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You've probably heard of Winston Churchill...He is dead famous for: smoking a massive cigar leading Britain to victory in World War II raising his fingers in a V sign. But have you heard that Winston: was a demon bricklayer had a fantastic collection of hats made a daring escape from prison? Yes, even though he's dead, Winston's still full of surprises. Now you can get the ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published October 15th 2004 by Hippo
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Rainier
Aug 17, 2015 Rainier rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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It was good. I learned that Churchhill existed, that he escaped prison, that he fought in wars, that Hitler criticized himself, and that his father died when he was 45. Churchill was a amazing builder, master fighter, awesome prime minister (oh you silly, not a gargantaur prime, cool king.
Agnes Budianto
I definitely got a lot of knowledge about Churchill's life since the day he was born till he died peacefully.
Joanna Warrens
This was a nice antidote to the lectures at my WW1 conference. Also strangely moving about his childhood.
Redfox5
Jul 04, 2012 Redfox5 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The last history book I read on Churchill was a bit of a downer. This is more of the 'yay' Churchill' kinda book and I liked it much better. Plus it's aimed at kids which means all the boring stuff is left out. I love Churchill quotes. Made me laugh alot. The best one was about the President of France "He looks like a female llama who ha just been surprised in the bath". Even though it will be years before she can read this, am keeping all childrens books in my pc to read to Adelaide when she is ...more
globulon
My boys thought this was good and recommended to me.

I liked it. It's fun and I learned some interesting facts about Churchill. Of course it's silly, and they made up stuff like a diary for C. I can see why the boys liked it and am glad they are learning some history. It's a series and they actually devoured a bunch of these from the library.
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