Avoid Fighting in the First Crusade! by Fiona MacDonald


Avoid Fighting in the First Crusade! by Fiona MacDonald

It is AD 1096 and you are a dashing young Christian knight about to travel thousands of miles to fight for your faith and defend the Holy Land. The humorous cartoon-style illustrations and the narrative approach encourages readers to get emotionally involved with the characters, aiding the understanding of what life would have been like for a crusader. Informative captions, a complete glossary and an index make this title the ideal introduction to the conventions of non-fiction texts for young readers. It is an ideal text for shared and guided reading for Key Stage 2 pupils within the framework of the National Literacy Strategy.

About the Author

Fiona Macdonald studied history at Cambridge University and at the University of East Anglia. She has taught in schools and colleges and has written numerous books for children.

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32 pages


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Publication date

1st June 2005



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