Who's Who in: British History - Who's Who in (Paperback)Robert Fowke (author)
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'Who's Who in British History' contains biographies of 250 of the most important people in British history. Written in an informal, friendly style, the book provides essential information about their lives. Aimed at children of 8-12 years, the book is easy to use, with cross references, a glossary and an index. The text is interspersed with appealing cartoon-style illustrations.
Includes a huge range of biographies from kings and queens, artists, saints, writers, inventors, sporting heroes, explorers, politicians and statesmen, philanthropists, pilots, rebels and villains, pretenders to the throne to teachers, warriors and fashion victims.
Expert consultant: Dr Miles Taylor of King's College, University of London.
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 280 g
Dimensions: 215 x 136 x 20 mm
Informative, reliable and hugely entertaining, this is a valuable work of reference which should be not only in every school library but also in every home. * Richard Perceval Graves *
An excellent idea for the general bookshelf. * Financial Times, July 2000 *
Two really useful A-Z biographical dictionaries. * Achuka website, Sept 2000 *
This book is a gem. I read it almost by chance, and was soon as engrossed as my ten-year-old son by the lives of the people who have made Britain what she is today. It will be very useful to every young student of history, and will inform and entertain adults as well. * amazon.co.uk, Sept 2000 *
The guide is interesting and informative, and written in an entertaining and amusing manner.
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