A Secret Diary of the First World War: Book Launch

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Join author Gill Arbuthnott and illustrator Darren Gate to find out what it was really like to be soldier in the First World War.

Inspired by the real-life diary of Scottish boy soldier James Marchbank, A Secret Diary of the First World War mixes James’s story with timelines, letters, diagrams and illustrations to create a fact-tastic account of the First World War, which is both fun and emotionally engaging for younger readers.

Join us to find out:

Why was rat hunting a popular hobby in the trenches?
How did parachuting pigeons help win the war?
Why would a really good friend would rub whale oil on your feet?
And much more!

Books will be available for sale and signing.

Drinks and light refreshments will be provided.

Event Categories: Events and Kids.

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