My Uncle's Dunkirk by Mick Manning, Brita Granstrom


My Uncle's Dunkirk by Mick Manning, Brita Granstrom

Inspired by his uncle's experiences, Mick Manning's simple but moving story invites children to travel from the safe familiarity of a seaside holiday to the beaches of Dunkirk to discover one of Britain's most tragic and heroic events of the Second World War. Produced in association with the Imperial War Museum.


Mick Mannings moving story invites children to discover one of Britain's most tragic and heroic wartime events. Best of British An evocative and moving account of a young man's experience of the events of 1940. Books For Keeps Through the picture book medium this cleverly tells the story of a relative reluctant to tell of his wartime memories. School Librarian Inspiring... simply told and yet shockingly moving. Connexion Very interesting and colourful. Cork Evening Echo

About the Author

Mick Manning, Brita Granstrom

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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32 pages
Interest Age: From 6


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Publication date

26th May 2011



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