My Story: Stories of the First World War

The war made real in children’s voices. Twelve kids. Twelve world-shaking stories. See and feel every moment of a conflict that shook history through the eyes and voices of young people. There are newly recruited soldiers at the front, and children helping the war effort at home. You’ll travel from the Home Front to the trenches and the naval battle of Jutland. War fiction at its powerful best, from the brilliant Jim Eldridge.

  • Thrilling stories which bring World War One to life
  • From a best-loved series with over a million copies sold
  • A great place to start learning about the First World War
  • Exciting historical reading that supports the curriculum
  • Jim Eldridge has written a host of My Story war novels

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    Such a beautiful book which captures the event of the first ever war where all countries were involved. Truly inspirational. Love it

    6 March 2014

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    Jim Eldridge

    Jim Eldridge is the award-winning author of The Trenches, Flying Ace and Armada in the boy’s strand of the My Story series. He is also a TV script-writer for the BBC.

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