- Paperback: 48 pages
- Age Range: 7 - 12 years
- Publisher: Walker (6 Mar. 2014)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1406352683
- ISBN-13: 978-1406352689
- Product Dimensions: 25.4 x 0.6 x 30.7 cm
- Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars See all reviews (41 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 22,251 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Archie's War Paperback – 6 Mar 2014
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enormous appeal Books For Keeps A beautiful treasure trove of facts about the Great War presented in a scrapbook style The School Run There is so much detail shown here and a fabulous variety of artefacts are depicted in the packed pages. As well as learning about the War, we learn so much about what life was like in the East End. The book is full of emotion and the presentation is an exciting way to engage and stimulate children; the highly visual presentation is really powerful and there is plenty to keep adults interested too. As a classroom resource, it will be brilliant - just imagine the way it can inspire displays! Parents in Touch Archie's War tells the story of the First World War from the viewpoint of Archie Albright, 10. Packed with comic strips, clippings and letters from his father and uncle who are fighting in France, this is a funny, touching and unique insight into life for a child during the war Sunday Express Packed with detail and presented in a lively and colourful way Carousel A captivating read ... gives a real flavour of the times ... it is beautifully presented with something for all ages and abilities to enjoy - it really is a joy to read Primary Times (North Yorkshire) and (West London) A funny, touching and unique insight into life for a child during the war International Express This wonderful large-format picture/novelty book tells you almost everything you need to know about the war. Archie is 10 years old in 1914, and this is scrap book of what happens to him and his family and neighbours over the next four years. It's packed with drawings and letters and fold-out cards and terribly sad stories. Not to be missed -- Tony Bradman The Guardian Portraying war through the eyes of a child in such a graphic way is superb for giving children a real insight into the effects of was on ordinary live ... full of emotion and the presentation is an exciting way to engage and stimulate children; the highly visual presentation is really powerful and there is plenty to keep adults interested too. As a classroom resource, it will be brilliant - just imagine the way it can inspire displays! Parents in Touch Packed with detail and presented in a lively and colourful way, with things to unfold and open. Don't be deceived by this cheerful approach; it is also one of the frankest accounts for this age range Carousel Innovative artwork...made very real the impact of war on the home front The School Librarian Inventive and ingenious Little London
A funny and moving story of life during the First World War, told through the eyes of schoolboy Archie Albright.See all Product Description
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The book's powerful visual impact makes it original and boundary breaking. Cartoons, photographs, visual jokes, mementoes, drawings and diagrams combine to provide a distinctive reading and learning experience.
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Really happy with the book but it took longer than my other books to arrive.Published 1 month ago by Reviewer1516
A great account of WW1 told through the eyes of a child. My Year 3s loved it. Very well written.Published 2 months ago by Mary C.
Great book, very detailed and informative. Great way to learn about the war.Published 7 months ago by Rolander
Ordered a 'very good' copy of the book. It arrived forced into a box slightly too small. Name written on the inside and the cover was only just attached to the book.Published 11 months ago by Heb
This is a fascinating book with wonderful illustrations and packed with historical detail.
Arrived promptly in perfect condition