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It's 1492 - are you ready to sail the ocean blue?

Advantages: Engaging, detailed illustrations, informative for a short book
Disadvantages: None if you are interested in Columbus

...The Danger Zone series of books seeks to inspire children’s interest in history by getting them to imagine that they are a character in the period portrayed. (Other books in the series include Avoid becoming an Egyptian Pyramid Builder, Avoid being a Med ...

moistbabe 22.07.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Avoid Sailing with Christopher Columbus! - Fiona Macdonald

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We're Bound for Botany Bay

Advantages: Engaging history book
Disadvantages: Grim subject matter and some unpleasant illustrations

This book is part of the Danger Zone series, which aims to spark children’s interest in history by getting them to imagine that they are a character in the events portrayed. (Other books in the series include Avoid being on the Titanic, Av ...

moistbabe 08.07.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Avoid Being a Convict Sent to Australia! - Meredith Costain

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The Ancient Greeks

Advantages: Good for children
Disadvantages: Not for an in depth study

The Ancient Greeks Activity book We have books on various history topics bought as and when Little Miss is doing a topic at school. Most of the information she is able to glean from the internet but I feel that it is still important to be reading books ...

danielalong 09.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Ancient Greeks Activity Book - Jenny Chattington

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All About the Great Fire of London

Advantages: A very great book
Disadvantages: I didn't noticed the disadvatages

When the Romans came to Britain in the first century AD, they built a town called Londinium - London - on the river Thames.London became the most important city in Britain. But in 1666, the Great Fire of London destroyed most of the city... The people of ...

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Review of All About the Great Fire of London 1666 - Pam Robson

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