The Holocaust by Philip Steele

The Holocaust

Written by Philip Steele
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The Holocaust by Philip Steele

This thought-provoking book uses evocative photographs, maps and easy-to-follow text to tell the story of this dark event to young readers in a clear and sensitive way. It explores the complex reasons for the Holocaust, what life was like in the ghettos and concentration camps, the aftermath and the founding of the state of Israel. Accounts from survivors and incredible stories of heroism and survival make it a compelling read for a new generation who are keen to learn about this dark period in human history.

About the Author

Philip Steele has written books on history, geography, and cultural and social themes and is an established author, chiefly of children's non-fiction. He graduated from University College, Durham, graduating in Modern languages in 1971. After graduating, he worked as an editor for various book publishers in London before moving to the Isle of Anglesey, in North Wales, where he now lives. His recent publications include Encyclopedia of British History and A City Through Time.

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96 pages


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Carlton Books Ltd

Publication date

8th September 2016



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