In the War: The Blitz

Author: Simon Adams
Publisher: Wayland (Publishers) Ltd
Category: World War 2 Books, History Books for Kids
Age Group: 12-17
Book Format: Paperback

The key events, figures and chronology of World War II provide the backdrop to the experiences of civilians during the war years. The different experiences of children and their families are shown from a child's perspective. Everyday lives are explored using real sources and accounts form the period including newspaper articles, posters, speeches and personal recollections. Readers are encouraged to identify with those who experienced the war.

Table Of Contents
1: World War II

2: Preparations for war

3: The Battle of Britain

4: The Blitz begins

5: Raiders overhead!

6: Going underground

7: The tube

8: Blitz children

9: Fighting the flames

10: All clear!

11: Out of London

12: The Baby Blitz

13: The end of the war

14: Timeline

15: Glossary

16: Further information

17: Index
About Simon Adams
Simon Adams was born in Bristol and studied at London and Bristol universities. He then worked as an editor of children's reference books before becoming a full-time writer 18 years ago. Since then, he has written and contributed to more than 70 books on subjects as varied as American history, the sinking of the Titanic, the two world wars and the history of jazz. He has written for many major children`s publishers including Dorling Kindersley and Kingfisher. His work for Watts includes titles in the Citizen Guides, Flashpoints, World War One and World War Two series as well as, most recently, Countries in the News.
He lives in London, listens to lots of jazz, and is an avid reader of both fiction and non-fiction books.


SKU BK-9780750261746
Barcode # 9780750261746
Brand Wayland (Publishers) Ltd
Artist / Author Simon Adams
Shipping Weight 0.1600kg
Shipping Width 0.219m
Shipping Height 0.003m
Shipping Length 0.272m

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