Books by Peter Chrisp

  • SWWS 9 years +

    The Story of the Second World War for Children (Paperback)

    Peter Chrisp

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    Packed with facts, stories, photographs and illustrations, The Story of the Second War for Children evaluates the effect and impact of this conflict on the lives of the people who lived through it.

    From the civilians working in factories to soldiers fighting on land, sea and air and the children who were evacuated to the countryside, this book shines a light on what life was like during this tumultuous era. It also looks at how the war led to major advances in technology, medicine and weaponry and contains cross-section artworks of the interiors of tanks, aircraft, U-boats and more.

    Published in association with the Imperial War Museum, this book will help children understand the bravery and sacrifices of ordinary people during the Second World War.
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  • AQAUL 7 years +

    Celts (Paperback)

    Peter Chrisp

    A look at how we can learn about our Celtic past by observing the evidence around us, such as remaining architecture, wooden post holes, coins and pottery. Suitable for National Curriculum Key Stage 2. Illustrated with specially commissioned photographs and artwork.
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    IWM Story of Second World War (Kids) (Paperback)

    Peter Chrisp

    The Story of the Second World War for Children shows the impact of the war on the lives of the people who lived through it, from children evacuated to the countryside, to bombed-out cities and civilians working in munitions' factories, and the soldiers fighting on land, sea and air. This book also looks at how the war led to major advances in technology, medicine and weaponry. Feature boxes throughout highlight subjects of particular interst to children, such as life inside a U-boat and tips for a jungle fighter. Maps and cross-section artworks of the insides of famous tanks, aircraft, U-boats, aircraft carriers add extra detail and fascination for children.
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  • AQCNT 14 years +

    Daily Life (Paperback)

    Peter Chrisp

    This gives readers an insight into the daily lives of medieval people. You can discover how life was different for landowners and peasants and about the kinds of food people ate, the jobs they did and how they entertained themselves. Find out why the Church was important to people's everyday lives, and how people were punished for their crimes. Learn about the major changes in the countryside and towns, and how life was transformed for everybody in medieval times. It includes contemporary written evidence, colour photographs and maps, a timeline, glossary and index.
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