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    • ISBN:9781408330364
    • Publication date:03 Apr 2014

Stories of World War One

By Tony Bradman

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A must-have anthology featuring stories by award-winning, bestselling authors, to commemorate the centenary of World War One.

Tales to remember yesterday's fallen - from today's bestselling authors.

Compiled by Tony Bradman, this collection of short stories chronicles the events of World War One - imagining the conflicts and emotions of those people caught up in the war and its aftermath. With stories from Malorie Blackman, Geraldine McCaughrean and Oisin McGann, among others, this anthology will be treasured for generations.

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  • ISBN: 9781408330357
  • Publication date: 03 Apr 2014
  • Page count: 304
  • Imprint: Orchard Books
Tony Bradman has commissioned an anthology of new stories by contemporary children's writers... it's high calibre stuff... powerful. (Children's Book of the Week) — The Times
A dozen acclaimed writers... powerfully explore the experience of the trenches, the legacy of psychological damage and the contribution of those left at home. — The Sunday Times
A collection of short stories from some of the best children's writers and young people's writers in the business. Informative and emotional... respectful and somber... an excellent job of conveying the tragedy and impact of the Great War. — Thoughts About Books
Malorie Blackman, Geraldine McCaughrean and many others share their stories of soldiers, life in the trenches and the people left at home in a collection which shows the horror but also the camaraderie of war. — Sunday Express
A collection of short stories that address the first world war from a world of diverse and astute angles... painterly, and lovely, and very much worthwhile. — Did you ever stop to think
A collection of short stories from some of the best children's and young people's writers in the business... deeply personal and devastatingly unique... informative and emotional... respectful and somber... full of the type of human spirit that always seems to shine through in times of enormous trial or hardship... an excellent job on conveying the tragedy and impact of the Great War. — Thoughts About Books
Tony Bradman has gathered together a dozen of our best writers for young people... you'll be both moved and surprised, and you'll learn a great deal without ever feeling bored or lectured. Every story feels personal and heartfelt... all of them will make you think. * * * * * — Bookbag
Not to be missed. — Angels & Urchins
A labour of love... 12 stories by some of our best-loved authors... takes in the wide diversity of those who fought. — Louise Haines (The Bookcase)
A tearful, gritty and engrossing anthology... expertly compiled by Tony Bradman... if 'Stories of WW1' isn't on every public and school library bookshelf then it should be. — The Guardian
A serious book... but along with the horror and waste it is people's capacity to care for each other that remains most vividly with the reader. Well worth reading. — Armadillo Magazine
Moments of profundity... the stories frequently bring to life the disjunction between the idea of the glorious return and the reality of the dreadful mental toll the years of fighting often took. — The Daily Telegraph
The range of authors and subjects is excellent... a wide cross-section of people and perspectives which will broaden the reader's understanding of the war. — English 4-11
Each tale is unique, informative and emotional. — Carousel
A stand out. Fine stories by Tim Bowler and Malorie Blackman. — The Daily Telegraph
An invaluable read — School Librarian
Franklin Watts

Alien Kidnap

Tony Bradman, Wil Overton
Contributors:
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The Toxic Cookie Monster

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Contributors:
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Dr Vlogger

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Contributors:
Tony Bradman, Wil Overton

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Orchard Books

The Greatest Stories Ever Told

Tony Bradman, Tony Ross
Contributors:
Tony Bradman, Tony Ross

This spellbinding collection brings together nine classic adventure stories, each one as thrilling as the last.Travel to far-off lands with fantastical beasts and powerful sorcerers, do battle with dastardly villains and uncover ancient treasure guarded by a fire-breathing dragon. From the heroics of Jason and Hercules, to the bravery of Robin Hood and the cunning of Ali Baba, this is a book full of excitement, surprise and adventure.Told by renowned storyteller Tony Bradman in a lively, humorous style and fully illustrated throughout by the incomparable Tony Ross, this beautiful hardback book, complete with a foiled jacket, will make the perfect gift.Stories included are:Jason and the Golden FleeceKing Arthur's BeginningsAladdin Hercules and the Monstrous CacusSinbad the SailorGeorge and the DragonAli Baba and the Forty ThievesTheseus and the MinotaurRobin Hood

Wayland

Mr Fawkes, the King and the Gunpowder Plot

Tom Bradman, Tony Bradman
Authors:
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The Baker's Boy and the Great Fire of London

Tom Bradman, Tony Bradman, Andy Catling
Contributors:
Tom Bradman, Tony Bradman, Andy Catling

This exciting story brings the tale of the great fire of London to life for young readers. When Will Farriner wakes to the sound of crackling flames and the smell of smoke, he knows something is terribly wrong! As his family escape the flames engulfing their bakery, Will realises he must stop the fire from spreading. But what can be done before all of London goes up in smoke?Full of adventure and danger, this short text is suitable for struggling readers but engaging enough to give confident readers a quick, fun read.Suitable for use in schools as guided reading texts or for reading independently.

Wayland

The Great Fire of London

Tony Bradman, Tom Bradman
Authors:
Tony Bradman, Tom Bradman
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Gunpowder Plot

Tony Bradman, Tom Bradman
Authors:
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Franklin Watts

Through Mud and Blood

Tony Bradman
Authors:
Tony Bradman

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Franklin Watts

Duel In The Sky

Tony Bradman
Authors:
Tony Bradman

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Orchard Books

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Contributors:
Tony Bradman, Sarah Warburton

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Orchard Books

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Tony Bradman, Sarah Warburton
Contributors:
Tony Bradman, Sarah Warburton

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Orchard Books

Mr Giant and the Beastly Baron

Tony Bradman, Sarah Warburton
Contributors:
Tony Bradman, Sarah Warburton
Orchard Books

Mr Bear Gets Alarmed

Tony Bradman, Sarah Warburton
Contributors:
Tony Bradman, Sarah Warburton
Orchard Books

Gulliver in Lilliput

Tony Bradman
Authors:
Tony Bradman

Gulliver loves to travel. But when he is swept overboard from a ship, and finds himself tied up in a land populated by tiny people, he realises some adventures aren't quite as much fun as they should be. Can Gulliver escape the clutches of the tiny Lilliputians?

Orchard Books

David and Goliath

Tony Bradman
Authors:
Tony Bradman
Orchard Books

Robinson Crusoe, Shipwrecked!

Tony Bradman
Authors:
Tony Bradman

Young Robinson Crusoe has the chance to leave behind his boring life by joining a trading ship in the Caribbean. But when he is shipwrecked and left stranded alone on an island, how will he survive?

Orchard Books

Beowulf the Hero

Tony Bradman
Authors:
Tony Bradman

Beowulf is determined to become a hero by slaying the evil beast, Grendel. The monster has been terrorising the chieftain, Rothgar, by killing his men every night - and leaving behind nothing but blood. Can Beowulf defeat Grendel, and bring peace to the land?

Orchard Books

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Contributors:
Tony Bradman, Tony Ross

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Orchard Books

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Michael Lawrence
Authors:
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