Collins Big Cat - Walter Tull: Footballer, Soldier, Hero

Author: Dan Lyndon, Prepared for publication by Collins Big Cat
Format: Paperback
Publication Date: 05-01-2011
ISBN: 978-0-00-733637-1
Pages: 56

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Description

Walter Tull was a successful footballer and officer in the British Army in World War One. These achievements are even more exceptional because Walter was Afro-Caribbean, succeeding in a world that still considered black people inferior. Follow him from the orphanage to the football field and final days in the trenches, in this inspiring biography.

• Diamond/Band 17 books offer more complex, underlying themes to give opportunities for children to understand causes and points of view.

• A biography

• A timeline on pages 54 and 55 presents the key events in Walter Tull's life chronologically, allowing plenty of recapping and further discussion.

• Curriculum Links: History: What was it like to live here in the past?