The Bike Escape World War II Tales 3 by Terry Deary
  

The Bike Escape World War II Tales 3

Written by Terry Deary
Illustrated by James De la Rue
Part of the World War II Tales Series

Synopsis

The Bike Escape World War II Tales 3 by Terry Deary

Stories of the Second World War on the Home Front from the bestselling Terry Deary, author of the hugely successful Horrible Histories. A young tearaway unwillingly evacuated to the countryside is unjustly accused of theft. He decides to make his way back home, never mind the Blitz - but he'll need to steal a bike to do it...

Reviews

An exciting and entertaining short read. * Irish Examiner * a lively story which is based in fact and engagingly illustrated by James de la Rue. * The Historical Novel Society * A refreshing change from books about the war itself, and stories and characters with which children can really identify. -- Sarah Brew * www.parentsintouch.co.uk *

About the Author

Terry Deary

One of the World Book Day 2014 Authors Terry Deary is the author of 249 fiction and non-fiction books published in 36 years and is one of the most successful children’s authors of all time. His Horrible Histories series has sold over 6 million copies in the UK and has been translated into over 40 languages, as well as being adapted into a BAFTA award-winning television series for CBBC. Terry was also voted The Outstanding Non-Fiction Author of the 20th Century (Books for Keeps). He has now turned his attentions to adult fiction and non-fiction and more television and stage work.

He is married to Jenny and they have a daughter Sara who recently had twins, Terry's first grandchildren. He lives in Durham.

Q+A with Terry Deary

Favourite Hero: Guy Fawkes

Favourite Monster: The Chimera

Your weapon of choice: Machine Gun

Special Secret Power: Invisibility

Favourite Fight scene: Gladiators

Goodie or baddie: Baddie

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
64 pages

Author

Terry Deary
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Author's Website

www.terry-deary.com/

Publisher

Featherstone an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Publication date

29th January 2015

ISBN

9781472916242


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