Books written by John Wilson

A Soldier's Sketchbook

Tundra Books (NY) | March 7, 2017 | 112 pages
Russell Rabjohn was just eighteen years old when he joined up to fight in the First World War. In his three years of soldiering, he experienced the highs and lows of army life, from a carefree leave in Paris to the anguish of seeing friends die around him. Like many soldiers, he defied army... More Info

Flames of the Tiger

Heritage House Publishing Co | April 1, 2015 | 176 pages
An honest portrayal of the complexities of World War II and the impact of propaganda on the young.  More Info

Graves of Ice: The Lost Franklin Expedition

Scholastic Canada | January 1, 2014 | 194 pages
A dramatic Arctic adventure set during Sir John Franklin's doomed search for the Northwest Passage George Chambers is a fourteen-year-old aboard HMS Erebus, one of two ships under the command of Sir John Franklin on his quest to discover the Northwest Passage. But when the Erebus and Terror are... More Info

Wings of War

Doubleday of Canada | July 22, 2014 | 256 pages
A boy-friendly book set during World War One, published for the centennary of the war and accompanied by a digital component to boost interest from the school and library market. It's the early 1900s and Edward Setten is growing up in the prairies fascinated by his uncle, who is one of the very... More Info