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A timeless and seminal anthology of First World War literature for children fronted by the master of the period, Michael Morpurgo, and illustrated by acclaimed illustrator, Ian Beck

Published to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, this beautiful anthology collects favourite extracts, poems and images from some of the UK’s leading cultural, political and literary figures.

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.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780552574051

    August 29, 2016

    Corgi Childrens

    352 pages

    RRP $19.99

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  • EBook

    9781448174942

    July 3, 2014

    RHCP Digital

    352 pages

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