It is AD 1096 and you are a dashing young Christian knight about to travel thousands of miles to fight for your faith and defend the Holy Land. The humorous cartoon-style illustrations and the narrative approach encourages readers to get emotionally involved with the characters, aiding the understanding of what life would have been like for a crusader. Informative captions, a complete glossary and an index make this title the ideal introduction to the conventions of non-fiction texts for young readers. It is an ideal text for shared and guided reading for Key Stage 2 pupils within the framework of the National Literacy Strategy.
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(240mm x 212mm x 3mm)
Publisher: Salariya Book Company Ltd
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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. Mark Bergin was born in Hastings, England, in 1961. He studied at Eastbourne College of Art and specialises in historical reconstructions, aviation and maritime subjects. He lives in Bexhill-on-Sea with his wife and children.