Pirate! Knight! Gladiator! Fighter Pilot! What else do kids want tobe when they grow up? No other series tackles these popular topics for 7 to 9s in such a child-friendly way.Designed to appeal to that ever-elusive group: reluctant readers and boys of 7+.Links to the National Curriculum, KS1 and KS2 English and History.Great cross-over potential for the trade and educational markets. Essential school library material.Promotable author, with strong connections in the world of children's books.
Helen Greathead is a highly experienced creator, editor, projectmanager and writer of successful non-fiction titles and series. Shespent 14 years at Scholastic Children's Books where she commissionedseries, including Horrible Histories. She began a freelance career in 2003, and titles she has written include the Now You Know series (Scholastic) and the Design and Make series (Watts).
'Written in an accessible style with humorous illustrations, they are great for engaging reluctant readers as well as educating them about a historical period.' Junior Education Plus (December 2008)