Charles I and the Civil War (What They Don't Tell You About)

Charles I and the Civil War (What They Don't Tell You About)

by Bob Fowke (Author)


This book explores the life of Charles I and explains how the Civil War started and what it was all about. It describes the battles fought between the Roundheads and the Cavaliers, the role of Oliver Cromwell and the events leading up to the execution of Charles. It also takes a look at the everyday lives of people during this fascinating period, including witches and crazy preachers. Written in the lively style common to this series, with black line illustrations throughout.


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More Information

Format: Paperback
Pages: 128
Publisher: Hodder Children's Books
Published: 19 Apr 2001

ISBN 10: 0340788062
ISBN 13: 9780340788066

Media Reviews
(The 'What They Don't Tell You About' series:) 'They provide a 'way in' for less confident readers and whet the appetite of history-phobes.' -- Literacy & Learning. (The 'What They Don't Tell You About' series:) 'These bright and breezy books are packed with quirky facts and information. They work equally well as books for dipping into at random or as accessible end-to-end reads.' -- Books for Keeps.
Author Bio
Bob Fowke is an experienced author and illustrator, having created most of the books in the 'What They Don't Tell You About' series. His informative text, humorous writing style and cartoon-style illustrations combine to produce accessible and entertaining non-fiction books for young readers.