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Paul Dowswell , Henry Brook
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27 July 2007 Usborne True Stories
Contains stories of heroism, bravery and battling the odds. This title includes maps, line drawings and notes on sources and further reading.

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  • Paperback: 144 pages
  • Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd; New edition edition (27 July 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0746088329
  • ISBN-13: 978-0746088326
  • Product Dimensions: 1.1 x 13 x 19.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 73,173 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Remarkable 11 Jun 2011
Format:Hardcover
Bought for an 8-year-old doing a school project on this hugely difficult and complex topic. Usborne have done a remarkable job in making sense of the subject and we found the book informative, moving and accessible. It is packed with photographs and diagrams which help to explain practical concepts such as trench warfare as well as making clear the human cost of the conflict.
It's an unpatronising read and I confess that I learned a great deal from it, too.
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10 of 11 people found the following review helpful
Format:Hardcover|Verified Purchase
My children are studying the First World War as part of their history curriculum at school and this book is a fantastic introduction to the subject.We also have the Usborne Second World War book too. I can't highly recommend them enough.
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5.0 out of 5 stars World War 1 - at last I understand it! 31 Jan 2013
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Yet again, Usborne has done it! I bought this book for my husband as we had both said we'd never really understood the first world war. This book explains the war in an accessible way for all ages; my husband is really impressed with the way it is written and illustrated. Would highly recommend this book for children and adults alike.
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5.0 out of 5 stars WW1 for KS2 3 Jan 2013
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Great information at the correct level for the children to appreciate. Used to gain info for introducing history topic of WW1 to Y5.
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5.0 out of 5 stars An Enjoyable Education 8 Feb 2012
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Format:Paperback
Part of an Usborne True Stories collection, this is an excellent introduction to World War for children aged around 7+. Short chapters recount such key events as the Somme, the Christmas truce and football match between German and British soldiers and how the Great War led to another war soon afterwards. The author Paul Dowsell has also recently written two excellent novels for children aged 10+, Auslander and Sektion 20, so you can appreciate how well written these true stories are.

There are very useful links to other sources of information on this period in history including other non-fiction, films and poetry.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Very good book! 14 Aug 2013
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My son is 6 years old and very interested in both WW. This book explained very well in detail what happened! Would definitely recommend this book!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Good 13 Feb 2013
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I found this book good and it is very good for people who like real stories
And that's why I gave it 10/10
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Boo 15 Jan 2013
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I loved this book. Bought it for my husband and ended up reading it myself too as it describes the wars in easy language with lots of big photos and images which really takes you into the story
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