100 Facts on Arms and Armour by Ruper Matthews
  

100 Facts on Arms and Armour

Written by Ruper Matthews
Illustrated by
Part of the 100 Facts Series

RRP £6.99

Notify me
when in stock

As soon as this book is back in stock we will send you an email.

Synopsis

100 Facts on Arms and Armour by Ruper Matthews

100 Facts Arms and Armour is bursting with exactly 100 amazing facts, fascinating images and fun activities to help children aged 6-10 years learn everything they need to know about the history of combat. - Covers arms and armour from ancient times to modern-day warfare.- Quizzes throughout help your child to recall facts they've learned.- Fascinating facts add amazement and humour to learning for kids. Synopsis - Product details100 Facts Arms and Armour covers key topics about the art of attack and defence with exciting numbered facts for young learners. Each fact is accompanied by beautiful illustrations and photographs, which add visual meaning to the information for kids aged 6-10 years. Topics covered in 100 Facts Arms and Armour: - Changes through the ages in the function of armour and materials for arms.- The difference in appearance of knights and warriors from around the world.- Modern developments on the battlefield such as chemical weapons. 'I don't believe it' fascinating facts: - The oldest signs of warfare come from Krapina, Croatia. Human bones over 120,000 years old have been found there that show marks caused by stone spearheads.- At the Battle of Agincourt in France in 1415, the English killed 10,000 Frenchmen, but only about 100 Englishmen lost their lives.- In the Fiji Islands, warriors would often use a wooden club shaped like a pineapple to attack their victims! Activities to make learning accessible and interactive: - Make Zulu puppets using card, ice-lolly sticks and crayons.- Quiz question: How was leather armour treated to make it tough?- Create Sashimono flags using just paper and string.

About the Author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback
48 pages

Author

Ruper Matthews
More books by Ruper Matthews

Publisher

Miles Kelly Publishing Ltd

Publication date

1st March 2009

ISBN

9781848101043


It’s so easy to find the right book for your child. Such an easy-to-use, yet in-depth website. 100% reliable.

Pippa, Jack, Liam & Matthew Wils

I love all the books they recommend & put up for me to review. I also love the fact that they give new authors the chance to share their boo

Daisy Pennock – age 15

At @HHSHaringey we love @lovereading4kids because our pupils can practice reviewing & get free upcoming books before anyone else!

Helen Swinyard – Heartlands High

Love “Lovereading4kids” as my son gets to hear about & read new books before his mates which keeps him interested in reading=a very happy Mum

Liz Evans

I love ‘LoveReading 4 kids’ because they let you read and learn things you’d never dreamed of learning before.

Emily Horncastle – age 11

I love finding new books to read. My mummy and me look at the new ones coming out. I have written reviews of some of them!

Jessica Cobbin – age 7

I am so pleased to have signed my kids up as they are reading a much wider range of books and even choosing books out of their comfort zone.

Angela East

I love Lovereading as it provides an honest opinion and showcases a range of fiction. Suited to both parents & kids alike, it’s a must-use.

Georgie Rowe – age 16
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools
****