A timeless and seminal anthology of First World War literature for children fronted by the master of the period, Michael Morpurgo, and illustrated by acclaimed illustrator, Ian Beck
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2014 will mark one hundred years since the outbreak of the First World War.
To mark the date, this beautiful anthology collects favourite words and images that deal with the subject from some of the UK's leading figures.
Poems, short stories, personal letters, newspaper articles, scripts, photographs and paintings are just some of the elements of this unique and seminal collection - each introduced by the person who selected it.
About the Author
Michael Morpurgo is one of today's most popular and critically acclaimed children's writers, author of KENSUKE'S KINGDOM and THE WRECK OF THE ZANZIBAR amongst many other titles. He has won a multitude of prizes including the Children's Book Award, the Smarties Prize and the Writer's Guild Award. His most famous work, WAR HORSE, was adapted into a multi-Oscar-nominated film by Steven Spielberg, and a genre-defying play at the National Theatre - becoming one of the most widely-acclaimed and well-known productions in recent theatrical history.