BookSeriesList
Franklin Watts

Anne Frank

Harriet Castor
Authors:
Harriet Castor

When Anne Frank is given a diary, she starts to write to her made-up friend, Kitty. But during World War II Anne and her family are forced to hide from the Nazi Germans. Find out all about the diary of Anne Frank with this story that is packed with all the facts and colourful pictures. This book is part of a series of picture books, Famous People, Great Events, which are suitable for ages 6-12. They tell the stories of famous men and women and great events in history. Written by successful authors, they are enjoyable reads which are packed with facts and colourful illustrations.Each book includes a timeline of key dates, a quiz and index.

Franklin Watts

Becoming Queen Elizabeth II

Gillian Clements
Authors:
Gillian Clements

As the longest-reigning British monarch, it's hard to believe that when Elizabeth was born, no-one imagined that she would one day be Queen - so how did this happen? Read all about Queen Elizabeth II's story in this engaging illustrated story book, which traces her life from childhood, to Coronation and the dawning of a new Elizabethan Age.This book is part of a series of picture books, Famous People, Great Events, which are suitable for ages 6-12. They tell the stories of famous men and women and great events in history and can be used to study the primary history curriculum. Written by successful authors, they are enjoyable reads which are packed with facts and colourful illustrations.Each book includes a timeline of key dates, a quiz and index.

Franklin Watts

Florence Nightingale

Emma Fischel
Authors:
Emma Fischel

Read about the life of this extraordinary woman. Florence Nightingale was lucky. Her wealthy parents encouraged her to travel, to go to parties and, one day soon, to marry. But Florence had different plans. She wanted to be a nurse and no one was going to stop her.This book is part of a series of picture books, Famous People, Great Events, which are suitable for ages 6-12. They tell the stories of famous men and women and great events in history. Written by successful authors, they are enjoyable reads which are packed with facts and colourful illustrations.Each book includes a timeline of key dates, a quiz and index.

Franklin Watts

Henry VIII

Harriet Castor
Authors:
Harriet Castor

Exciting stories about famous people, outlining their lives and the important events which made them memorable. Every page features easy-to-follow text and a black-and-white line drawing to help bring these events to life. Each title gives further facts about the famous person and the times in which he or she lived, plus a comprehensive time line detailing key dates. Henry VIII is an exciting tale of kings and queens, jousting knights and grisly executions. It explains how Henry took power away from the Church in his quest for an heir to inherit his kingdom.

Franklin Watts

Martin Luther King

Verna Wilkins
Authors:
Verna Wilkins

Martin is a clever, happy child born in the south of the United States of America. As he grows up he becomes angry at the way black people are treated. Find out all about Martin Luther King and his "I have a dream" speech in Washington DC in 1963 with this story that is packed with all the facts and colourful pictures.This book is part of a series of picture books, Famous People, Great Events, which are suitable for ages 6-12. They tell the stories of famous men and women and great events in history and can be used to study the primary history curriculum. Written by successful authors, they are enjoyable reads which are packed with facts and colourful illustrations.Each book includes a timeline of key dates, a quiz and index.

Franklin Watts

The Great Fire of London

Gillian Clements
Authors:
Gillian Clements

In 1666 a fire started in Pudding Lane in London. Soon the flames spread and no one could stop them. The Great Fire bought down much of the medieval city of London during the reign of King Charles II. Samuel Pepys wrote about the fire in his diary. Find out all about the Great Fire of London with this story that is packed with all the facts and colourful pictures.This book is part of a series of picture books, Famous People, Great Events, which are suitable for ages 6-12. They tell the stories of famous men and women and great events in history and can be used to study the primary history curriculum. Written by successful authors, they are enjoyable reads which are packed with facts and colourful illustrations.Each book includes a timeline of key dates, a quiz and index.

Franklin Watts

The Gunpowder Plot

Gillian Clements
Authors:
Gillian Clements

On 5th November 1605, a man called Guy Fawkes and his friends tried to blow up the House of Lords in London with gunpowder. They wanted to kill King James I. Find out all about the Gunpowder Plot with this story that is packed with all the facts and colourful pictures.This book is part of a series of picture books, Famous People, Great Events, which are suitable for ages 6-12. They tell the stories of famous men and women and great events in history and are suitable for the primary history curriculum. Written by successful authors, they are enjoyable reads which are packed with facts and colourful illustrations.

Franklin Watts

Elizabeth I

Harriet Castor
Authors:
Harriet Castor

When Elizabeth I becomes queen, she is determined to be a great Tudor queen - and do it on her own! She rules for almost 45 years, beats the Spanish Armada and wins the love of her people. Find out all about the life of Elizabeth I with this story that is packed with all the facts and colourful pictures.This book is part of a series of picture books, Famous People, Great Events, which are suitable for ages 6-12. They tell the stories of famous men and women and great events in history and can be used to study the primary history curriculum. Written by successful authors, they are enjoyable reads which are packed with facts and colourful illustrations.

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