The First World War Band 11 Lime/Band 16 Sapphire by Jillian Powell


The First World War Band 11 Lime/Band 16 Sapphire by Jillian Powell

This non-fiction book explores what it was like to live through the First World War, from life in the trenches and the weapons used on the battlefield, to the war effort at home and the role that children played. This title has been written in conjunction with the Imperial War Museum and includes fascinating photographs from their archives. * 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 non-fiction recount * Curriculum links:

About the Author

Jillian Powell began writing with a big paper pad and coloured crayons when she was four. When she grew up, she started writing short stories and features for magazines and then began working on books for children. She has written over 250 books including picture books and rhyming stories on ghosts, pirates, scarecrows and a dancing hippo. She also writes information books on every kind of subject from food and festivals to baby animals.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 5


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Publication date

6th January 2014



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