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Designing Places and Spaces Band 17/Diamond Adrian Bradbury, Cliff Moon, Collins Big Cat

Collins
Paperback / softback 56 pages

ISBN:
9780007186822
Size:
265 x 192 x 4mm
Published:
1st Sep 2009
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Series:
Collins Big Cat
For National Curriculum Key Stage 1
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Overview

What's the tallest building in the world? How long did it take to build the Eiffel Tower? How have cars developed? Find out the answers and trace how designs have changed through the years and across the world in this visually stunning information book.* Diamond/Band 17 books offer more complex, underlying themes to give opportunities for children to understand causes and points of view.* Text type: An information book.* The spider diagram on pages 54-55 shows how design affects all aspects of our lives and helps children to recap what they've read.* Additional information retrieval devices such as a glossary and index can be evaluated for their usefulness as children develop critical reading skills.* Curriculum links: Design and Technology: Shelters.* This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader

Author

Adrian Bradbury was born in Manchester and worked as a PE teacher before moving overseas to teach English in Europe, the Middle East and Far East. After returning to England he worked as Deputy Head in three schools and now divides his time between teaching and writing. As well as writing educational materials for HarperCollins and other publishers, he also writes humorous football books for children. His hobbies include playing the piano and all sports.

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