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Richard Brassey

  • 4 stars across 23 books
    Richard Brassey is the author and illustrator of a host of colourful and original non-fiction books for children, among them the bestselling NESSIE THE LOCH NESS MONSTER and THE STORY OF SCOTLAND, which won the TES/SALTIRE SOCIETY AWARD. He lives in Essex. Visit his website at http://www.richardbrassey.com.
    4th March 2021

    Greyfriars Bobby

    The famous classic Scottish tale based on the true story of a dog's lifetime devotion to his master, first published i... More

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    1st May 2012

    The Story of the Olympics

    A brilliant introduction to the history of The Olympics, from the traditional games of Ancient Greece, to their revival ... More

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    10th April 2014

    The Story of the World Cup

    This is a colourful history of the World Cup from the author of THE STORY OF THE OLYMPICS. From the first tournamen... More

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    20th March 2003

    Henry VIII

    The life of Henry VIII is a wonderful subject for Richard Brassey to interpret through his comic, colourful pictures and... More

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    5th April 2012

    The Queen

    Between April and July 2012, extensive celebrations will celebrate the diamond jubilee of the Queen's reign. Following t... More

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    15th March 2001

    The Story of Ireland

    Comic, colourful and succinct, with short text-bytes, lots of pictures and jokey captions, this is a brilliant introduct... More

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    7th June 2012

    King Arthur

    When Arthur's third-grade class competes at the Middle Ages Fair against Glenbrook Academy, they lose at Merlin's Labyri... More

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    3rd August 2009

    Nelson

    Flora and Annie are off to stay with their grandparents for the summer. The girls will travel on their own from Cape Tow... More

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    28th September 2009

    Elizabeth I?

    Each title is a biography of one person's life, achievements and the problems they faced. The series covers many histori... More

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    5th June 2014

    The Story of World War One

    It began 100 years ago. They said it would be over by Christmas. They were wrong! Read about the tanks and trenches, b... More

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