Through Time London From a Neolithic camp to the host of the 2012 Summer Olympics, very few cities have seen as much history, innovation, and bloodshed as London. In this beautiful book, readers take an historical, geographical, and anthropological journey through London's past through amazing artwork and detailed cross sections. From the earliest habitations to the Roman and Viking invasions, the Plague, Shakespeare... Full description
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This series offers a unique journey through different periods in history. Detailed artworks tell the story of a specific location as it changes with time. As they explore each scene, readers learn about the people who lived in this place, looking at their beliefs and way of life. Through Time: London follows the story of the historic capital from its Celtic origins right up to the present - including the settlement of the Romans, the Anglo-Saxon era, the Viking invasion, and the growth of medieval London in Norman times. Along the way, the book explores major events in London's history, such as the plague, the Great Fire and the Blitz of World War II.Biographie de l'auteur :
Richard Platt has been writing for children since 1992. One of his books, Castle Diary, was shortlisted for the Kate Maschler Award, The Times Education Supplement award, and a History Today prize. His Pirate Diary won the Kate Greenaway Medal 2002, the Silver Smarties Award 2002, and won the 'Best Book With Facts' prize in the Blue Peter Book Awards 2003. Manuela Cappon is a member of the MM Comunicazione illustration studio based in Florence, Italy. Over the past 15 years, Manuela and her colleagues have specialized in highquality non-fiction illustrations, working with publishing houses both in Italy and abroad.
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Description du livre Kingfisher, 2009. État : New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: School Library Journal While the initial impression is that this is a browsing book, it is in reality more of a research tool, reliant on text to explain the famous city's metamorphosis. Booklist [T]his colorful, large-format volume offers a rich visual experience. . . .Laid out as though seen from an airplane, the large, detailed pictures are bolstered by smaller circular pictures and inset maps of the broader area, as well as labels, captions, and a few informative paragraphs of text.[An] . . . attractive resource. N° de réf. du libraire ABE_book_new_0753462559
Description du livre Kingfisher, 2009. Hardcover. État : New. book. N° de réf. du libraire 0753462559
Description du livre Kingfisher, 2009. Hardcover. État : New. N° de réf. du libraire P110753462559