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Vince Cross taught for a number of years before he wrote and produced million-selling cassettes of music for children. He has also written books for Picadilly Press, OUP, Macmillan and Scholastic. He lives in Northampton.
My Royal Story : Princess Hatsheput's Diary 1490 BC | In 1490 BC, Asha, the daughter of King Tuthmosis, lives a carefree life at the royal court in Thebes. But when a prophecy foretells that ‘a young woman will prove to be the best man in the Two Kingdoms’, she’s soon caught up in a whirlwind of treason, treachery and danger…
I Was There... is a perfect introduction for younger readers into stories from the past, allowing children to imagine that they were really there. I Was There... Alone in the Trenches tells the incredible true story of a young girl lost in the trenches and how the soldiers she met there helped her find her family. Brilliantly reimagined by My Story author, Vince Cross, readers aged 7+ will love this vivid first-hand account of a child's experience of WWI.
Experience history first-hand with My Story! My Story: Berlin Olympics winds the clock back to 1936, the year the Olympics took place in Nazi Germany. London-born Eleanor Rhys Davies's dream comes true when she is selected to represent Britain as a swimmer. But Berlin under Hitler can be a hostile place, and Eleanor is witness to the murmurings that will finally erupt into WWII.
My Story: Blitz is a thrilling wartime tale about two siblings evacuated to Wales. It's 1940, and with London under fire Edie and her little brother are evacuated to Wales. Miles from home and missing her family, Edie is determined to be strong, but when life in the countryside proves tougher than in the capital she is torn between obeying her parents and protecting her brother. Experience history first-hand with My Story in this all-new look!
Joe Read was 15 years old when he was caught up in a moment in history no one will ever forget. Winston Churchill called it 'a miracle of deliverance' when over 300,000 British and allied soldiers were rescued from the beaches of Dunkirk by a fleet of over 800 boats. Joe and his father Wally risked their lives taking their pleasure craft, the New Britannic, across the channel. Joe's story is told here for the first time.
This is a new title to add to the popular My Story series. A young girl athlete has the chance of a lifetime when she qualifies to compete in the 1936 Berlin Olympics. This is a perfect title to publish in the 2012 Olympic year.
Andy's in a wheelchair - but that doesn't stop him rocking out with his friends every week as they jam together. And one teacher reckons they're so good that they should form a band and enter a TV talent contest. Question is, are they good enough? Fun music story.
2010 sees the 70th anniversary of the evacuation of the allies at Dunkirk. The lives of 338,226 men were saved in 861 vessels. This story of one of the young men who aided in the evacuation is not heard for the very first time. Joe Read was only 15 years old wen he crossed the channel in his father's lifeboat, Brittanic, and braved artillery fire and German bombing to rescue British Expeditionary Forces.
BLITZ is a thrilling wartime tale about two siblings evacuated to Wales. It's 1940, and with London under fire Edie and her little brother are evacuated to Wales. Miles from home and missing her family, Edie is determined to be strong, but when life in the countryside proves tougher than in the capital she is torn between obeying her parents and protecting her brother...