by Michael Morpurgo, illustrated by Ian Beck - £7.99 Random House Children's Publishers UK (2016)
paperback ISBN 13: 9780552574051 | ISBN 10: 0552574058
2014 will mark one hundred years since the outbreak of the First World War. To mark the date, this beautiful anthology will collect favourite extracts, images and poems from some of the UK's leading cultural, political and literary figures.
Poems, short stories, personal letters, newspaper articles, scripts, photographs and paintings are just some of the elements of this astonishing collection, with cover and artwork by renowned illustrator, Ian Beck.
Among the many contributors are Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cornwall, Sir Andrew Motion, Miranda Hart, Dame Jacqueline Wilson, Anthony Horowitz, Eoin Colfer, Antony Beevor, Emma Thompson, David Almond, Dr Rowan Williams, Richard Curtis, Joanna Lumley, Raymond Briggs, Shami Chakrabarti and Sir Tony Robinson.
Royalties from the publication will be spilt between the Royal British Legion and projects for soldiers' children and families at SSAFA.
(Price & availability last checked: November 2016)
In booklists: World War One: Books for Children and Young Adults, Peace & War - Books for Children, In categories: Childrens & Teenage Books, Peace & Human Rights,