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by Michael Foreman

  • ISBN: 0140381007
  • Category: Сhildren's books
  • Author: Michael Foreman
  • Subcategory: History
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: PUFFIN BOOKS; New Ed edition (March 27, 1997)
  • Pages: 96 pages
  • FB2 size: 1162 kb
  • EPUB size: 1915 kb
  • Rating: 4.4
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Like War Boy, After the War Was Over is a lively and innovative .

Like War Boy, After the War Was Over is a lively and innovative combination of story and factual information with Foreman's trademark beautiful illustrations. From the typical Michael Foreman illustrations on the cover, right through to the last page, I was hooked once again by After the War Was Over. After the War Was Over is actually a history lesson with fun and pictures!.

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Michael Foreman's numerous books for children have earned him widespread recognition as one of the world's leading illustrators.

item 1 After the War Was Over by Foreman, Michael Paperback Book The Cheap Fast Free -After the War Was Over by Foreman, Michael Paperback Book The Cheap Fast Free. Michael Foreman's numerous books for children have earned him widespread recognition as one of the world's leading illustrators. He has regularly collaborated with Terry Jones, Michael Morpurgo and others while several of his own books are also considered modern classics. Titles include War Boy, War Game, Terry Jones's Erik the Viking and Animal Tales, Michael Morpurgo's Farm Boy and many more. Country of Publication.

In this extraordinary sequel to War Boy, Michael Foreman continues his story. With the same charm and humor, After the War Was Over shows, through the eyes of the boy Foreman was, Britain rebuilding

In this extraordinary sequel to War Boy, Michael Foreman continues his story. With the same charm and humor, After the War Was Over shows, through the eyes of the boy Foreman was, Britain rebuilding. In the summer of 1945, victory bonfires burn and the British Empire spans the globe anew. As the lads come home, the beaches are cleared of barbed wire and mines. Bomb sites become playgrounds, and blitzed gardens the occasion for a filched apple or potato.

In shining prose, Foreman limns the wonders of peace time: his first visit to a beach, the end of rationing, the Big Band sounds coming over the radio

In shining prose, Foreman limns the wonders of peace time: his first visit to a beach, the end of rationing, the Big Band sounds coming over the radio. The illustrations, watercolors punctuated by black-and-white drawings and full-color reproductions of advertisements and posters, convey the poignancy of the times: In the stooped posture of two Estonian schoolboys is all the fear an outsider ever felt. Evocative and memorable.

This childhood memoir records the years after World War II in Britain, starting in the summer of 1945 in Suffolk. A sequel to the author's popular War Boy continues his story into the postwar years that marked the rebuilding of Britain and evinces such images as potatoes baked in victory fires, newspaper routes, motorcar races, and rationing.

LoveReading View on After the War Was Over. Michael Foreman makes history such fun and this book in particular is so inspirational. It tells the story of life after World War Two as soldiers return to begin life back home with families who have been without them for so long and of course some families whose loved ones did not return. Reading this book will make the reader realise how lucky we all are and interspersed with the story you’ll find out a little of how it affected the author’s family as well through photographs and captions throughout.

Michael Foreman's illustrations document the detail of post-war Britain. For children of today, this book recreates an enchanting world - a time of innocence, wonder and simple pleasures that is illuminated by the artist's vivid memory. Originally published: 1995.

When the war ended I returned to Trinity College and was granted an extra year to complete my degree. 32 my father and mother considered my grant at Trinity the highlight of the year, I thought Dad’s receiving an award from the Queen was more important

When the war ended I returned to Trinity College and was granted an extra year to complete my degree. 32 my father and mother considered my grant at Trinity the highlight of the year, I thought Dad’s receiving an award from the Queen was more important.

Michael Foreman’s sumptuously colourful picture books for children convey a sense of innocent play, appealing to the . Nor might this be a coincidence: as Foreman explains in his memoir After the War was Over (1995), ‘I grew up on a diet of comics and magazines

Michael Foreman’s sumptuously colourful picture books for children convey a sense of innocent play, appealing to the child’s own developing senses of adventure, wonder and imagination. Journeying often provides the structure and imagery. In Hello World (2003), for instance, a bear in dungarees and a small boy go off ‘to see the world’ hand-in-hand, and are followed by kittens, puppies, ducks and other animals. Nor might this be a coincidence: as Foreman explains in his memoir After the War was Over (1995), ‘I grew up on a diet of comics and magazines. As my mother ran the village shop, we sold almost everything, including Sunday newspaper. .