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    Publisher: Floris Books

    A Secret Diary of the First World War: Fact-tastic Stories from Scotland's History

    £6.99
    Step into the boots of real-life boy soldier James Marchbank and experience the most important and incredible bits of the First World War. Mixes fascinating facts and an engaging story with brilliant illustrations.
    ISBN: 9781782505273
    AuthorGill Arbuthnott
    Pub Date26/07/2018
    BindingPaperback
    Pages144
    Availability: In Stock

    What was the First World War really like? Step into the boots of 14-year-old soldier James Marchbank and find out.
    Inspired by the real-life diary of a Scottish boy soldier, each easy-to-read chapter mixes James's story with timelines, letters, diagrams and illustrations to create a fact-tastic account of the First World War, which is both fun and emotionally engaging for younger readers.
    Why was rat hunting a popular hobby in the trenches?
    How did parachuting pigeons help win the war?
    Why would a really good friend rub whale oil on your feet?
    What did it feel like to be a teenager at war?
    Take a journey through time and discover all the most important and incredible bits of the First World War.
    A Secret Diary of the First World War is the first in a new brilliant series, which blends together intriguing facts and fascinating fiction to bring the most exciting, gruesome and crucial moments of Scottish history alive for young readers.

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    What was the First World War really like? Step into the boots of 14-year-old soldier James Marchbank and find out.
    Inspired by the real-life diary of a Scottish boy soldier, each easy-to-read chapter mixes James's story with timelines, letters, diagrams and illustrations to create a fact-tastic account of the First World War, which is both fun and emotionally engaging for younger readers.
    Why was rat hunting a popular hobby in the trenches?
    How did parachuting pigeons help win the war?
    Why would a really good friend rub whale oil on your feet?
    What did it feel like to be a teenager at war?
    Take a journey through time and discover all the most important and incredible bits of the First World War.
    A Secret Diary of the First World War is the first in a new brilliant series, which blends together intriguing facts and fascinating fiction to bring the most exciting, gruesome and crucial moments of Scottish history alive for young readers.