The History Detective Investigates: Stone Age to Iron Age by Clare Hibbert
  

Synopsis

The History Detective Investigates: Stone Age to Iron Age by Clare Hibbert

Find out all about the first Britons, nomadic hunter-gatherers who came from mainland Europe to settle in England bringing wooden spears, flint handaxes and animals with them. Stone Age to Iron Age tells the story of how these people settled and began farming the land. They built villages of timber and stone houses such as Skara Brae on Orkney. Stonehenge is perhaps the most famous monument of this period, a technological marvel of the time built by raising over 80 blue stones to create the 'henge'. The Bronze Age bought with it metalworking using copper, tin and gold to make tools and beautiful everyday objects. The Iron Age was known for its hill forts, farming and art and culture. Contains maps, paintings, artefacts and photographs to show how early Britons lived. Ideally suited for readers age 8+ or teachers who are looking for books to support the new curriculum for 2014.

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An attractive book that uses a rich combination of words and photographs. Kate Agnew (Children's Bookshop, Muswell Hill)

About the Author

CLARE HIBBERT has written more than 200 information books for children. History and natural history are her favourite topics. She has been shortlisted for the Aventis Junior Science Prize, highly commended by the Geographical Association, commended by NASEN and won Practical Pre-School Gold Awards. She lives in Kent with her husband, two children and a rather pesky lurcher.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Clare Hibbert
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Publisher

Wayland (Publishers) Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

14th April 2016

ISBN

9780750281973


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