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Books! Books! Books!: Explore Inside the Greatest Library on Earth

Books! Books! Books!: Explore Inside the Greatest Library on Earth

An entertaining journey through literature from the first printed book, through Shakespeare and even including science and music.

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ISBN 9781910959985
Barcode 9781910959985
Published 1 April 2017 by Walker Books Australia
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Manning, Mick
Illustrated by Granstrom, Brita
Availability In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days

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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9781910959985
ISBN-10 1910959987
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Walker Books Australia
Imprint Otter-Barry Books Ltd
Publication Date 1 April 2017
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Manning, Mick
Illustrated by Granstrom, Brita
Category Information Resources & Places Of Interest
Writers, Poets & Dramatists
Children's and Educational
Number of Pages 48
Dimensions Width: 235mm
Height: 278mm
Spine: 12mm
Weight 508g
Interest Age 7-9 years
Reading Age 7-9 years
Library of Congress Books - Juvenile literature - History
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 002.09
Catalogue Code 725827

Description of this Book

A handmade gospel hidden in a saint's coffin; a HUGE atlas that takes six people to lift it; a tiny prayer book carried by a queen to her execution; a book encrusted with precious jewels; books so rare and valuable they are kept in a bomb-proof storeroom.The British Library is an amazing place! From man-eating monsters and brave knights to wicked witches, lost children, haunted moors, magical creatures and flying machines award-winning duo Mick and Brita bring to life the amazing and extraordinary history of the book through the treasures of the largest library in the world - the BRITISH LIBRARY. LET'S GO INSIDE!

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Mick Manning and Brita Granstrom's approach to non-fiction for younger children has revolutionised our bookshelves. -- Lindsey Fraser Scotsman
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Specializing in lyrical non-fiction picture books, Mick Manning and Brita Granstroem have perfected their unique approach to children's books over 24 years. They have written and illustrated over 60 books and have won many awards, including the Smarties Silver Award, the English Association Award and The Royal Society Young People's Book Award. Their previous books, published internationally and in many languages, include the award-winning Fly on the Wall series, Tail-End Charlie, What Mr Darwin Saw, Charles Dickens: An Extraordinary Life, Nature Adventures, Wild Adventures, The Beatles and William Shakespeare. Mick and Brita live in the Scottish Borders.

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