Bombs and Blackberries - A World War Two Play by David Wood, Julia Donaldson
  

Synopsis

Bombs and Blackberries - A World War Two Play by David Wood, Julia Donaldson

World War II has been declared and the Chiver's children are sent to the safety of the countryside. They are delighted to be brought back home when it looks like the Germans aren't going to invade after all. But the air-raid siren goes off and this time it's frighteningly real. This dramatic and often touching play brings Manchester during the Second War War and its people to life, and provides a variety of opportunities for KS2 classes to explore both historical and literacy topics in an involving and creative setting.

Reviews

perfect for class reading or performance Primary Times A way of linking history with English which I really liked. TES Teacher Would make an excellent presentation as part of a study project on life in war time ... 8 to 11-year-olds should enjoy taking part ... gives the atmosphere of the period well. School Librarian This touching play brings to life Manchester during the Second World War in a very accessible way for junior children. Books for Keeps dramatic and touching story central her shopping

About the Author

Julia Donaldson is the author of the award-winning picture book THE GRUFFALO as well as many other books for children. She is a prolific song-writer, especially for BBC Children's TV programmes and she has written many plays for a variety of educational publishers for schools use. She was until 2001 writer-in-residence in Easterhouse, Glasgow.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
48 pages

Author

David Wood, Julia Donaldson
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Publisher

Wayland (Publishers) Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

15th January 2004

ISBN

9780750241250


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