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Only Remembered

Written by Michael Morpurgo

Illustrated by Ian Beck

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LoveReading View on Only Remembered

2014 will mark one hundred years since the outbreak of the First World War. To mark the date, this beautiful anthology will collect favourite extracts, images and poems from some of the UK's leading cultural, political and literary figures.


Only Remembered Synopsis

Poems, short stories, personal letters, newspaper articles, scripts, photographs and paintings are just some of the elements of this astonishing collection, with cover and artwork by renowned illustrator, Ian Beck. Among the many contributors are Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cornwall, Sir Andrew Motion, Miranda Hart, Dame Jacqueline Wilson, Anthony Horowitz, Eoin Colfer, Antony Beevor, Emma Thompson, David Almond, Dr Rowan Williams, Richard Curtis, Joanna Lumley, Raymond Briggs, Shami Chakrabarti and Sir Tony Robinson.

Royalties from the publication will be spilt between the Royal British Legion and projects for soldiers' children and families at SSAFA.

The Good Book Guide Review

This is a powerful collection of stories, poems, paintings, biographies, histories and personal accounts from the First World War. Chosen by a variety of people, including writers, actors and politicians, they all have one thing in common – the contributed piece has deeply moved them. This book is a beautiful and detailed tribute to those who fought and died, and an important way of keeping their memory alive.

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All versions of this book

ISBN: 9780552574051
Publication date: 06/10/2016
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780857551283
Publication date: 03/07/2014
Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780857551283
Publication date: 3rd July 2014
Author: Michael Morpurgo
Illustrator: Ian Beck
Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 336 pages
Suitable for: 13+ readers, YA readers
Recommendations: eBooks
Other Categories: The First World War

About Michael Morpurgo

Winner of J M Barrie Award 2016 March 16 was Michael Morpurgo month on Lovereading4kids - click here to view the favourites we selected on themes of Legends, Animals, War and Journeys. Michael Morpurgo, OBE, MBE, is one of the UK’s best-loved authors and storytellers. He was appointed Children’s Laureate in May 2003, a post he helped to set up with his friend Ted Hughes in 1999. He was awarded an OBE for services to Literature in the Queen’s Birthday Honours in 2007. He has written over 120 books, including Kensuke’s Kingdom which won the Children’...

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