Second World War Stories for Boys by Jim Eldridge


Second World War Stories for Boys by Jim Eldridge

These thrilling wartime adventures transport the reader to the heat of battle. 'Deadly Skies' sees John Smith, Spitfire pilot, in the throes of the Battle of Britain. 'Tank Attack' takes the action to the deserts of North Africa as John witnesses the Battle of El Alamein from behind a tank. 'Behind Enemy Lines' takes us forward to 1943 to the jungles of South-East Asia, as John undertakes a dangerous commando mission. Riveting fictionalized accounts, packed with historical detail, give a new immediacy to the Second World War that will enthral young male readers.

About the Author

Jim Eldridge

Jim Eldridge was a teacher before becoming a full-time writer - his writing credits include episodes for the seminal children's TV drama 'Grange Hill' and the novelisation of Noel Clarke's 'Kidulthood' and '' He has also written for the My Story series for Scholastic and most recently Black Ops, a teen action series for Egmont. Jim now works as an associate lecturer in scriptwriting and media at the University of Cumbria. He lives with his wife in Cumbria.

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320 pages


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Publication date

5th April 2012



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