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A Child's History of England (Illustrated)
     

A Child's History of England (Illustrated)

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by Charles Dickens, Amanda Lee
 

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• The book is an edited and illustrated version of the original one and includes 18 or more unique illustrations which are relevant to its content.
• "If you look at a Map of the World, you will see, in the left-hand upper corner of the Eastern Hemisphere, two Islands lying in the sea. They are England and Scotland, and Ireland. England and Scotland

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• The book is an edited and illustrated version of the original one and includes 18 or more unique illustrations which are relevant to its content.
• "If you look at a Map of the World, you will see, in the left-hand upper corner of the Eastern Hemisphere, two Islands lying in the sea. They are England and Scotland, and Ireland. England and Scotland form the greater part of these Islands. Ireland is the next in size. The little neighbouring islands, which are so small upon the Map as to be mere dots, are chiefly little bits of Scotland, --broken off, I dare say, in the course of a great length of time, by the power of the restless water..."

Product Details

BN ID:
2940015823608
Publisher:
Five Star Publishing, LLC
Publication date:
12/01/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Charles Dickens (1812-1870) is probably the greatest novelist England has ever produced, the author of such well-known classics as A Christmas Carol, Great Expectations, David Copperfield and Oliver Twist. His innate comic genius and shrewd depictions of Victorian life — along with his indelible characters — have made his books beloved by readers the world over.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
February 7, 1812
Date of Death:
June 18, 1870
Place of Birth:
Portsmouth, England
Place of Death:
Gad's Hill, Kent, England
Education:
Home-schooling; attended Dame School at Chatham briefly and Wellington

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A Child's History Of England 3.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 51 reviews.
OKWANYVA More than 1 year ago
I read this book many years ago before I bought a NOOK. I intend to buy it for my NOOK soon. This book is a synopsis of all the Kings of England and a description of what happened in their reign. I was surprised to learn of all the foreigners who came to England over the centuries and took over for a time. Romans, Danes and Normans and others all came there and at times took command over much of the country. It is certainly worth reading for adults even though the title makes one think it is only for young readers.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is a great book for learing about England.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Im a kid and this is pretty good
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
He doesn't stay on one topic,it's hard to read
Mike Haugen More than 1 year ago
Google books version of a defaced copy, withdrawn from the public library. Very poor text recognition, so that the text is garbled and unreadable.
Etta King More than 1 year ago
Looked interesting, but unable to download.
Mark Beliveau More than 1 year ago
i couldn't download this book. it sounds good but i didn't get a chance to read it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love this book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good book #lol
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
No offense, but Charles Dickens is one of the most famous writers the world has known so far. If you think this book is boring, you most likely aren't intelligent enough to comprehend it. Do you even know why he's important? I advise you to Google him.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My kids love it
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
When I finished the preview, I bought the whole book it was so good!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very detaled and to belive it or not you have reading it if you like history that is
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Georgina Del Castillo More than 1 year ago
i think it should be more intresting
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