Avoid Working in the Forbidden City! by Jacqueline Morley
  

Synopsis

Avoid Working in the Forbidden City! by Jacqueline Morley

You are a hard-working student in 18th-century China, aiming for a glittering career as a court official. You will have to study hard, and must always remember your place. Will the rewards of the job be worth the effort? The humorous cartoon-style illustrations and the narrative approach encourage readers to get emotionally involved with the characters, aiding their understanding of what life would have been like working in the Forbidden City. Informative captions, a complete glossary and an index make this title an ideal introduction to the conventions of non-fiction texts for young readers.

About the Author

Jacqueline Morley studied English at Oxford University. She has taught English and History and is the author of numerous books, including award-winning historical non-fiction titles for children. David Antram was born in Brighton in 1958. He studied at Eastbourne College of Art and then worked in advertising for 15 years before becoming a full-time artist. He has illustrated many children's non-fiction books.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: 7-11 years

Author

Jacqueline Morley
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Publisher

Book House an imprint of Salariya Book Company Ltd

Publication date

3rd April 2008

ISBN

9781905638574


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