Off with Their Heads! All the Cool Bits in British History by Martin Oliver
  

Synopsis

Off with Their Heads! All the Cool Bits in British History by Martin Oliver

Off With Their Heads! is the exciting history of Britain in easy to digest, bite-sized chunks, which is sure to inspire a love of history that will last a lifetime. A lovely gift from parent to child and a perfect learning companion to help all school children get to grips with British history. Contents include: 'Rules to remember the rulers of Britain', 'Become an expert on the inventions of the Industrial Revolution', 'Be wise to the bloody battles of the Hundred Years War', 'Get to grips with the gunpowder plot' and 'Learn a poem to understand the events leading up to WW1'

Reviews

The best way to teach history to children is by being honest about the gory lusts of our ancestors... unlike the Horrible Histories series, this one book gives us all the important bits of British history boiled down to palatable chunks... and it's perfectly illustrated. I'd have loved this when I was younger Waterstones Books Quarterly Canters through British history from Ancient Britons to the 2013 Olympic Games Books for Keeps

About the Author

Since starting his career as an author, Martin Oliver has written over 20 books for children covering subjects as wide-ranging as pirates, pharaohs and puzzle adventures. He's also written two titles in the popular Knowledge series, Dead Dinosaurs and Groovy Movies (Scholastic Publishing) Martin lives in Teddington, near London, with his wife, Andrea, and their two daughters, Katie and Isabelle. The Boys Book 2 is his first title for Buster books. Andrew Pinder (London 1955) initially studied archaeology, and worked as an archaeologist and prehistorian, directing excavations and producing illustrations for museums, books and specialist publications. He came to live in Mallorca in 1986 and began to work as an illustrator, painter and muralist. He has had numerous one man exhibitions on Mallorca and has work in various public and private collections As an illustrator he has worked on more than twenty books, mainly for children, in Catalan, Spanish and English.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
128 pages
Interest Age: From 8

Author

Martin Oliver
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Publisher

Buster Books an imprint of Michael O'Mara Books Ltd

Publication date

2nd May 2013

ISBN

9781780551340


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