, email childrens. Michael Morpurgo , whose latest book on the first world war is the anthology Only Remembered I recommend The Amazing Tale of Ali Pasha , written and illustrated by Michael Foreman, the remarkable and true story of the young sailor Alf Friston who found a tortoise on the beach at Gallipoli in Beautifully illustrated and sensitively told, this story will live on for generations to come. Although the similar title is a coincidence I can't help my real-life grandfather having a similar name as Mill's fictitious character!
Our extensive range of First World War novels provide wartime fiction fans with harrowing and incredibly real portrayals of the horrors of front-line trench warfare. They have been highly acclaimed as the best war books and novels around and will appeal to any armchair historian. WW1 Fiction Read more Our extensive range of First World War novels provide wartime fiction fans with harrowing and incredibly real portrayals of the horrors of front-line trench warfare. Read less. Sort by. From the bestselling, award-winning author of SKELLIG comes a vivid and moving story, beautifully illustrated, which commemorates the hundred-year anniversary of the end of the First World War. John's dad is fighting in the trenches far away in France.
Armistice Runner. Tom Palmer. Best-selling author Tom Palmer has a track record of bringing together his passions for sport and history in popular stories with a high appeal in primary schools. His new story, Armistice Runner, brings into the spotlight messenger runners on the front line of World War I. This is a wonderful story to use in KS2 classrooms to explore the history of the World War 1 Armistice.
No catches, no fine print just unconditional book loving for your children with their favourites saved to their own digital bookshelf. Kwame Alexander. Danielle Jawando. To mark the centenary of the end of World War One, we have gathered together a selection of books, fiction and non-fiction, new titles and old ones, for a wide range of ages, to reflect the tragedy of the First World War. We will refresh the list on a regular basis as new titles are published.