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It’s August AD 78, and Claudia is at the Forum in the great city of Pompeii. It’s a day of strange encounters and even odder portents. When the ground shakes, Claudia is convinced it is a bad omen. What does it all mean? And why is she so disturbed by Vesuvius, the great volcano that looms over the city?
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... Tutankhamun's Tomb tells the thrilling story of a young Egyptian boy assisting Howard Carter's team of archaeologists in 1922 as they make a life-changing discovery in the Valley of the Kings. Brilliantly reimagined, readers aged 7+ will love this vivid first-hand account of a child's experience of one of history's most exciting archaeological finds. The perfect read for children intrigued by all things Ancient Egypt.
Build your child's reading confidence at home with books at the right level Russia is a huge, varied country with big cities, small villages and wildernesses full of wildlife. It has an amazing history of Tsars and rebellions and bloody revolutions, as well as being a major power in the world today. In this book, find out what life is like in the largest nation on Earth. * Pearl/Band 18 books offer fluent readers a complex, substantial text with challenging themes to facilitate sustained comprehension, bridging the gap between a reading programme and longer chapter books. * Text type: an information book * Curriculum links: geography, history
This popular, widely recommended, text supports trainees on primary initial teacher training courses where a secure knowledge and understanding of English is required for the award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). A rigorous and focused test enables trainees to identify their strengths and weaknesses in English. This test can be revisited at key stages in their course as a tool to monitor and evaluate progress. The fourth edition has been updated in line with the new National Curriculum, includes more information on expanding and developing a knowledge of English and is linked to the 2012 Teachers' Standards.
Susan Reid is a 65 year old a new comer to poetry. She is born and bred in Sheffield Yorkshire and moved to Bristol in 1964 where she gave birth to 4 adorable children 3 Daughters and a son. On writing these poems the last count of grand-children was 10 with additional 6 great-grandchildren. She now lives in Scotland with Husband James
Dora Thewlis or 'Baby Suffragette' as she became known by the tabloids was only sixteen years old when she was arrested at a demonstration outside the Houses of Parliament. The story of the determined young weaver from Huddersfield captured the imagination of the nation.
Pompeii is an engaging story of one of history's most eruptive disasters. It's August AD 78 and Claudia is at the Forum in Pompeii. It's a day of strange encounters and even odder portents. When the ground shakes Claudia is convinced it is a bad omen. What does it all mean? And why is she so disturbed by Vesuvius, the great volcano that looms over the city...
In spring 1842, Eliza is shocked when she is sent to work in the Manchester cotton mills - the noisy, suffocating mills. The work is backbreaking and dangerous - and when she sees her friends' lives wrecked by poverty, sickness and unrest, Eliza realizes she must fight to escape the fate of a mill girl.