1900-1950 The years that changed our lives
This wonderful gift book covers the most exciting, innovative period in history, featuring everything from the invention of the vacuum cleaner and bra to the splitting of the atom and the first computers.
This beautiful book brings to life
the history of ordinary people
living through an extraordinary era.
Shirley Hughes' richly detailed
narrative paintings offer poignant
snapshots of life; from an Edwardian
family picnic to a mug of tea in the
trenches, a whole variety of settings
capture the atmosphere of the period.
Colour spreads are interwoven with
finely observed line illustrations, along
with fascinating details about domestic
life, and the events and innovations
that shaped the modern world.
This is an intimate book of
stories within stories from multi