Evacuation (The History Detective Investigates Britain At War)

Evacuation (The History Detective Investigates Britain At War)

by Martin Parsons (Author)


Evacuation was one of the many extraordinary events which took place in Britain during the Second World War. Why were thousands of children sent away from their families? Who looked after them? This book helps the reader answer these questions by looking at their local area. There are also mysteries and puzzles to solve.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 31
Edition: New Ed
Publisher: Wayland
Published: 15 Jun 2000

ISBN 10: 075022844X
ISBN 13: 9780750228442
Children’s book age: 7-9 Years
Book Overview: This book explains how and why thousands of British children were evacuated from their homes in 1939.

Media Reviews
These books traverse well-covered ground but they do so in a way that genuinely involves children in their learning. Books for Keeps, Nov 00 an excellent series Times Educational Supplement
Author Bio
Dr 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.