Air Raids by Martin Parsons


Air Raids by Martin Parsons

Evacuation was one of the many extraordinary events which took place in Britain during the Second World War. Why were thousands of children sent away from their families? Who looked after them? This book helps the reader answer these questions by looking at their local area. There are also mysteries and puzzles to solve.


These books traverse well-covered ground but they do so in a way that genuinely involves children in their learning. Books for Keeps, Nov 00 an excellent series Times Educational Supplement

About the Author

Dr Martin Parsons is director of PGCE Secondary at the University of Reading. He has established a centre for evacuee studies at the University and has lectured on the topic at the Imperial War Museum and abroad.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 6 To 12


Martin Parsons
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Publication date

15th June 2000



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