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- DescriptionWhere did people find shelter from bombs during World War II? What was the role of the wardens? Why did people wear gas masks? This book helps children at Key Stage 2 discover the answers to these and other fascinating questions. It also recommends sites on the Internet and sources in local libraries where they can find out more about air raids during World War II. The detective shows readers how to create their own project looking at air raids, discovering what the role of the air raid warden was and how they were trained. Packed with fascinating information, The History Detective Investigates series inspires children's curiosity to find out more about the past.
- Author BiographyDr Martin Parsons is director of PGCE Secondary at the University of Reading. He has established a centre for evacuee studies at the university and has lectured on the topic at the Imperial War Museum and abroad. He has lived with his family in Southend Bradfield for a number fo years and is actively involved in village activities.
- Author(s)Martin Parsons
- PublisherHachette Children's Group
- Date of Publication22/10/2015
- SubjectChildren's General Non-Fiction
- Series TitleThe History Detective Investigates
- Series Part/Volume Number130
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintWayland (Publishers) Ltd
- Weight160 g
- Width219 mm
- Height270 mm
- Spine4 mm
- Educational LevelUK School Key Stage 2
- Interest AgeFrom 9
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