The First World War by Conrad Mason

The First World War

Written by Conrad Mason
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Part of the 3.3 Young Reading Series Three (Purple) Series


The First World War by Conrad Mason

In 1914, the murder of Archduke Franz Ferdinand sparked one of the most destructive conflicts the world had ever seen. This is the story of the First World War, and the people who lived and died fighting in it. It is a narrative account of WWI, written specially for children who are ready to tackle longer and more complex subjects. It is part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.

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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Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

1st January 2014



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