Written by Terry Deary
Illustrated by Stefano Tambellini
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Interest Age 8-12 Reading Age 8
Best-known for his Horrible Histories, Terry Deary has an exceptional ability to bring the past to life. Here, in two short stories with a sporting theme set in the Second World War, he tells how our enemies may not always bee who we think they are! Townie George is evacuated to the country and finds out about class prejudice in wartime England while Hans, growing up in Germany, sees enemies becoming friends in a surprising way on the football field.
Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers of 8+
War Games by Terry Deary
Esther and George have never met but both their lives have been touched by war. Will they be forced to give up their beloved sports, or will sport be the very thing that gets them through? Touching stories of cricket and football set during World War II.
An evacuee from London and a Jewish girl from the ghetto both deal with the repercussions of war with the help of their favourite sports, from top Horrible Histories author Terry Deary.
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Barrington Stoke Ltd
15th May 2013
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