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Stevens, Roger; Moses, Brian - What Are We Fighting For? - 9781447248613 - V9781447248613
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What Are We Fighting For?

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Description for What Are We Fighting For? Paperback. A brilliant collection of brand new poems about war for younger readers. Series: Macmillan Poetry. Num Pages: 112 pages, 50. BIC Classification: 5AH; YDP; YNJ. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 131 x 197 x 7. Weight in Grams: 90.
What Are We Fighting For? explores the concept of war in a brilliantly accessible way for younger readers. Fascinating and moving in equal measure, there are poems about incredibly brave dogs, cats and pigeons; the Christmas truce of WWI when soldiers played football in No Man's Land; poems about rationing and what it was like to be an evacuee, poems about modern warfare and the reality of war today; plus lots of amazing true historical facts. This cross-curricular poetry book is a brilliant way to get young readers thinking about both the historical and philosophical aspects of ... Read more

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About Stevens, Roger; Moses, Brian
Brian Moses has been labelled 'one of Britain's favourite children's poets' by the National Poetry Archive and has worked as a professional poet since 1988. He performs his poetry and percussion show in schools, libraries, theatres and festivals around the UK and overseas. He has written or edited over 200 books and has sold over one million copies of his ... Read more

Reviews for What Are We Fighting For?
The range of everyday voices that inhabit poems makes the poetry accessible which enables the young reader to grasp something of the nature of these terrible events for themselves.
This contemporary collection provides a lyrical insight into the poetry of war, most evident in some of Brian Moses' poems about the First World War with their Larkin-esque ... Read more

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