Avoid Being a Convict Sent to Australia! by Meredith Costain
  

Synopsis

Avoid Being a Convict Sent to Australia! by Meredith Costain

This book contains amusing illustrations and descriptive text, which provide an interesting insight into the harsh realities faced by convicts under the old penal system, and the beginnings of colonial enterprise. Informative captions, a complete glossary and an index make this an ideal and fun introduction to the conventions of non-fiction texts. This is an ideal text for Key Stage 2 shared and guided reading 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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Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Meredith Costain
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Publication date

1st May 2005

ISBN

9781904642787


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