Stories inspired by objects from The First World War.
By various authors.
A moving anthology of stories inspired by objects from the First World War, illustrated by Jim Kay. The Great War is a powerful collection of stories by best-selling authors, each inspired by a different object from the First World War.
From a soldier's writing case to the nose of a Zeppelin bomb, each object illuminates an aspect of life during the War and each story reminds us of the millions of individual lives that were changed forever by the four years of fighting.
This remarkable book is illustrated by the Kate Greenaway Medal-winning Jim Kay. Featuring new work from ; AL Kennedy, Tracy Chevalier, Michael Morpurgo, David Almond, Marcus Sedgwick, Adele Geras, Ursula Dubosarsky, John Boyne, Timothee de Fombelle, Sheena Wilkinson, Tanya Lee Stone.