While The Bombs Fell by Robbie Cheadle & Elsie Hancy Eaton — A Review

A huge thank you to Professor Charles French for his wonderful review of While the Bombs Fell. Mom and I are delighted.

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This is a small book, only in length, but please do not be misled by its relatively short size. It is a wonderful historical read, and it is full of interesting and captivating details of life during World War Two as seen through the eyes of a child.

Robbie Cheadle and Elsie Hancy Eaton do a marvelous job of pulling the reader into the child’s perspective, who finds wonder and joy, even in this terrible historical period. I loved reading about how the family survived with what they had and still managed to maintain the important aspects of life regardless of the hardships of the time.

The details are fascinating, and the added recipes are delightful. If you are interested in history or a captivating tale, then I recommend this book highly!

I was enthralled in the story from the very beginning through to the end. I have tended to…

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47 thoughts on “While The Bombs Fell by Robbie Cheadle & Elsie Hancy Eaton — A Review

      1. Oh now that’s interesting. To be honest with you, I’ve read just three memoirs or memoir-ish books in my entire life, but you do have me intrigued now. 😀

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  1. Congratulations on this great review, Robbie! I love that you wrote this with your Mom. It sounds.like a wonderful way for children to learn what serious hardships are, and that we can get through them. Hope your Dad is well soon.

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      1. Thank you, Robbie! I am sorry, there is no follow button, yet. Without the allowance to use WP.com, all these very use- and helpful things are canceld too. But i hope to find another solution. Enjoy a beautiful weekend as well. xx Michael


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