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Virginia Hall Band 18/Pearl Adrian Bradbury, Collins Big Cat

Collins
Paperback / softback 80 pages

ISBN:
9780007428366
Size:
210 x 148 x 5mm
Published:
4th Jan 2012
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Series:
Collins Big Cat
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Overview

At the beginning of World War II, a young American woman named Virginia Hall was sent undercover to Nazi-occupied France to spy on the German army. Follow her incredible true story as she bravely aids the French Resistance, organises and leads rebel armies and passes secret coded radio messages to the Allied forces in this fascinating biography.* Pearl/Band 18 books offer fluent readers a complex, substantial text with challenging themes to facilitate sustained comprehension, bridging the gap between a reading programme and longer chapter books.* Text type: A biography.* Curriculum links: History: What can we learn about recent history from studying the life of a famous person?

Author

Adrian Bradbury was born in Manchester and worked as a PE teacher before moving overseas to teach English in Europe, the Middle East and Far East. After returning to England he worked as Deputy Head in three schools and now divides his time between teaching and writing. As well as writing educational materials for HarperCollins and other publishers, he also writes humorous football books for children. His hobbies include playing the piano and all sports.

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