Knight by Helen Greathead


Knight by Helen Greathead

Tough Jobs! is a new narrative non-fiction series covering popular historical topics through a variety of colourful jobs in a down-to-earth, readable style, with plenty of toilet humour! Each chapter features a double page fact spread and there is a glossary at the end. In Knight you are a page, a trainee knight. Experience what it's like to live in a castle and sometimes even clank about in armour. You are trained not just to fight, but to hunt, read poetry and serve at table, too! You'll find it's a tough job being a knight.


'Written in an accessible style with humorous illustrations, they are great for engaging reluctant readers as well as educating them about a historical period.'

About the Author

Helen Greathead is a highly experienced creator, editor, project manager and writer of successful non-fiction titles and series. She spent 14 years at Scholastic Children's Books where she commissioned series, including Horrible Histories. She began a freelance career in 2003, and titles she has written include the Now You Know series (Scholastic) and the Design and Make series (Watts).

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64 pages


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Publication date

1st September 2008



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