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The Great War : stories inspired by items from the First World War

Author: Jim Kay, (Illustrator)Michael MorpurgoA L KennedyMarcus SedgwickJohn BoyneAll authors
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2015. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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Writers of this collection of short stories were inspired to write about the First World War by physical objects associated with the war.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Juvenile works
Short stories
War fiction
War stories
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Kay, (Illustrator); Michael Morpurgo; A L Kennedy; Marcus Sedgwick; John Boyne; Tracy Chevalier; David Almond; Tanya Lee Stone; Adèle Geras; Timothée de Fombelle; Sheena Maria Wilkinson; Ursula Dubosarsky
ISBN: 9780763675547 0763675547
OCLC Number: 884479995
Notes: Originally published: London : Walker Books, 2014.
Description: 289 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Our Jacko / Michael Morpurgo (Brodie helmet) --
Another kind of missing / A.L. Kennedy (Compass) --
Don't call it glory / Marcus Sedgwick (Nose of a Zeppelin bomb) --
The country you called home / John Boyne (Recruitment poster) --
When they were needed most / Tracy Chevalier (Princess Mary's Gift Fund box) --
A world that has no war in it / David Almond (Soldier's writing case) --
A Harlem Hellfighter and his horn / Tanya Lee Stone (Sheet music) --
Maud's story / Adèle Geras (War-time butter dish) --
Captain Rosalie / Timothée de Fombelle (Victoria Cross) --
Each slow dusk / Sheena Wilkinson (School magazines) --
Little wars / Ursula Dubosarsky (French toy soldier).
Other Titles: Stories inspired by items from the First World War
Responsibility: David Almond [and 10 others] ; illustrated by Jim Kay.

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Writers of this collection of short stories were inspired to write about the First World War by physical objects associated with the war.

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