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Britannia: Great Stories from British History (Paperback)
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Britannia: Great Stories from British History (Paperback)

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Paperback 264 Pages / Published: 27/02/2014
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King Canute, Lady Godiva, Guy Fawkes, Bonnie Prince Charlie, Grace Darling and other famous names live again in these 101 tragic, comic, stirring tales of adventure, folly and wickedness. Spanning nearly three thousand years, and including stories as up-to-date as Live Aid, the Braer Oil Tanker disaster and the Hadron Collider, each story includes a note on what really happened.

Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
ISBN: 9781444013900
Number of pages: 264
Weight: 1098 g
Dimensions: 273 x 231 x 17 mm


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A Beautifully written and impressively comprehensive collection...featuring giants and ghosts alongside monarchs, scientists and explorers ...a fantastic starting point for young historians. -- TEACH PRIMARY * TEACH PRIMARY *
[Geraldine McCaughrean's] one of the best storytellers around - if not the best. 5/5 stars * THE BOOKBAG *
This is an inspiring collection ... a very impressive book * THE GOOD BOOK GUIDE *
This beautifully illustrated book is a must for any bookshelf. It's packed with fascinating tales from British history, brought to life by award-winning Geraldine McCaughrean. Ghost stories, love stories, stories of war and rebellion, there is a tale for everyone here. A treasure chest to dip into again and again. * TBK MAGAZINE *
History, folklore, myth and propaganda blend in this compendium of stories, which are a manageable length with lively illustrations' * TELEGRAPH MAGAZINE *
These stories would read aloud brilliantly. They are the work of an expert storyteller ... Looks good, feels good and is good. * CAROUSEL *

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