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Richard Brassey

  • 4 stars across 13 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.
    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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    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 September 2011

    Great Stories from British History

    King Canute, Lady Godiva, Guy Fawkes, Bonnie Prince Charlie, Grace Darling and other famous names live again in these 10... More

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    19th August 2004

    Britannia: 100 Great Stories From British History

    These are the stories of Britain?s past that children in England, Scotland and Wales used to grow up on. Often discre... More

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    1st March 2002

    Daredevils and Desperadoes: 20 Stories from British History

    These stories from Geraldine McCaughrean's magnificent BRITANNIA: 100 GREAT STORIES FROM BRITISH HISTORY, are about Dick... More

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    1st May 2001

    Knights, Kings and Conquerors: 20 Stories from British History

    The founding of London, the Glastonbury Thorn, the Romans, Boudicca, King Arthur, Hengist and Horsa, King Alfred and muc... More

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    21st November 2002

    Movers, Shakers and Record Breakers: 20 stories from British History

    Stories about Stevenson's Rocket, Grace Darling, Dr Barnardo, the Titanic, women's suffrage, the Jarrow Marchers, Dunkir... 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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    21st August 2003

    Brilliant Brits: Shakespeare

    A really fun introduction to Shakespeare's life and works, with a vivid picture of life in Elizabethan Stratford and Lon... 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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      First and foremost, I would question the inclusion of Henry VIII as a 'brilliant Brit'. Despite being a product of his time he was clearly an unpleasa...

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