Great Escapes by George Sullivan | NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
Great Escapes

Great Escapes

5.0 1
by George Sullivan
     
 
Never before World War II were there so many prisoners of war... at one point, around five hundred thousand: Japanese, American, German, Italian, British, Irish, etc. This collection of seven amazing escapes from war prisons is a testament to the amazing stamina, courage and ingenuity displayed by those who sought to escape their captors -- in Poland, Germany, the

Overview

Never before World War II were there so many prisoners of war... at one point, around five hundred thousand: Japanese, American, German, Italian, British, Irish, etc. This collection of seven amazing escapes from war prisons is a testament to the amazing stamina, courage and ingenuity displayed by those who sought to escape their captors -- in Poland, Germany, the Philippines, Italy, Australia and an American camp in the Arizona desert.
A concise, short work written for young readers but of general interest as well. George Sullivan is a prolific, award-winning author, whose works include MR. PRESIDENT, ALAMO!, STRANGE BUT TRUE STORIES OF WORLD WAR II, CIVIL WAR AT SEA, GREAT IMPOSTERS, and many "In Their Own Words" biographies from Scholastic Books.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014545792
Publisher:
Spectrum Literary Agency, Inc.
Publication date:
04/20/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
859,136
File size:
384 KB
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

George Sullivan writes books of fact, history, and biography for children and young adults. He has more than one hundred titles to his credit. They cover a wide range of topics, from auto racing to hydroponics, from the Civil War to civil engineering. Publishers Weekly said that Sullivan “has mastered the art of writing simply and directly, making complex subjects understandable and interesting.” Photography and photographers have been topics of his recent books. His interest in photography goes beyond just writing about it. He sometimes takes the photos that are used to illustrate his work. George Sullivan lives in New York City with his wife. He is a member of PEN, the Authors Guild, and the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >