Start-Up History: Seaside Holidays by Jane Bingham, Ruth Nason
  

Start-Up History: Seaside Holidays

Written by Jane Bingham, Ruth Nason
Illustrated by
Part of the Start-Up History Series

Synopsis

Start-Up History: Seaside Holidays by Jane Bingham, Ruth Nason

Explore the history of Seaside Holidays from the emergence of British seaside resorts in the 19th century to the modern beach holidays of today, where people fly all around the globe. It considers why people went on holiday, how they got there and all the fun things they did there - from fairground rides to Punch and Judy. The simple text encourages children to think historically and compared holidays in the past with their experiences today.Start-Up History is a series of 6 titles looking at everyday objects and events from their historical perspective and encourages readers to ask questions about what they can see on the page and how that might relate to their own experiences building skills and historical vocabulary. Perfect introductory history texts for 5-7 KS1 readers.

About the Author

Jane Bingham is an experienced children's author and editor. She specializes in history and contemporary issues. Ruth Nason has been involved in Religious Education publishing since the early 1980s when the major World Religions became increasingly part of the school curriculum. She has edited and written many books on world religions, including for Batsford Educational (in the 1980s), Oxford University Press Educational Division, Wayland and Evans Brothers. She therefore has close contacts with RE advisers and with educational representatives of the world faiths in Britain. Her work in this area of publishing has led to a lively interest in 'interfaith relations'.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
24 pages

Author

Jane Bingham, Ruth Nason
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Publisher

Franklin Watts Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

9th October 2014

ISBN

9781445134963


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