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After reading the wonderful older children's picture book War Game by Michael Foreman I was reminded that I must read one f his other books again. This one jumps from the First World War setting of War Game to the Second World War and the childhood of Foreman. Would this one be as good as ... Read review
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AdvantagesA warm yet poignant tale of wartime childhood.

DisadvantagesQuite short.

"...wonderful older children's picture book War Game by Michael Foreman I was reminded that I must read one f his other books again. This one jumps from the First World War setting of War Game to the Second World War and the childhood of Foreman. Would this one be as good as War Game? ~~~THE AUTHOR. Michael Foreman was born in Suffolk in 1938 ~ in the village of Pakefield near Lowestoft. From being a small boy he drew pictures and wrote stories ..." Read review
17.06.2004

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The award-winning illustrator of "Eric the Viking" and "Nicobobinus" looks back on his own wartime childhood, in this book which won the Kate Greenaway Medal 1990. His illustrations evoke the horror and beauty of blazing buildings and the comforts of childhood amid the shortages.

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Type Fiction
Genre Children's
Title War Boy. A Country Childhood
Author Michael Foreman
ISBN 1559700491; 1851453539; 1851457046

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