Voices from the Second World War

Voices from the Second World War Witnesses Share Their Stories With the Children of Today

Hardback (14 Apr 2016) | English

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A unique, moving collection of first-person accounts of the Second World War, published in association with the award-winning children's newspaper First News.

A powerful, moving collection of first-person accounts of the Second World War. Contributors include a rear gunner who took part in sixty bombing raids, a Jewish woman who played in the orchestra at Auschwitz, a Japanese man who survived Hiroshima and Sir Nicholas Winton, who saved 669 children by setting up the Kindertransport program from Czechoslovakia. Many of the interviews were conducted by children, and the book is being published in association with award-winning children's newspaper First News.

About the Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Walker Books Ltd

Walker Books Ltd Walker is the world's leading employee-owned, independent publisher of children's books. Working with the best authors and illustrators, Walker Books is renowned for its truly original publishing and outstanding quality. Home to books for all ages, Walker Books publishes many award-winning authors, illustrators and brands including Anthony Horowitz, Cassandra Clare, Lucy Cousins, Anthony Browne, Polly Dunbar, Patrick Ness and Where’s Wally?

Book information

ISBN: 9781406360110
Publisher: Walker Books
Imprint: Walker Books Ltd
Pub date:
DEWEY: 940.53
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 305
Weight: 1088g
Height: 212mm
Width: 241mm
Spine width: 25mm