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Publisher's Summary

Everything you need to know about World War I! Tony Robinson takes you on a headlong gallop through time, pointing out all the most important, funny, strange, amazing, entertaining, smelly, and disgusting bits about World War I. It's history, but not as we know it!

Find out everything you ever needed to know about World War I in this brilliant action-packed, fact-filled book, including:

  • How to build a trench
  • Why dogs were such good messengers
  • How plastic surgery was invented
  • Why you needed a gas mask

What are you waiting for? Let's get going...

©2013 Tony Robinson (P)2013 Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd

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Perfect introduction for children. Very well read

The tone was just right for children. They got some sense of the horrors of the war and the trenches but the touch was light enough but to frighten them away from learning more.

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Fun history!

This, like the other titles in the series, is a fun romp through a bit of history. I highly recommend it!

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9 year old loves Tony Robinson's books

My son loves these little books. It's too bad they aren't longer. Robinson does a good job of giving an overview of the subject of the book, and making it interesting with funny voices, sound effects, and little tidbits that delve in a little bit deeper (interesting quotes, etc.).

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Amazing!!!

This audiobook is so awesome! Tought me alot about WWI in a fun way! This is such a fabulos book for kids! I really loved it!

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  • Mr Martin
  • 07-30-15

great

Great book and I loved and enjoyed listening to it on long trops amd in bed

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  • Russell North
  • 11-10-18

THE BEST BOOK I HAVE EVER SEEN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

THE BEST BOOK I HAVE EVER SEEN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! TONY ROBINSON'S IS THE ONE OF PEOPLE I EVER

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  • Laurence A. Smith
  • 10-17-17

A Good book

This book is well worth having in your book case, a must have for your library.

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  • 01-24-21

History kids can understand

Tony Robinson is such a wonderful story teller. My 8 year loved to here the stories as they are short. Great for in the car