Florence Nightingale by Stewart Ross


Florence Nightingale by Stewart Ross

This title looks at the life and work of Florence Nightingale. Children learn about the Crimean War, features of hospitals and how and why people become famous. Using historical photographs, paintings and a simple map, children can discover why Florence went to the Crimea and what changes she made. The best selling Start-Up series of books have now been rewritten to emphasise the cross-curricular teaching potential of each title. They will provide notes and activities, spread by spread, highlighting ways in which learning can be extended in various subject areas for KS1. The other key changes on the original series will be revamped end sections featuring extension learning details together with the latest internet and web resource information.

About the Author

Stewart Ross

After several years teaching at a variety of institutions in Britain, the USA, the Middle East and Sri Lanka, Stewart Ross became a full-time writer eleven years ago. With over 175 published titles to his credit, in a remarkably short time he has become one of Britain’s most popular and versatile authors.

Current projects include a third adult novel, five volumes in Hodder's Survivors series of children's historical fiction, more volumes in their Stories From History for young children, several other historical stories and works of non-fiction, a Jubilee revue, and a musical with Paul Englishby (musical director of Captain Corelli's Mandolin'). A frequent lecturer, notably on the QE2, and occasional journalist and broadcaster, Stewart lives near Canterbury with his wife and four children. Each morning escapes domestic hubbub by commuting ten metres to work in a large hut in the garden.

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24 pages


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Publication date

5th May 2010



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