The Story of Britain

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This sumptious book is a wonderful first-introduction to British history. Masters of illustrated non-fiction, Mick Manning and Brita Granström tell the story of Britain from the Stone Age up to the present in a truly integrated narrative of text and illustration. It moves throughs the Iron Age, Stonehenge, the Celts, the Romans and the Anglo-Saxons and Vikings, then on to the marvels of the Medieval era, the Tudors and Stuarts, the Industrial Revolution, the Victorians and the 20th century right up to the modern day. The exciting story is supplemented by many amazing facts and introduces key figures from kings, queens and military leaders to scientists, artists and writers. History doesn't have to be horrible - here it is gripping, fascinating and fun!

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Mick Manning and Brita Granström are a creative team who work together on both text and illustration. Together they have produced many titles for Franklin Watts and won many awards, including the Silver Smarties prize for The World Is Full of Babies, the TES information book award for What's Under the Bed? and the English Association non-fiction award for Wash, Scrub, Brush! and Voices of the Rainforest and, in 2014, Charlie's War Illustrated - Remembering World War I. They live in the Scottish Borders.

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The perfect introduction to the fascinating history of our nation ... The exciting story is supplemented by many amazing facts and introduces key figures from kings, queens and military leaders to scientists, artists and writers ... who could fail to find history enthralling when presented so well? * Parents In Touch * This gem of a book covers everything you could possibly need to know about our green and pleasant land * The Best New Children's Books 2015 * Only Manning and Granstrom could have condensed the history of Britain into an absorbing and useful book for children which is also attractive * Carousel * An entertaining and informative guide through the story of Britain * School Librarian * A brilliant introduction to the history of Britain. * Primary Times * Manning and Granstrom want to make history attractive and accessible for young readers and in this they have succeeded yet again * Books for Keeps * Absolutely stuffed to the brim with characters, facts and figures from each period of history. An utterly absorbing and brilliant history book. * Read It Daddy *

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