The Second World War by Conrad Mason


The Second World War by Conrad Mason

This title offers a clear and informative account of how the Second World War began, the infamous battles and the conclusion and aftermath of the war. It is illustrated with maps, evocative archive photographs and illustrations. It includes descriptions of the most famous events including Pearl Harbor, Battle of Midway, D-Day and the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Part of series three of the Usborne Reading Programme for children whose reading ability and confidence allows them to tackle longer and more complex information. Produced in association with the Imperial War Museum, London.


'A very informative guide not just for young readers but for anyone seeking a concise summary of the Second World War' - The Cork Evening Echo; 'Irresistible for children learning to read' - Child Education Plus; 'The Usborne Young Reading Program has a lovely selection of classic tales adapted for younger readers. Graded in seven levels, these have just enough stretch in them and yet are not too overwhelming' - The Irish Sunday Independent; 'Crack reading and make confident and enthusiastic readers with this fantastic reading programme' - Julia Eccleshare'

About the Author

Conrad Mason was born in 1984. He studied Classics at Cambridge University, and now works in London as an Editor of children's fiction. The Demon's Watch is his first novel.

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64 pages


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Publication date

26th November 2010



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