Avoid Working on the Statue of Liberty! by John Malam


Avoid Working on the Statue of Liberty! by John Malam

The year is 1871 and you are about to be involved in the building of America's most famous landmark - the Statue of Liberty! Find out the hard way what was it like to help design, commission and construct what was the world's tallest monument, from Liberty's French conception to its completion in America 21 years later. The humorous cartoon-style illustrations and the narrative approach encourage readers to get emotionally involved with the characters, aiding their understanding of how one of the world's most famous landmarks came to be built. 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

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
Interest Age: 7-11


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Publication date

20th March 2009



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