Stories of World War One

Tony Bradman

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Orchard Books


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.

In the media
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