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When Dad Came Home

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When Dad Came Home

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* Moving story that sympathetically conveys PTSD/shell shock * Released to mark centenary of end of the First World War * Teac...

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The war was over and Dad was coming home at last! But the days and weeks go by, and when he does return Dad is not the happy man that young Rita once knew and Thomas thinks he remembers. Struggling to... understand his sadness and fears, the kids accompany him as he readjusts to home life, all the while singing his favourite song. One day, while they help him fix the deck, Dad starts to join in the song ... Hatley-Owen beautifully captures a children's view of the return of the war and the realities of shell shock for the men who returned after the First World War ended on 11 November 1918.
  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Publication Date: 08/11/2018
  • Publisher: Oratia Media
  • Illustrations: Colour illustrations throughout
  • Country of Origin: New Zealand
  • Pages: 32
  • Dimensions (mm): 230x215x5mm
  • Weight: 200g
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  • Format:Paperback
  • Publication Date: 08/11/2018
  • Author:Vanessa Hatley-Owen, Rosie Colligan

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