Britain in the Past: Anglo-Saxons Moira Butterfield

Franklin Watts Ltd
Hardback 32 pages

ISBN:
9781445140605
Size:
267 x 217 x 10mm
Published:
28th May 2015
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Britain in the Past
For National Curriculum Key Stage 2
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Overview

Britain in the Past aims to give younger children an understanding of everyday life in Britain for both rich and poor through fact-filled text, exciting illustrations and photographs of artefacts and re-enactors. Feature boxes, maps and lists complete the picture.Anglo-Saxons offers a look at life in Britain from after the Romans left our shores to 1066, allowing young readers to imagine themselves taking part in Anglo-Saxon life.

Author

I have been writing for many years in a number of different genres, from books for babies up to books for 11 year-olds plus. I like to try new things and tackle new subjects, so I don't limit myself to one type of book. One month I might be writing about history, and the next month I might be creating an imaginary story. Examples of my work have been selected for national Key Stage study in the UK, and in the USA I was commended by the Library of Congress for my work in non-fiction, which they felt encouraged reluctant readers. I work with visuals always in mind, and love the challenge of getting across information or an exciting story with good graphics to back it up. Lately I have been blogging about the craft of writing, and I've also appeared at National Book Festivals, which I think of as the most challenging thing of all to do! I get a lot of emails from children around the world, inspired by one of my books they have read, and that gives me great pleasure.

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