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Adventures in Time


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Dominic Sandbrook has been passionate about history ever since he read the Ladybird children's books. As a historian, he has written eight books for adults. He has also presented several BBC television series, covering topics such as time travel, alien invasions, the James Bond films and the Harry Potter stories. His favourite book is The Lord of the Rings. His favourite football team is Wolverhampton Wanderers.

He lives in Oxfordshire with his wife and son, Arthur. It was Arthur who came up with the idea for Adventures in Time, after a family trip to the Imperial War Museum. He now serves as the books' chief battle consultant.


Compelling and vivid ... this memorable chronicle never loses sight of the terrible pointlessness of the conflict.
*Sunday Times*

The Adventures in Time series offers accessible retellings of key moments in history for a younger audience (and, no doubt, older readers too). This instalment distils the complexities of World War I into a succinct, vivid account, which never loses sight of either the heroism or the horrors.
*History Revealed*

Few plots can rival the real-life dramas played out in the superb Adventures in Time series by the historian Dominic Sandbrook, one of the most exciting new voices in children's non-fiction.
*Daily Telegraph*

History and fiction meld in a spectacular new series retelling thrilling tales from past eras, all with the benefit of the latest research.
*Financial Times*

For lovers of non-fiction, Dominic Sandbrook's narrative series has been a boon ... This volume is inevitably moving, and an illuminating chronicle of the waste of war.
*The Times Children's Books of the Year*

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