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Victoria

By Damian Harvey
Illustrated by Rupert Van Wyk

  • Paperback
  • £4.99

An innovative new series of history-themed biography books for young readers

Queen Victoria was the longest ever reigning British monarch and saw extraordinary developments during her reign, from the development of the railways to the discoveries of Charles Darwin.

Discover the stories of people who have helped to shape history, ranging from early explorers such as Christopher Columbus to more modern figures like Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web.

These chapter books combine historical fact with engaging narrative and humourous illustration, perfect for the newly independent reader.

Biographical Notes

Damian Harvey is a much loved children's fiction writer who is now turning his hand to non fiction with this brand new series of history biographies. Damian applies his engaging writing style to ensure the stories are entertaining as well as factually accurate and are perfectly pitched for reluctant readers at Key Stage 1.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781445133140
  • Publication date: 13 Aug 2015
  • Page count: 48
  • Imprint: Franklin Watts
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