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The Orchard Book Of Roman Myths

Author : Geraldine McCaughrean
ISBN : 1843623080
Genre : Mythology, Roman
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A wonderfully rich and varied collection of fifteen stories from Roman mythology, retold for today's young readers. Here are all the famous myths from the birth of Venus, to the founding of Rome by Romulus and Remus. The great gods and goddesses, including Jupiter, Mars and Diana, are brought vividly to life by Emma Chichester Clark's beautiful illustrations that perfectly reflect the liveliness of Geraldine McCaughrean's gripping retellings.

The Orchard Book Of Greek Myths

Author : Geraldine McCaughrean
ISBN : 1408324377
Genre : Folklore
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Discover the drama and thrill of sixteen classic Ancient Greek myths in this glorious story collection. Featuring all of the best-known stories, including Theseus & the Minotaur, Heracles, Daedalus & Icarus, The Wooden Horse and Pandora's Box. Retold by master storyteller, Geraldine McCaughrean, with full colour artwork throughout, this is an essential for every child's bookshelf. "These powerful stories are brought to a young modern audience with a verve and simplicity that makes them shine in our minds" - Michael Rosen Stories included: Theseus and the Minotaur Pandora's Box Perseus and Medusa Jason and the Golden Fleece Daedalus and Icarus Orpheus and Eurydice Arachne The Wooden Horse of Troy King Midas Persephone and the Pomegranate Seeds Echo and Narcissus The Twelve Labours of Heracles Odysseus Apollo and Daphne Atalanta's Race Freedom for Prometheus

A Shot In The Dark

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ISBN : 1841215260
Genre : Diana (Roman deity)
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Lively, entertaining and accessible, these retellings of stories from Roman mythology feature famous gods and goddesses, and familiar Italian locations. Vividly brought to life by Tony Ross's much-loved illustrations, all of these stories are taken from the successful Orchard Book of Roman Myths. A Shot in the Dark/The Taming of Venus: Did you know that the constellation Orion was made when the goddess Diana fell in love? And discover who broke the heart of Venus, goddess of love.

Romulus And Remus

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ISBN : 1841215228
Genre : Children's stories
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Lively, entertaining and accessible, these retellings of stories from Roman mythology feature famous gods and goddesses, and familiar Italian locations. Vividly brought to life by Tony Ross's much-loved illustrations, all of these stories are taken from the successful Orchard Book of Roman Myths. Romulus and Remus/Stolen Wives: Famous story of the quarrelsome twin brothers, Romulus and Remus, who are raised by a she-wolf, and grow up to create the city of Rome. And read how Rome became peopled with women in Stolen Wives.

Burning The Books

Author : Geraldine McCaughrean
ISBN : 1841215244
Genre : Geese
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Lively, entertaining and accessible, these retellings of stories from Roman mythology feature famous gods and goddesses, and familiar Italian locations. Vividly brought to life by Tony Ross's much-loved illustrations, all of these stories are taken from the successful Orchard Book of Roman Myths. Burning the Books/The Guardian Geese: The all-seeing Sibyl of Cumae has written down the future of Rome in her nine books. She is prepared to sell them for a sum of gold - but will proud King Tarquin pay the price? And find out how a gaggle of geese protect the people of Rome.

Greek Roman Mythology

Author : Malcolm Couch
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Genre : Social Science
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A pictorial examination of Greco-Roman mythology and its heroes.

City Of Dreams

Author : Geraldine McCaughrean
ISBN : 1841215201
Genre : Aeneas (Legendary character)
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Lively, entertaining and accessible, these retellings of stories from Roman mythology feature famous gods and goddesses, and familiar Italian locations. Vividly brought to life by Tony Ross's much-loved illustrations, all of these stories are taken from the successful Orchard Book of Roman Myths. City of Dreams/Adventures in the Underworld: Read about Aeneus's epic journey to the land of Italy, where he is to become the founder of the Roman Empire.

Story Of The World History For The Classical Child

Author : Susan Wise Bauer
ISBN : 9781933339139
Genre : Civilization
File Size : 71. 75 MB
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This comprehensive, 8.5" x 11" curriculum guide and activity book contains map activities, coloring pages, games, projects, review questions, cross-references to illustrated encyclopedias, and extensive book lists. Children and parents love the activities, ranging from cooking projects to crafts, board games to science experiments, and puzzles to projects. Each Activity Book provides a full year of history study when combined with the Textbook, Audiobook, and Tests—each available separately to accompany each volume of Activity Book.

Monstrous Myths Terrible Tales Of Ancient Rome

Author : Clare Hibbert
ISBN : 9781838577971
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Step into a world of heroes, monsters and death-defying deeds! This book collects together rip-roaring adventure stories and larger-than-life myths from Ancient Rome. You'll discover: • How the famous adventurer, Aeneas, made an epic journey to the Land of the Dead • How the nymph, Daphne, escaped a love-struck god by transforming ... into a plant! • How two brothers founded the city of Rome, before their love turned to murder • And much more! Perfect for all young history lovers, aged 8+. ABOUT THE SERIES: Monstrous Myths retells traditional myths with a child-friendly emphasis on scary and weird elements. These humorous, cheeky and irreverent books are jam-packed with real facts about the beliefs of ancient cultures. Featuring witty, anarchic cartoons, this series makes history accessible and fun for young readers.

Know It All Find It Fast For Youth Librarians And Teachers

Author : Christinea Donnelly
ISBN : 9781856047616
Genre : Children's libraries
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A brand new version of the best-selling enquiry desk reference text, Know it All, Find it Fast, specifically designed for those working with children and young people in schools, public libraries and at home. Including an invaluable overview of the education system and the school curriculum as well as a comprehensive listing of useful resources by topic, this A-Z covers school subjects from science and maths to reading and literacy, and more general themes such as children's health, wellbeing and hobbies. Each topic is broken down into useful sections that will help to guide your response; Typical questions outline common queries such as 'Have you got any information about volcanoes?' Considerations provides useful hints and tips i.e. 'Geography now encompasses not only physical and human geography but also environmental geography, social geography, geology and geopolitics.' Where to look lists relevant printed, digital and online resources with useful annotations explaining their scope and strengths Readership: This is the must-have quick reference tool arming librarians and teachers with the knowledge to deal with any queries thrown at them from children and young people as well as their parents and caregivers. It will also be a handy reference for parents and anyone working with children and young people in other organizations such as homework clubs and youth workers.

Exploring Children S Literature

Author : Nikki Gamble
ISBN : 9781446276464
Genre : Education
File Size : 62. 24 MB
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This book introduces the role of children's literature in promoting reading for pleasure and creating lifelong readers. Focusing on a range of fiction relevant to the National Curriculum, it covers genres such as poetry, non-fiction, traditional stories and picture books. Concepts and terminology are explained through a wide range of examples. This revised edition includes -Investigative activities and practical exercises for personal or classroom use -Examples from world literature and work in translation highlighting the range of diverse material available for teaching inspiration -Coverage of social, cultural and political reading practices to increase understanding of factors that influence children's reading experience -Coverage of disability and equality issues to help inform teaching strategies that overcome barriers to learning. This book is essential for students on PGCE, BEd and BA Education courses, and for teachers undertaking CPD in English, literacy or children's literature. It provides useful support material for language coordinators and literacy consultants, and can be used to support distance-learning, as an aid to self-study, or as a course text.

Something About The Author

Author : Lisa Kumar
ISBN : 0787687979
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 33. 25 MB
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Series covers individuals ranging from established award winners to authors and illustrators who are just beginning their careers. Entries cover: personal life, career, writings and works in progress, adaptations, additional sources, and photographs.

The Story Of The Nativity

Author : Geraldine McCaughrean
ISBN : 9781408357200
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A captivating retelling of the story of the very first Christmas from multi-award-winning author Geraldine McCaughrean. In the still heart of the night, the child was born. A boy. Mary kissed him, washed him, wrapped him tightly and laid him in the wooden trough where the animals usually munched hay. She gave him a kiss. She gave him a name too - Jesus - just as the angel had told her to do. Discover the tale of Mary and Joseph, the Angel Gabriel, the shepherds, the wise men and the arrival of the Baby Jesus, retold in simple, lyrical language. Illustrated with enchanting silhouette artwork by Laura Barrett, this is a book to be shared and treasured by every family at Christmas time.

Julius Caesar

Author : Andrew Matthews
ISBN : 140830399X
Genre : Children's stories
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Rome's greatest general, Julius Caesar, returns to the city celebrating a glorious victory. But among the cheering crowds a group of conspirators are determined to prevent Caesar becoming king... With Notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre and Liberty and Power in Julius Caesar.

The Children S Buyer S Guide

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ISBN : IND:30000075058747
Genre : Booksellers and bookselling
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The Snow Queen

Author : Geraldine McCaughrean
ISBN : 1408352354
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Hans Christian Andersen's classic story of The Snow Queen has enchanted children for over 150 years. Join Gerda on her journey to rescue her best friend Kai from the Snow Queen's icy palace in this magical retelling from award-winning author Geraldine McCaughrean, with stunning silhouette illustrations by Laura Barrett. With a sparkling foiled cover, this beautiful gift book is a must-have addition to any child's bookshelf!

Antony And Cleopatra

Author : Andrew Matthews
ISBN : 1841213381
Genre : Egypt
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A wonderful retelling of Shakespeare's thrilling tale of love torn apart by history. With notes on Shakespeare and the Globe theatre and Love and Death in Anthony and Cleopatra.

Henry V

Author : Andrew Matthews
ISBN : 184121342X
Genre : Children's stories
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A thrilling retelling of this fantastic historical play. With Notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre and Patriotism in Henry V.

As You Like It

Author : Andrew Matthews
ISBN : 1846161878
Genre : Children's stories
File Size : 83. 37 MB
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Deception is abound in this classic Shakespeare retelling. With Notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre and Nature and Identity in As You Like It.

Richard Iii

Author : Andrew Matthews
ISBN : 1846161851
Genre : Children's stories
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Andrew Matthews brings another historical tale to life for young readers. With Notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre and Villainy in Richard III.

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