World War I and II for Kids: A Captivating Guide to the First and Second World War (Paperback)

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Two manuscripts in one book:

  • World War 1 for Kids: A Captivating Guide to the First World War
  • World War 2 for Kids: A Captivating Guide to the Second World War

In the first part, you'll learn all about World War I: why it happened, who was involved, how and where it was fought, significant battles and people, the technological advancements, and how the war shaped the world for future generations.

In the first part of this book, you will discover:

  • How it all started because of just one man
  • Why soldiers spent most of their time sitting around in wet, muddy ditches
  • The new inventions that changed the face of war forever
  • How dogs, horses, pigeons, and even goldfish helped in the war
  • Soldiers-poets that didn't know it
  • Why you could go to jail if you refused to fight
  • Boy Scout and Girl Guide spies?
  • The longest, biggest, and bloodiest battles
  • Only twelve years old and going to war
  • How the "war to end all wars" may have actually caused the Second World War
  • Who were the Welsh Wizard and the Tiger?
  • The popular movies and books inspired by events during WWI
  • How the war was fought on land, air, and sea
  • The legacy of World War I

In the second part, you'll discover all about WWII, including who was involved and why it started, a timeline of events, what life was like at the time, the major battles, who some of the main heroes and villains were, and the lasting impact the war left behind. There are also interesting facts and a bonus interesting facts chapter to finish things off There are even pronunciation tips and helpful explanations for those new, tricky words. To keep things fun and engaging, each chapter has an activity and answer section-from quizzes and word searches to creative drawing and writing challenges

In the second part of this book, you will discover:

  • Why were children in Britain sent to live hundreds of miles away with strangers?
  • Could you budget and enjoy your favorite foods on wartime rations?
  • Why the first atomic bomb was used and how it ended the war for good.
  • How one fifteen-year-old girl's diary won a Pulitzer Prize and has sold over 30 million copies.
  • Why some people had no choice but to fight, even if they didn't want to.
  • Being a dictator wasn't Adolf Hitler's first choice of career. What do you think he first tried (and failed) to be?
  • Why you couldn't say "hamburger" in the United States during WWII.
  • Could you make a great escape from a prison camp?
  • Thirty years later-the soldiers who refused to believe the war was over
  • Girl power How women helped the war effort.
  • The brave individuals who stood up for what was right.
  • The bear that joined the army
  • And much, much more

Product Details
ISBN: 9781637169339
ISBN-10: 1637169337
Publisher: Captivating History
Publication Date: November 14th, 2023
Pages: 170
Language: English