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Archie's War

Archie's War (Paperback)

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This is a fascinating scrapbook insight to the First World War, as seen through the eyes of a young boy. In 1914, just before the outbreak of the First World War, ten-year-old Archie is sent a scrapbook in the post by his Uncle Colin. In the years that follow, until the war ends in 1918, he writes in the book and we experience life through Archie's eyes and learn about his world and his family in an exhilarating collage of strip comics, doodles, drawings, cartoon characters, mementoes, photos, thoughts and jokes. It's an astonishing insight into what it was like to be a child at this important moment in history. With its striking scrapbook style - containing flaps and fold-out letters - "Archie's War" is fun, informative and instantly accessible to a young audience. It supports KS1 and KS2 History: historical interpretation and enquiry, and KS2 English: reading in a variety of forms (letters, diaries, autobiographies).

Children'sGeneral non-fictionHistory general interest Publisher: Walker Books Ltd Publication Date: 01/09/2009 ISBN-13: 9781406310023  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Marcia Williams has illustrated and retold many literary classics for children with her distinctive cartoon-strip style. Among her highly acclaimed titles are: Greek Myths (9781406303476), Mr William Shakespeare's Plays (9780744569469), God and His Creations: Tales from the Old Testament (9781844285280) and Charles Dickens and Friends (9780744598384). She has written Archie's War with her son, Rufus, who researched the historical background of the book. Marcia lives in London.

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