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FORMAT: Electronic book text
ISBN: 9781782505396
RRP: £3.99
PAGES: 144
PUBLICATION DATE: September 20, 2018

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A Secret Diary of the First World War: Fact-tastic Stories from Scotland’s History

By (author) Gill Arbuthnott; Illustrated by Darren Gate

What was the First World War really like? Step into the boots of 14-year-old soldier James Marchbank and find out.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.Why was rat hunting a popular hobby in the trenches?How did parachuting pigeons help win the war?Why would a really good friend would rub whale oil on your feet?What did it feek like to be a teenager at war?Take a journey through time and discover all the most important and incredible bits of the First World War.A 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.

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