Evacuation by Simon Adams
  

Synopsis

Evacuation by Simon Adams

The key events, figures and chronology of World War II provide the backdrop to the experiences of civilians during the war years. The different experiences of children and their families are shown from a child's perspective. Everyday lives are explored using real sources and accounts form the period including newspaper articles, posters, speeches and personal recollections. Readers are encouraged to identify with those who experienced the war.

About the Author

Simon Adams was born in Bristol and studied at London and Bristol universities. He worked as an editor of children’s reference and other non-fiction books before becoming a full-time writer. Since then, he has written and contributed to more than 50 books on subjects as varied as American history, the sinking of the Titanic, the two world wars and the history of jazz.

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Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Simon Adams
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Author's Website

www.simon-adams.co.uk

Publisher

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

Publication date

14th January 2010

ISBN

9780750261616


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