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Only Remembered

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Published to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, this beautiful anthology collects favourite extracts, poems and images 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.show more

Product details

  • 9+
  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 130 x 197 x 22mm | 252g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 0552574058
  • 9780552574051
  • 481,519

About Michael Morpurgo

Michael Morpurgo (Author) Michael Morpurgo has written over 120 books, many of them award-winning. His most well-known work, War Horse, was adapted into a multi-Oscar nominated film by Steven Spielberg, and a widely-acclaimed play at the National Theatre. In 2003 Michael became the third Children's Laureate, a position he helped create with the poet Ted Hughes. With his wife, Clare, he set up the charity Farms for City Children, and for their pioneering work they were both awarded the MBE in 1999.Ian Beck (Illustrator) IAN BECK has worked as a freelance illustrator for many years (including such notable artwork as the record cover for Elton John's Goodbye Yellow Brick Road album). Ian turned to writing and illustrating children's books when his own children were born.show more

Back cover copy

This beautiful anthology collects favourite words and images, from and about the First World War. Poems, short stories, personal letters, newspaper, articles, scripts, photographs and paintings are just some of the elements of this unique and seminal collection- each introduced by the person who selected it. Chosen by: Her Royal Highness The Dutchess of Cornwall- Jenny Agutter - David Almond - Lord Paddy Ashdow n- Sir Roger Bannister - Ben Barnes - Juilan Barnes - Ian Beck - Antony Beevor - Malorie Blackma n- Sir Quintin Blake - John Boyne - Theresa Bresli - Raymond Briggs - Sarah Brow - ShamiChakrabarti - Emma Chchester Clark - Eoin Colfer - Jilly Cooper - Susan Cooper - Richard Curtis - Laura Dockrill - Ben Elton - Lissa Evans - Flora Fergusson - Maggie Fergusson - Frank Feild - Anne Fine - Klaus Flugge - Micheal Foreman - Mariella Frostrup - Frank Gardner - Jamila Gavin - Morris Gleitzman - Dame Evelyn Glennie - Howard Goodall- Miranda Hart - Anne Harvey - Charlie Higson - Anthtony Horowitz - Carol Hughes - Shirley Hughes - Nicholas Hytner - Jeremy Irvine - Catherine Johnson - Micheal Longely - Joanna Lumley - Michelle Magorian- Simon Mayo Roger - Mcgough - Virginia Mckenna - Clare Morpurgo - Kate Mosse - Sir Andrew Motion - Cathy Newman - Brian Patten - James Patterson - K.M. Peyton - Sir Jonathon Porrit t- Sir Terry Pratchett - Bali Rai - Dame Gail Rebuck - Chris Riddell - Sir Tony Robinson - Meg Rosoff - Nick Sharret - Helen Skelton - Jon Snow - Rory Stewart - Jonathan Stroud - Emma Thompson - Alan Titchmarsh - Sandi Toksvig - Dr Rown Williams - Dame Jacquline Wilson - Caroline Wyattshow more

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