You Wouldn't Want to be a Second World War Evacuee by Simon Smith
  

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You Wouldn't Want to be a Second World War Evacuee by Simon Smith

You are a 10-year-old girl living in London with your family in 1938. When the German air force begins dropping bombs on the city, the government decides to evacuate you and thousands of other children to the English countryside. An uncertain life of rural hardship, bullying and loneliness awaits you. You Wouldn't Want To Be is a constantly-growing library of exciting titles which transport the reader to the grisliest times and places in history. The first-person narrative approach puts the reader in the shoes of some of the most unfortunate people ever to have lived. Humorous cartoon-style illustrations bring the characters to life, while informative captions explain processes or chronological events.

About the Author

Simon Smith has worked as both a headteacher and a writer of children's history and information books. 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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Format

Paperback
40 pages

Author

Simon Smith
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Publisher

Scribblers an imprint of Salariya Book Company Ltd
www.book-house.co.uk

Publication date

17th November 2016

ISBN

9781911242468

Publisher Profile

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The Salariya Book Company publishes books for all ages both internationally and domestically through its imprints Book House, Scribblers and Scribo. Independent Children's Publisher of the Year 2010.

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