Dangerous Skies by Brian JamesDangerous Skies by Brian James

Dangerous Skies

byBrian James

Paperback | November 1, 2016

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It's the height of the Blitz. Night after night, waves of German bombers pound London streets determined to bring the city to its knees.

As the air-raid sirens wail, Alan and his best mates, Tommy and Wilkie, skip school to play among the bombed out homes of their neighbors. They are soon sucked into a gang of looters run by infamous Duggie, but the police are on their tail and catching up quickly. Even if they escape, they could still fall victim to the dangerous skies above them. 

This thrilling story, based on the author’s own experiences growing up during the Blitz, is an antidote to nostalgia. It shows the terrors of the Blitz and how war brings out both the best and the worst in adults and children alike.   

Appropriate for schools and Keystage 2.

Brian James worked for the BBC for over 20 years in both radio and television, producing documentary programmes, such as the South African episode of the highly acclaimed Great Railway Journeys of the World. As a freelance broadcaster he has worked for both ITV and the BBC and made an American award-winning video documentary for an a...
Title:Dangerous SkiesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:186 pages, 8.27 × 5.83 × 0.43 inPublished:November 1, 2016Publisher:Claret PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:191046127X

ISBN - 13:9781910461273


Editorial Reviews

"Dangerous Skies is a beautifully-plotted novel withmemorable characters and a riveting story but mostof all it's a wonderful evocation of those dreadfulyears of dogfi ghts, blitz and fear of invasion."Dennis Hamley Author of The War and Freddy and the Divided Loyalties