Avoid Flying on the Hindenburg! by Ian Graham


Avoid Flying on the Hindenburg! by Ian Graham

This work allows you to travel back to the 1930's and find out why you should avoid flying on the Hindenburg! Through the eyes of an airship mechanic, follow the story of the famous doomed airship, the Hindenburg, from its design and construction to its firey final voyage on May 3rd 1937. The humorous cartoon-style illustrations and the narrative approach encourage readers to get emotionally involved with the characters, aiding their understanding of what life would have been like being flying on a second world war airship.

About the Author

David Antram was born in Brighton, England, in 1958. He studied at Eastbourne College of Art and then worked in advertising for 15 years before becoming a full-time illustrator. He has since illustrated well over 100 titles, mainly for children and young adults, including around 60 in the bestselling 'You Wouldn't Want to Be' series.

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32 pages
Interest Age: 7-11


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Publication date

3rd June 2009



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