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    • ISBN:9781445118611
    • Publication date:08 Aug 2013
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Knights

By Peter Hepplewhite

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This reluctant reader-friendly series applies an image-led, facts and stats approach to the most impressive fighters in history

Explore the world of some of the toughest, scariest and most fearsome fighters. Facts and stats on training, weapons and fighting styles will tell you everything you want to know about our Greatest Warriors!

Biographical Notes

Peter Hepplewhite is an experienced writer of children's history and has taught the subject for many years. He is currently the Education Officer for Tyne & Wear Archives Service.

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  • ISBN: 9781445137568
  • Publication date: 27 Nov 2014
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Franklin Watts
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