Richard Brassey - Author

About the Author

Richard Brassey is the author and illustrator of a host of colourful and original non-fiction books for children, among them the bestselling Nessie the Loch Ness Monster and The Story of Scotland, which won the TES/Saltire Society Award. He lives in London.

Featured books by Richard Brassey

Story of the Olympics

Story of the Olympics

5+ readers 7+ readers

Author: Richard Brassey Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/06/2016

Records and reputations, cheats and champs, victors and venues - here's the lowdown on the modern Olympic games, from bestselling author and illustrator, Richard Brassey.

Other books by Richard Brassey

Nessie The Loch Ness Monster

Nessie The Loch Ness Monster

Author: Richard Brassey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/12/2018

Millions of years ago, the northern tip of Scotland was a separate island, until it crashed into the mainland. The prehistoric sea monsters rushed to escape ... all except for Nessie! Ever since, people have claimed to see her as vehemently as others have denied her existence. And there have been some crazed and cunning plans to trap this elusive creature. What are the facts and what is only legend? With humour and historical accuracy, Richard Brassey tells the irresistible tale for readers everywhere.

The Story of England

The Story of England

Author: Richard Brassey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/06/2016

A fascinating and informative look at the colourful history of England from bestselling author and illustrator, Richard Brassey. This is the history of England, told with Richard's trademark humour and verve, and illustrated in full colour on every page. From 1066 to the present day, through civil wars, great fires and mighty monarchs, Richard explores the rich and exciting history of England with fun and fascinating facts and stories!

Story of the Olympics

Story of the Olympics

5+ readers 7+ readers

Author: Richard Brassey Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/06/2016

Records and reputations, cheats and champs, victors and venues - here's the lowdown on the modern Olympic games, from bestselling author and illustrator, Richard Brassey.

The Story of England

The Story of England

Author: Richard Brassey Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/08/2015

This is the history of England, told with Richard Brassey's typical humour and verve, and illustrated in full colour on every page. From the first settlements to the present day, through civil wars, great fires and mighty kings and queens, Richard explores the rich and exciting history of England with fun and fascinating facts and stories!

The Story of the World Cup

The Story of the World Cup

Author: Richard Brassey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/04/2014

This is a colourful history of the World Cup from the author of THE STORY OF THE OLYMPICS. From the first tournament in Uruguay to England's legendary 1966 win and beyond, with red cards, penalty shoot-outs and goals galore, there are fun facts football fans can use to impress their family and friends. This book will delight fans of all ages, and is great value for money at GBP4.99 in full colour. This fun and fascinating exploration of the history of the World Cup is perfect for football fans everywhere.

Robin Hood

Robin Hood

Author: Richard Brassey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/04/2013

From medieval times to the modern day, people have been fascinated by tales of the famous outlaw who allegedly robbed the rich to give to the poor. But who was Robin Hood really - aristocrat or commoner, hero or villain? Myths abound and in this book, with all the humour and affection of the bestselling NESSIE, Richard Brassey gently pokes fun at the falsehoods while pursuing the truth.

The Story Of Scotland

The Story Of Scotland

Author: Richard Brassey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/1999

The story of Scotland from the Ice Age to the Vikings, the Picts and the Romans, to Robert the Bruce, Mary Queen of Scots, Bonnie Prince Charlie, Flora Macdonald, Sir Walter Scott, Logie Baird, Keir Hardie and many more famous Scots up to the present day. Each page is packed with colourful pictures and witty captions and speech bubbles, and a pithy text gives the facts and tells the story.This is a fun book, but it covers the material in a way that will make it attractive both to schools and to tourists. With NESSIE, THE LOCH NESS MONSTER a continuing bestseller in Scotland, Richard Brassey is the perfect author/illustrator for a book that should have a long life ahead. His co-author, Stewart Ross, is an ex-teacher with a special interest in Scottish history.

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