Jillian Powell - Victorian Times - Hachette Children's Group

Victorian Times

By Jillian Powell

  • Paperback
  • £7.99

Learn about key periods in history with this fun-packed craft series.

Each book in this delightful, child-friendly series focuses on a different period in history, from Ancient Egypt right up to World War 2.

Children will love learning about each era, and then following the simple instructions to make useful or interesting objects from that time.

Age-appropriate and accessible, the books are jam-packed with great ideas and perfect for use at home or in the classroom.

In Craft Box: Victorian Times, you can learn how to make a Penny Black stamp, a barrel organ, a silhouette portrait, a bellows camera, a spinning top, a Victorian police helmet, a Jubilee souvenir, a model of the Crystal Palace, a Victorian calling card, a terrarium, a candlestick telephone and a cornucopia!

Fun facts on every spread give background information about the Victorian era and its people, from the engineers, explorers and inventors who are still famous today, to Queen Victoria herself.

A Further Information spread suggests age-appropriate websites and books, so children can go away and learn more about the Victorians.

A glossary explains any tricky words, and will help to further increase children's knowledge and understanding of the era.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780750284196
  • Publication date: 13 Nov 2014
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Wayland
Franklin Watts

Mammals, Birds and other Vertebrates

Clare Hibbert, Rudolf Farkas
Contributors:
Clare Hibbert, Rudolf Farkas
Franklin Watts

The Legend of the Flying Dutchman

Elizabeth Dale, Gus Art
Contributors:
Elizabeth Dale, Gus Art
Franklin Watts

China and the Shang Dynasty

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell
Franklin Watts

At the Skate Park

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell
Franklin Watts

Weather and Seasons

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell

What is weather? Why do we have seasons? Explore the amazing variety of weather that can be experienced on our planet and why the seasons are so important for life on Earth. From beautiful sunny days to raging storms; from the blossoming of life in spring to the cold, icy winter, this book explains why the planet needs to undergo all of these changes throughout the year.Part of the series Discover Through Craft. Six books that explore key curriculum topics using a mixture of activities, quizzes, facts and crafts. For children aged 7-9.

Franklin Watts

The Maya

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell
Wayland

A History of Britain Through Art

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell
Franklin Watts

The Great Fire of London

Stewart Ross
Authors:
Stewart Ross

The Great Fire of London in 1666 is one the most remembered events of British history. This book simply retells the events of the fire, from its start in Pudding Lane to the reconstruction of London by Christopher Wren when it was all over. It considers how the wooden houses of the time allowed the fire to spread and how we know what happened from eyewitness accounts such as in Samuel Pepys' diary.Start-Up History is a series of 6 titles looking at everyday objects and events from their historical perspective and encourages readers to ask questions about what they can see on the page and how that might relate to their own experiences building skills and historical vocabulary. Perfect introductory history texts for 5-7 KS1 readers.

Franklin Watts

Romulus and Remus

Mick Gowar, Andrew Breakspeare
Contributors:
Mick Gowar, Andrew Breakspeare
Wayland

Our New Baby

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell

Welcoming a new baby into the family is an exciting time for an older sibling. Using specially commissioned photography, Our New Baby helps children to prepare for the arrival of a new baby and shows what they can expect when you bring the new baby home. From the perspective of another child, it shows a positive experience of being an older sibling and explores the feelings that may arise. Advice on helping children cope with jealousy is also given.

Orchard Books

Katie: Katie and the British Artists

James Mayhew
Authors:
James Mayhew

Join Katie as she steps into some of the most famous paintings in the world for an exciting art adventure! Katie can't decide what she wants to be when she grows up. Perhaps a trip to the gallery will be an inspiration, as the characters in five famous paintings come to life! Will she be an explorer, a train driver, a horse rider or an artist . . . ?'A wonderful way to engage children with art. A brilliant combination of education and storytelling' - Parents in Touch (Katie's Picture Show)This art adventure features five famous British paintings:The Cornfield by Constable, Rain, Steam and Speed and The Fighting Temeraire by Turner, Whistlejacket by Stubbs, and The Painter's Daughters Chasing a Butterfly by Gainsborough.Classic picture book character, Katie, has been delighting children for over 25 years. Why not collect all 13 titles in the series?Katie's Picture ShowKatie and the ImpressionistsKatie and the Mona LisaKatie and the SunflowersKatie and the Waterlily PondKatie and the Starry NightKatie and the Spanish PrincessKatie and the BathersKatie in LondonKatie's London ChristmasKatie in ScotlandKatie and the Dinosaurs

Wayland

Greatest Inventions of All Time

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell
Wayland

Tudor Times

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell

Each book in this delightful, child-friendly series focuses on a different period in history, from Ancient Egypt right up to World War 2. Children will love learning about each era, and then following the simple instructions to make useful or interesting objects from that time. Age-appropriate and accessible, the books are jam-packed with great ideas and perfect for use at home or in the classroom. In Craft Box: Tudor Times, you can learn how to make a Tudor rose, a masquerade mask, a jester's crown, a jester's stick, a tussie mussie, a model of a Tudor house, a ruff, a stained glass coat of arms, a Tudor cap, a ship's figurehead, a cup and ball and a peg doll!Fun facts on every spread give background information about the Tudor era and its people, from Kings and Queens and the Royal Court, to the lives of everyday people.A Further Information spread suggests age-appropriate websites and books, so children can go away and learn more about the Tudors.A glossary explains any tricky words, and will help to further increase children's knowledge and understanding of the era.

Franklin Watts

Little Owl

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell

Little Owl is trying to learn to fly. Big Owl wants to help, but Little Owl won't stop looking down!The Tiddlers series features fun stories with a word count of fewer than 50 words for children who are just starting to read.A word list at the beginning of the story allows for a quick check of the reader's ability to read and understand words before reading, and a puzzle at the end of the story encourages rereading for pleasure.

Wayland

World War II

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell
Wayland

Ancient Greeks

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell
Wayland

Ancient Egyptians

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell
Franklin Watts

Remembrance Day

Jane Bingham, Ruth Nason
Authors:
Jane Bingham, Ruth Nason

Explaining why we remember the people who fought and died, both in World War One, but also in other armed conflicts in a thoughtful and inciteful way. Remembrance Day looks at the background to World War One and also focuses on objects, such as poppies and the Cenotaph that are key to the day itself.Start-Up History is a series of 6 titles looking at everyday objects and events from their historical perspective and encourages readers to ask questions about what they can see on the page and how that might relate to their own experiences. Perfect introductory history texts for 5-7 KS1 readers.

Franklin Watts

Rock Cycle

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell
Franklin Watts

Rainforests

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell

What is a rainforest? Do you know the difference between a tropical rainforest and a temperate rainforest? Explore the amazing variety of plants and animals that call rainforests around the world home and find out how they are adapted to survive there. From giant trees and carnivorous plants to monkeys, birds, frogs and minibeasts. Discover why we need to protect these rich habitats from deforestation and why they are called the 'lungs of the world'.Part of the series Discover Through Craft. Six books that explore key curriculum topics for children aged 7-9.