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My secret war diary: the history of the Second World War, 1939-1945

My secret war diary: the history of the Second World War, 1939-1945

Williams, Marcia, 1945- author; Albright, Flossie, associated with work

Flossie is just nine years old when, in 1939, Britain declares war on Germany and her father leaves the family home to join the army. Flossie is left to bring up her baby brother and to face a whole host of new experiences on her own. Her diary becomes an outlet for relaying all the news from at home and abroad

Paperback, Book. English. Diary fiction. Children's stories. General. Fiction 7+.
Published London: Walker Books Ltd, 2015
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Available at Merthyr Central Library.

  • Merthyr Central Library – One available in J940.5/HIS

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Statement of responsibility: Marcia Williams helped by Flossie Albright
ISBN: 1406331996, 9781406331998
Intended audience: Key Stage 1. Key Stage 2. Juvenile.
Note: Originally published: 2008.
Physical Description: 141 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 23 cm
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 Juvenile fiction.; World War, 1939-1945 Social aspects Great Britain Juvenile literature.

Author note

Marcia Williams has illustrated and retold many literary classics for children with her distinctive cartoon-strip style. Among her highly acclaimed titles are Greek Myths (9781406303476), Mr William Shakespeare's Plays (9780744569469), God and His Creations: Tales from the Old Testament (9781844285280) and Oliver Twist and Other Great Dickens Stories (9781406305630). Marcia lives in London, SW13.