Roald Dahl by Chris Powling
  

Synopsis

Roald Dahl by Chris Powling

This new series of simple biographies has been created to support the Schemes of Work at KS1. Each title is highly illustrated with colour photographs and key words are highlighted and repeated in a border along the bottom of each page. Off-the-page activities, teachers' notes and suggestions for further work are also included.

About the Author

Chris Powling was born in 1943, in south London, where he still lives. He's taught at all levels in the state school system, from infants to postgraduates, and for ten years was headteacher of a London primary school.

Throughout his career, Chris has had a rich and diverse involvement with children's books - as a critic for national journals and newspapers (including THE GUARDIAN, THE OBSERVER, BOOKS FOR KEEPS, CAROUSEL and THE TIMES EDUCATIONAL SUPPLEMENT) and as a broadcaster for the BBC and various independent radio stations. He was the editor of BOOKS FOR KEEPS from 1989 till 1996 when it won the Eleanor Farjeon Award for services to children's literature, is a panel member for a national children's book club and has served on numerous prize committees. Currently, he is adult-books editor for Classic FM where he presents a monthly review on the programme Classic Newsnight.

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Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Chris Powling
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Publisher

Publication date

23rd July 2009

ISBN

9780237539016


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