Jane Bingham - Neil Armstrong - Hachette Children's Group

Neil Armstrong

By Jane Bingham

  • Paperback
  • £7.99

Introducing young children to historical events with a global significance, the illustrated 'Fact Cat' character helps readers discover answers to key questions.

Read all about Neil Armstrong, discover how he became an astronaut and learn about the project to send men to the Moon. Follow the progress of the Apollo mission to the Moon and read about Armstrong's famous Moon walk.

A simple fun picture quiz helps readers to recall what they have read.

A perfect one-stop-shop for help with homework assignments!

Broad-ranging appeal for nursery age through to Key Stage 2.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780750290425
  • Publication date: 08 Dec 2016
  • Page count: 24
  • Imprint: Wayland
Fact Cat presents interesting snippets of information and the book has the useful and unusual feature of posing questions which require the children to do further research -- a superb way to encourage investigation (the answers are at the end of the book) — Parents In Touch
Wayland

Christopher Columbus

Jane Bingham
Authors:
Jane Bingham

Read all about Christopher Columbus and his dream to sail to Asia. Follow his journey into the unknown, discover what he found in America and see what happened to him on his later voyages.A simple fun picture quiz helps readers to recall what they have read.A perfect one-stop-shop for help with homework assignments!Broad-ranging appeal for nursery age through to Key Stage 2.

Wayland

Amelia Earhart

Jane Bingham
Authors:
Jane Bingham

Read all about Amelia Earhart, discover how she learnt to fly and find out about her record-breaking flights. Follow the progress of her final flight and explore the reasons why she disappeared.A simple fun picture quiz helps readers to recall what they have read.A perfect one-stop-shop for help with homework assignments!Broad-ranging appeal for nursery age through to Key Stage 2.

Wayland

Vikings

Jane Bingham
Authors:
Jane Bingham

Travel back to the time of the Vikings! Where did they come from and where did they settle? What beliefs and traditions did they bring with them? How do we know about the Vikings? Explore this ancient civilisation to understand how prehistoric people have influenced the way we live today. Discover the artefacts that give evidence of they way of life.

Wayland

Anglo Saxons

Jane Bingham
Authors:
Jane Bingham

Travel back to the time of the Anglo Saxons! Who was Alfred the Great? Where did the Anglo Saxons come from, and what traditions and beliefs did they bring with them? Explore this ancient civilisation to understand how prehistoric people have influenced the way we live today. Find out how we know about the Anglo Saxons, and how archaeologists and historians have pieced together their story from the evidence and artefacts found. Learn about the Anglo Saxon way of life - how they farmed and feasted, what they believed and where and how they lived. Information about their songs, music, poems, arts and crafts will help you to picture yourself among them. Read an Anglo Saxon warrior's letter, and try your hand at making an Anglo Saxon helmet!Readers will enjoy the bright design and photographic approach.

Wayland

The Wright Brothers

Jane Bingham
Authors:
Jane Bingham

Read all about the Wright Brothers, find out about their childhoods and follow their early tests and experiments. Learn all about the brothers' first flight and see how their invention changed the world.A simple fun picture quiz helps readers to recall what they have read.A perfect one-stop-shop for help with homework assignments!Broad-ranging appeal for nursery age through to Key Stage 2.

Franklin Watts

An Undercover History of Spies and Secret Agents

Rachel Minay
Authors:
Rachel Minay

Take a chronological look at a whole host of spies and secret agents. Blast around the world with the brave (and sometimes slightly foolish) men and women who double-crossed their governments, cracked 'unbreakable' codes, donned disguises, and more. Discover if you would have had what it takes to be a real life James Bond, be a mole who might wait years to become 'active in the field', send covert signals or try and overthrow the queen of England!Blast Through the Past takes a look at some of the weird jobs people in the past had to do and the skills they needed in order to explore new lands, win battles or make amazing breakthroughs in science. Get under the skin of the most famous and infamous, the cleverest and some of the the barmiest people who have shaped history.Blast Through the Past is a series aimed at children aged 8+. These books build historical skills at Key Stage 2 by encouraging children to consider cause and effect, and why certain events happened at certain times.

Franklin Watts

Italy

Jane Bingham
Authors:
Jane Bingham
Wayland

Shakespeare

Jane Bingham
Authors:
Jane Bingham
Wayland

Fairgrounds

Jane Bingham
Authors:
Jane Bingham

Welcome to the world of fairgrounds! Learn about the history of fairgrounds around the world, their art and music, and the people who run them. Find out about the science behind fairground rides, read an interview with a girl who grew up in a showman community, make your own fairground ride and discover amazing fairground facts and stats.

Wayland

Ancient Greeks

Jane Bingham
Authors:
Jane Bingham

Learn all about the amazing Ancient Greeks with this photographic book!We give an overview of the Ancient Greek world, from the early peoples to the rise of the great civilization. We take a look at the famous thinkers, writers and artists of the age, what everyday life was like and how Greek architecture still amazes people today. Learn about the great rulers and warriors of this ancient world, about the gods and goddesses that they believed in, and the life of ordinary people. Take a look at the food, buildings, science, medicine of the Greeks and find out how we know about them today. You can read about the Olympic Games, including a letter from a spectator, and the other entertainments, such as the theatre, that the Ancient Greeks enjoyed. You can even design and make your own theatrical mask.Discover amazing facts about the Ancient Greek civilization! Great for homework help and project work!

Wayland

Ancient Egyptians

Jane Bingham
Authors:
Jane Bingham

This photographic book gives you an overview of Ancient Egyptians. From the early kingdoms to the mighty pharaohs that led the Eqyptian world. Learn about Egyptian religion and beliefs, life for ordinary people and the brilliant buildings. We also look at the food, medicine, science, music and art of the time. You can read about a day at temple school and learn to write in hieroglyphics.

Wayland

Romans

Jane Bingham
Authors:
Jane Bingham

Learn all about the mighty Romans with this brilliant photographic book. From the rise of Rome and the growth of the Roman Empire to the great emperors, such as Julius Caesar and Mark Antony. We look at the powerful Roman army and how the civilization spread across Europe. Find out how we know about the Romans today, from the amazing buildings that are still standing to the discovery of Pompeii and Herculaneum. Then take a look at Roman gods and godesses, and the entertainments, food, artists, musicians and medicines of the time.Read about the games that took place in great amphitheatres, such as the grand Colosseum, the gladiator fights and exciting chariot races. Then, learn about home and family life of people in ancient Rome. You can even read about a day in the life of a Roman child, and design and make your own mosaic with our brilliant activity page.Discover amazing facts about the Roman civilization!

Wayland

World War Two

Jane Bingham
Authors:
Jane Bingham

This photographic book gives you an overview of World War Two. From how the war began to how it spread worldwide, the new technology that was used in war for the first time, how women's roles changed in society because of the war, what life was like on the home front, and how the war was recorded in pictures, diaries, poems and stories. You can learn about key figures, such as Winston Churchill, and events, such as The Holocaust. You can also read a diary entry from the Blitz and learn how to create your own secret code.

Franklin Watts

Exciting Escapes

Jane Bingham
Authors:
Jane Bingham
Wayland

Victorians

Jane Bingham
Authors:
Jane Bingham
Wayland

Tudors

Jane Bingham
Authors:
Jane Bingham

Explore the Tudor age, a brilliant time for trade, exploration and the theatre. Find out about the reigns of the five Tudor monarchs, how England changed under their rule, and how ordinary people lived in Tudor times.Read about what life was like for both the rich and the poor including a day in the life of a kitchen maid. Find out about the mighty King Henry VIII and his six wives and the long and eventful reign of Queen Elizabeth I. Also includes a recipe for Tudor gingerbread!The Explore! series delves into the most fascinating topics around for children at Key Stage 2, looking at the topic through a variety of subjects including design and technology, geography, art, literacy and numeracy.

Franklin Watts

Homes

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

This title explores how houses and homes have changed from the Victorian era through to the present day. It considers how building materials have changed and how different features of the house have evolved from fireplaces to toilets and from bedrooms to sitting rooms. Childrens are encouraged to examine the world around them and use the examples provided in the book to better understand the history of their own home.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

Start-Up History: Toys

Jane Bingham, Ruth Nason
Authors:
Jane Bingham, Ruth Nason
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Seaside Holidays

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

Explore the history of Seaside Holidays from the emergence of British seaside resorts in the 19th century to the modern beach holidays of today, where people fly all around the globe. It considers why people went on holiday, how they got there and all the fun things they did there - from fairground rides to Punch and Judy. The simple text encourages children to think historically and compared holidays in the past with their experiences today.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

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.