The Commonwealth Games by Moira Butterfield


The Commonwealth Games by Moira Butterfield

With Glasgow 2014 around the corner, The Commonwealth Games is an invaluable ready-reference guide for young readers to the sports included in the competition. The book offers a look at the history of both the Commonwealth and the British Empire Games before adding key information about the sporting events that will make up the Games in 2014. Filled with facts, stats and full-colour photographs, The Commonwealth Games is an ideal introduction to Commonwealth sport.


A handy primer for everyone interested. Belfast Telegraph

About the Author

I have been writing for many years in a number of different genres, from books for babies up to books for 11 year-olds plus. I like to try new things and tackle new subjects, so I don't limit myself to one type of book. One month I might be writing about history, and the next month I might be creating an imaginary story. Examples of my work have been selected for national Key Stage study in the UK, and in the USA I was commended by the Library of Congress for my work in non-fiction, which they felt encouraged reluctant readers. I work with visuals always in mind, and love the challenge of getting across information or an exciting story with good graphics to back it up. Lately I have been blogging about the craft of writing, and I've also appeared at National Book Festivals, which I think of as the most challenging thing of all to do! I get a lot of emails from children around the world, inspired by one of my books they have read, and that gives me great pleasure.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 9


Moira Butterfield
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Publication date

15th May 2014



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