Primary

Florence Nightingale

  • AQAUM 5 years +
    Emma Fischel
    5 years +
    • £5.99
    Exciting stories about famous people, outlining their lives and the important events which made them memorable. Every page features easy-to-follow text and a black-and-white line drawing to help bring these events to life. Each title gives further facts about the famous person and the times in which he or she lived, plus a comprehensive time line detailing key dates. Florence Nightingale tells the story of how this Victorian woman defied her family and friends to take up the unpopular profession of nursing and changed the way hospitals were run.
  • AQBER 5 years +
    Liz Gogerly
    5 years +
    • £7.99
    This book explains who Florence Nightingale was, and the work she did. Her role in the hospitals at Scutari during the Crimean War is looked at, together with the campaigning she did in Britain for better health care. Complete with photos, paintings, glossary and index.
  • AQBKQ 5 years +
    Kay Barnham
    5 years +
    • £7.99
    A fun and interactive beginners look at amazing events and people in history.
  • AMTES 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £4.79
    • RRP £5.99
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    Born into a wealthy family, Florence Nightingale could have lived a life of leisure and luxury. Instead she longed to be a nurse. In 1830, that was the last thing a rich girl could do - but Florence was no ordinary girl. Ages 7-11.
  • APXCY 5 years +
    Emma Fischel
    5 years +
    • £6.99
    Read about the life of this extraordinary woman. Florence Nightingale was lucky. Her wealthy parents encouraged her to travel, to go to parties and, one day soon, to marry. But Florence had different plans. She wanted to be a nurse and no one was going to stop her. This book is part of a series of picture books, Famous People, Great Events, which are suitable for ages 6-12. They tell the stories of famous men and women and great events in history and are suitable for the primary history curriculum. Written by successful authors, they are enjoyable reads which are packed with facts and colourful illustrations. Each book includes a timeline of key dates, a quiz and index.
  • APXEX 5 years +
    Sally Hewitt
    5 years +
    • £8.99
    Ways into History: Florence Nightingale tells the story of the famous nurse and her battle to make nursing a respected profession. It also looks at why we remember Florence Nightingale today. In the Ways into History series, original illustrations and simple text bring the past alive, while questions and activities encourage historical research and build up confidence and enthusiasm.
  • APXPA 5 years +
    Sarah Ridley
    5 years +
    • £7.19
    • RRP £8.99
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    An engaging first-look at some of the most important and influential people in history. Florence was famous for being the "Lady with the Lamp" and her incredible achievements in the Crimea. An inspirational and brilliant woman who has changed the face of nursing.
  • APVXJ 5 years +
    Stewart Ross
    5 years +
    • £11.99
    Florence Nightingale is one of the most famous women in history, whose contribution to helping the injured soldiers during the Crimean War is a wonderful example of how just one person can make a difference to the course of history. Following Florence's journey to the hospital at Scutari and the work that she did there, the book also looks at how the improvements Florence made inform how hospitals treat hygiene and infections in hospitals today. Start-Up History is a series of 6 titles looking at everyday objects and events from their historical perspective and encourages readers to ask questions about what they can see on the page and how that might relate to their own experiences. Perfect introductory history texts for 5-7 KS1 readers.