Victorian Times by Jillian Powell
  

Synopsis

Victorian Times by Jillian Powell

Each book in this delightful, child-friendly series focuses on a different period in history, from Ancient Egypt right up to World War 2. Children will love learning about each era, and then following the simple instructions to make useful or interesting objects from that time. Age-appropriate and accessible, the books are jam-packed with great ideas and perfect for use at home or in the classroom. In Craft Box: Victorian Times, you can learn how to make a Penny Black stamp, a barrel organ, a silhouette portrait, a bellows camera, a spinning top, a Victorian police helmet, a Jubilee souvenir, a model of the Crystal Palace, a Victorian calling card, a terrarium, a candlestick telephone and a cornucopia! Fun facts on every spread give background information about the Victorian era and its people, from the engineers, explorers and inventors who are still famous today, to Queen Victoria herself. A Further Information spread suggests age-appropriate websites and books, so children can go away and learn more about the Victorians. A glossary explains any tricky words, and will help to further increase children's knowledge and understanding of the era.

About the Author

Jillian Powell has an MA in English from Cambridge University and an M.Phil in Art History from the Courtauld Institute, London. She is an experienced writer of children's fiction and non-fiction, and has written on many social issues.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Jillian Powell
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Publisher

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

Publication date

13th November 2014

ISBN

9780750284196


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