Collins Big Cat Antony and Cleopatra: Band 17/Diamond by John Dougherty
  

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Collins Big Cat Antony and Cleopatra: Band 17/Diamond by John Dougherty

A beautiful and powerful, retelling of the ultimate love story, between Anthony and the Egyptian queen, Cleopatra. But when war reopens old wounds, even a love as strong as theirs will struggle to survive. Diamond/Band 17 books offer more complex, underlying themes to give opportunities for children to understand causes and points of view. Text type: Fiction from our literary heritage Curriculum links: English: fiction from the English literary heritage

About the Author

John Dougherty

John Dougherty was born in Larne, Northern Ireland. He studied psychology at university and then tried his hand at a number of jobs including YMCA hostel worker, factory machine operator, and unsuccessful singer-songwriter, before becoming a primary school teacher.

Whilst John was teaching, his interest in children's literature was reawakened and he soon began writing stories and pestering publishers with them. After the publication of Zeus on the Loose (2004) he left teaching and took up writing full-time, only with more tea breaks. More recent books include the critically-acclaimed Stinkbomb & Ketchup-Face series and his poetry collection, Dinosaurs & Dinner-Ladies.

His books have been shortlisted for a number of prestigious awards and chosen for various book of the week/year roundups by the broadsheets, but more importantly, they make children giggle.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
56 pages
Interest Age: From 10

Author

John Dougherty
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Author's Website

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Publisher

Collins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
www.collins.co.uk

Publication date

3rd January 2017

ISBN

9780008179519


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