Bader's Battle Band 09 Gold/Band 17 Diamond by Brita Granstrom, Mick Manning

Bader's Battle Band 09 Gold/Band 17 Diamond

Written by Brita Granstrom, Mick Manning
Illustrated by
Part of the Collins Big Cat Progress Series


Bader's Battle Band 09 Gold/Band 17 Diamond by Brita Granstrom, Mick Manning

Douglas Bader was the most famous RAF pilot of the Second World War. Find out about the fateful crash that resulted in the loss of both his legs, and how he fought back to return to the cockpit of his plane in this graphic novel by award-winning author/illustrator team Mick Manning and Brita Granstroem. * Collins Big Cat Progress books are specifically designed for children at Key Stage 2 who have a Key Stage 1 reading level, giving them age-appropriate texts that they can read, building their confidence and fostering positive attitudes towards reading. * Text type: A graphic novel set in the past * Curriculum links: History

About the Author

Brita Granstrom, Mick Manning

Mick Manning and Brita Granstrom have been writing and illustrating children's books together for over fifteen years. Specialising in fun, lively non-fiction picture books, they have perfected their unique approach, sharing the illustrations between them and mixing up words and pictures in all sorts of inventive and delightful ways. They have won numerous awards and their books are published internationally in over 15 languages.

Mick and Brita live in the Scottish Borders and have 4 sons.

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24 pages


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Collins Educational an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Publication date

1st May 2013



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