Avoid Sailing with Christopher Columbus!
Avoid Sailing with Christopher Columbus! by Fiona MacDonald
Book DescriptionThe amusing illustrations and descriptive text provide an interesting insight into the age of sea exploration and the meeting of cultures in the New World. The book serves as an enlightening introduction to the life of Christopher Columbus, including his struggles to finance his journeys, his sometimes infamous behaviour and his final lonely days. Informative captions, a comprehensive glossary and an index make this title an ideal and fun introduction to the conventions of non-fiction texts. It is an ideal text for Key Stage 2 shared and guided reading and helps achieve the goals of the Scottish Standard Curriculum 5-14.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781904642121
(240mm x 212mm x 2mm)
Imprint: Book House
Publisher: Salariya Book Company Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Fiona MacDonald
Fiona Macdonald studied history at Cambridge University and at the University of East Anglia. She has taught in adult education and in schools and universities, and is the author of numerous books for children on historical topics. 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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