Avoid Sailing in the Spanish Armada! by John Malam


Avoid Sailing in the Spanish Armada! by John Malam

The humorous cartoon-style illustrations and the narrative approach in this book encourage readers to get emotionally involved with the characters and to follow the story from Spain to the English Channel, around Scotland and Ireland and back home again. Informative captions, a comprehensive glossary and an index make this title an ideal and fun introduction to the conventions of non-fiction texts. It is relevant to Key Stage 2 History and helps achieve the goals of the Scottish Standard Curriculum 5-14.

About the Author

David Antram was born in Brighton, England, in 1958. He studied at Eastbourne College of Art and then worked in advertising for 15 years before becoming a full-time illustrator. He has since illustrated well over 100 titles, mainly for children and young adults, including around 60 in the bestselling 'You Wouldn't Want to Be' series.

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32 pages


John Malam
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Publication date

1st September 2003



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