What was the war like, Grandma? Emmy Remembers World War II – Tonkin, Rachel

<p>What was the war like, Grandma? Emmy Remembers World War II</p>

Title

What was the war like, Grandma? Emmy Remembers World War II

Author

Tonkin, Rachel

Illustrator

Tonkin, Rachel

Publisher

William Heinemann Australia

Published Date

1995

Annotation

Rachel tells this story of raising her children during World War II in Port Melbourne. She recalls blackouts, sandbagging and more. Although the war was far away, this story helps the reader experience the times. Illustrations in this picture book generate interest and authenticity. A strong community spirit underlies this appealing reflection on wartimes.

Key Concepts

Empathy, History, Social life, War

Audience

Primary

AC Links/EYLF

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