Monthly Archives: February 2015

Five Children on the Western Front

This is my second recommendation of new children’s books set in World War One. Five Children on the Western Front by Kate Saunders is a sequel to Edith Nesbit’s ‘Five Children and It’.       Nesbit’s Five Children and It was published in 1905 and has been in print ever since (wowzer!).     Edith […]

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Children’s Books Set in World War 1

Let’s face it, there’s no shortage of excellent books out there for anyone interested in the First World War but how do you choose one for children aged between 7-11 that’s not too graphic yet not too saccharine either?  The Guardian made its recommendations here and Book Trust  here. An information book I’ve found both useful and accessible is […]

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