Ann Kramer - Hachette Children's Group

Ann Kramer



Ann Kramer is an experienced children's author whose work focuses mainly on social issues. She has written for publishers such as Dorling Kindersley and Kingfisher. Books for Watts include titles in the 20th-Century History Makers, World War One and World War Two series.
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The Home Front

Ann Kramer
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Ann Kramer

World War Two is a series of fact-packed books on key aspects of the Second World War. Each title offers an appealing, magazine-style design and contains readable narrative text plus panels focusing on personalities, events, weapons, documents and other background information. Also included are mini timelines that highlight the dates of important events to keep a clear chronological picture in readers' minds.The Home Front offers a look at what life was like for civilians in different countries during the war. Blackouts, rationing, evacuation of children, surviving aerial bombardment and the importance of propaganda are all covered.

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Women and War

Ann Kramer
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Ann Kramer

World War Two is a series of fact-packed books on key aspects of the Second World War. Each title offers an appealing, magazine-style design and contains readable narrative text plus panels focusing on personalities, events, weapons, documents and other background information. Also included are mini timelines that highlight the dates of important events to keep a clear chronological picture in readers' minds.Women and War chronicles the role of women in the Second World War - from munitions workers to nurses, transport pilots and SOE operatives working in enemy-occupied territory. Also included is a look at how the role of women in society changed after the war was over.

Franklin Watts

Conchies: Conscientious Objectors of the First World War

Ann Kramer
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Ann Kramer

When, at the height of the First World War, many Allied governments introduced conscription, there were thousands of individuals who, for personal or religious reasons, refused to fight. After tough questioning, some were exempted but the majority were forced into the army anyways. Those who 'refused to do their duty' were threatened with death sentences or harsh prison terms; many died from ill treatment. Conchies collects many of the moving true stories of these brave individuals.

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Nelson Mandela

Ann Kramer
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Ann Kramer
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In the Air

Ann Kramer
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Ann Kramer

Taking Part in the Second World War offers a history of the war told through the words of the people who took part. From airmen to cooks and from ambulance drivers to front-line soldiers, the books explain how ordinary people coped with extraordinary situations: the Blitz, rationing, the fierce fighting of D-Day or the Battle of the Atlantic. Author Ann Kramer skilfully weaves the threads together to build up a portrait of not only the events of the war, but also of those who served future generations so well.

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At Sea

Ann Kramer
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Ann Kramer
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On Land

Ann Kramer
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Ann Kramer
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Secret War

Ann Kramer
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Ann Kramer

This book looks at the many ways in which secret operations helped defeat the enemy during the Second World War. Taking Part in the Second World War offers a history of the war told through the words of the people who took part. Author Ann Kramer skilfully weaves the threads together to build up a portrait of not only the events of the war, but also of those who served future generations so well.