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Richard Brassey

  • 5 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.
    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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    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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    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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    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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    2nd June 2016

    The Story of England

    A fascinating and informative look at the colourful history of England from bestselling author and illustrator, Richar... More

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    17th September 2008

    Faster, Further, Higher, Deeper: Triumphs in Transport

    For centuries, all over the world, dreamers and draughtsmen have wanted to explore the unknown; to go further than anyon... More

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    20th March 2003

    Brilliant Brits: The Beatles

    Children may think of The Beatles as figures from history, but everyone's heard of them and this introduction to them wi... More

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    21st August 2003

    Brilliant Brits: David Beckham

    From the day he started kicking a ball around, as a skinny little boy, to his position as captain of the England team an... More

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    1st February 1999

    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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