The Canal Diggers A Tale of the Manchester Ship Canal by Jon Blake
  

Synopsis

The Canal Diggers A Tale of the Manchester Ship Canal by Jon Blake

Aimed at 7-11 year olds, each book in the Sparks series looks at a major event in British history through the eyes of fictional and real-life characters. This story looks at the building of the Manchester Ship Canal during the Victorian era.

About the Author

Jon Blake

Jon Blake's writing career began at the tender age of nine with his modestly titled newspaper, 'World Times'. His first book was published several years later, after a short career "being trodden into the ground by the Youth" as a teacher. He has since written many books for children including You're a Hero, Daley B!, and a trilogy of early readers about Little Stupendo, a stunt-girl extraordinaire!

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
64 pages

Author

Jon Blake
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Author's Website

www.jonblake.co.uk/

Publisher

Franklin Watts Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Books

Publication date

25th May 2000

ISBN

9780749635459


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