Tail-End Charlie by Mick Manning & Brita Granström

Tail-End Charlie by Mick Manning & Brita Granström

Based on the stories told to him by his father who was an RAF airgunner during WWII, Mick Manning gives us a different view of the war. From the images and text, you become very aware that the airmen were at risk of not only being shot down by enemy airmen, but also the fragility of the planes they flew.

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About booksfrommybookshelf

I am a passionate reader of children's books (Primary aged) with a particular interest in picture books. I am always on the look out for children's books at are written by authors from other countries. I am also keen on technology and try to keep abreast of what is happening in a fast changing world. At present my day job is to support teachers and local authorities in the Yorkshire and Humber region (UK), which I really enjoy. Another aspect of my work is to present nationally developed work for the National Strategies. With economic cuts my job will terminate in Spring next year and I may be carrying out independent work based around high quality picture books. My other interest include my allotment, knitting and last but not least my family. My Twitter name is Orlama.
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