Author(s): Paul Bennett
Examines how armed conflicts happen and the effect that they have on people. It uses case studies, eye-witness accounts, photographs and background information to help children understand the scenes they see on television and to encourage them to think about war from a new perspective.
"Unlike the sensation seeking TV programmes, this colourful and attractive book emphasizes what can be done to help people caught up in horrific situations" - Books For Schools "...a simple yet thoughtful book on a complex subject; it pulls no punches" - Primary Geographer
Paul Bennett was formerly an editor and managing editor before becoming a full time freelance writer. He has written a range of children's books for the school and library market including the Belitha series, Body Works. He lives in Kent.