Sir Tony Robinson's Weird World of Wonders: World War I and World War II
Written by Tony Robinson
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Award-winning Tony Robinson has an outstanding record for bringing the past to life. Here his books on World War 1 and World War 11 are presented in one bumper volume. Through factual accounts, quizzes, diagrams and a great many pictures the quirky details of the conflicts as well as the more pedestrian and well- known ones are explained in a way that is both intriguing and memorable. Tony Robinson never trivialises the war but he handles a lot of information lightly which makes the finding out fun!
Sir Tony Robinson's Weird World of Wonders: World War I and World War II by Tony Robinson
Tony Robinson's Weird World of Wonders: World War II was the winner of Best Book with Facts in the 2014 Blue Peter Book Awards, voted for by children.
In this bind-up Tony Robinson takes you on a headlong gallop through time, pointing out all the most important, funny, strange, amazing, entertaining, smelly and disgusting bits about World War I and World War II. It's history, but not as we know it!
Find out everything you need to know in this brilliant, action-packed, fact-filled book, including: - How to build a trench - Why dogs were such good messengers - How plastic surgery was invented - Why you needed a gas mask - Just how useful mashed potato is - How the Battle of Britain was won - What it takes to be a spy and How D-Day was kept a surprise.
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Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan
26th March 2015
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