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Description - Avoid Sailing With Christopher Columbus! by Fiona MacDonald

The 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 Details

ISBN: 9781904642121
ISBN-10: 1904642128
Format: Paperback
(240mm x 212mm x mm)
Pages: 32
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 schools and colleges and has written numerous books for children. David Antram was born in Brighton in 1958. He studied at Eastbourne College of Art and then worked in advertising for 15 years before becoming a full-time artist. He has illustrated many children's non-fiction books.

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