In the First World War by Philip Steele


In the First World War by Philip Steele

This book draws on evidence that reveals the lives of men, women and children during the First World War. It examines how they lived, fought, studied, worked, worshipped and played. There are also short stories about real people who lived during this period of history, such as Emmeline Pankhurst, Charlie Chaplin, Wilfred Owen, Marie Curie and Harry Patch (the last 'Tommy').


Reveals the lives of the men, women and children during the First World War and is lavishly illustrated. Parents In Touch

About the Author

Philip Steele is a leading writer of children's non-fiction books. He was born in Surrey, graduated from University College Durham and worked in London publishing houses. He then freelanced as a project manager, publishing consultant and author. He has written a wide range of books for Wayland, Watts, Dorling Kindersley, Kingfisher/Macmillan, Walker Books and many other publishers worldwide. History, biography, lands and peoples, the natural world, current affairs and social issues all feature prominently in his backlist. Philip has backpacked around Africa, Europe, Asia, North America and Australia. For many years he has been settled very happily amidst the mountains, beaches and green fields of North Wales. His wife 'as a teacher' and his teenage daughter 'as a secondary school pupil' are ideally suited to cast an critical eye over his work!

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32 pages


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Publication date

10th January 2013



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