An Intrepid History of Explorers by Izzi Howell
  

Synopsis

An Intrepid History of Explorers by Izzi Howell

Take a chronological look at a whole host of intrepid explorers. Blast around the world with the brave (and sometimes slightly foolish) men and women who crossed the icy poles, sailed uncharted waters, discovered continents, made friends (but more often enemies) of Native North and South American tribes and got mauled by lions in Africa and more. Discover if you would have had what it takes to be a ruthless conquistador, take part in a chilly Antarctic trek, navigate a viking ship or brave the long and dangerous Silk Road! Blast Through the Past takes a look at some of the weird jobs people in the past had to do and the skills they needed in order to explore new lands, win battles or make amazing breakthroughs in science. Get under the skin of the most famous and infamous, the cleverest and some of the the barmiest people who have shaped history. Blast Through the Past is a series aimed at children aged 8+. These books build historical skills at Key Stage 2 by encouraging children to consider cause and effect, and why certain events happened at certain times.

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Blast Through the Past is a series which will really appeal to children: it's engagingly presented and is very reader-friendly ... The lively layout will entice children into the book, where they will find easy to read text accompanying lots of illustrative material that makes history fascinating Parents In Touch

About the Author

Izzi Howell is the author and editor of many children's books. She loves to write about how science and technology affect our everyday lives, from the code in a mobile phone app to the forces that hold buildings in the air.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 7

Author

Izzi Howell
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Publisher

Franklin Watts Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

14th July 2016

ISBN

9781445149318


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