A Secret Diary of the First World War: Fact-tastic Stories from Scotland's History
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Short Description: What was World War One really like? Step into the boots of 14-year-old James Marchbank and experience the most important, incredible, peculiar, poignant, remarkable and revolting... Read more
What was World War One really like? Step into the boots of 14-year-old James Marchbank and experience the most important, incredible, peculiar, poignant, remarkable and revolting bits of the war.
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.
Take a journey through time to find out...
Why rat hunting became a popular hobby in the trenchesHow parachuting pigeons helped at warWhy a really good friend would rub whale oil on your feetWhat it actually felt like to be a teenager at warA 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.
A Secret Diary of the First World War Paperback edition by Gill Arbuthnott
- Gill Arbuthnott
- Illustrated by
- Darren Gate
- Young Kelpies, Fact-tastic Stories from Scotland's History
- Floris Books , Kelpies
- Publication date
- Jul 26, 2018
- Interest Age
- 7 - 9 years
- Product dimensions
- 159 x 197 x 9mm