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Publication Date: 6 Oct 2016
Suitable for: Secondary
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An anthology of story excerpts, poems, personal letters, newspaper articles, story excerpts, photographs and paintings from or about the First World War
Poems, short stories, personal letters, newspaper articles, scripts, photographs and paintings are just some of the elements of this astonishing collection, with cover and artwork by renowned illustrator, Ian Beck.
Among the many contributors are Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cornwall, Sir Andrew Motion, Miranda Hart, Dame Jacqueline Wilson, Anthony Horowitz, Eoin Colfer, Antony Beevor, Emma Thompson, David Almond, Dr Rowan Williams, Richard Curtis, Joanna Lumley, Raymond Briggs, Shami Chakrabarti and Sir Tony Robinson.
Royalties from the publication will be spilt between the Royal British Legion and projects for soldiers' children and families at SSAFA.
p1 Who'll sing the anthem? Who will tell the story? Introduction by Michael Morpurgo
p5 Michael Morpurgo - On les aura by Barroux
p9 War Horse - Michael Morpurgo
p11 Percussion instruments used during the First World War
p13 Shami Chakrabarti - Anthem for doomed youth - Wilfred Owen
p15 Lord Paddy Ashdown - Dulce et decorum est - Wilfred Owen
p17 Frank Field - Strange meeting - Wilfred Owen
p21 Malorie Blackman - Walter Tull (1888-1918)
p25 Julian Barnes - The General - Siegfried Sassoon
p27 Ben Barnes - Regeneration - Pat Barker
p29 Emma Chichester Clarke - Birdsong - Sebastian Faulks