You Wouldn t Want to Be at the Boston Tea Party

Author: Peter Cook
Publisher: Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval
ISBN: 0606362134
Release Date: 2013-09-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Uses humor to recount the events leading up to the colonists' defiant act against the British, describing the Boston Tea Party itself, as well as providing a brief history of the American Revolution.

You Wouldn t Want to be A Shakespearean Actor

Author: Jacqueline Morley
ISBN: 1910706477
Release Date: 2016-03-10
Genre: Child actors

HISTORY & THE PAST: GENERAL INTEREST (CHILDREN'S / TEENAGE). In 16th century London, you start work as an actor at William Shakespeare's theatre, but soon realise it won't be easy. It'll take an excellent memory, a penchant for wearing dresses and a keen eye for avoiding rotten vegetables. But against all odds, you could do well here...just watch where you're pointing that cannon! Humorous illustrations bring the characters to life, while informative captions explain processes or chronological events. Each spread comes complete with a Handy Hint box, offering a clever tip on how to survive whatever ghastly situation you've found yourself in. A glossary and index featured in every title makes the "You Wouldn't Want To Be" series an ideal introduction to the conventions of non-fiction texts for young readers. Ages 7+

You Wouldn t Want to Sail on the Mayflower Revised Edition

Author: Peter Cook
Publisher: Franklin Watts
ISBN: 0531271072
Release Date: 2013-09-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

It is 1620, and you and your parents are about to emigrate from England and sail to the New World to avoid being persecuted for your religious beliefs. It will be a long and hazardous voyage, and not everyone will survive—but you and your fellow Pilgrims will have a special place in the history of the United States. This new extended edition includes a map and a timeline, and a selection of exciting facts about the Pilgrims and their voyage.