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1783125993
Book:We are the Romans: meet the people behind the history; David Long; illustrated by Allen Fatimaharan:2021 Book We are the Romans: meet the people behind the history; David Long; illustrated by Allen Fatimaharan
We are the Romans: meet the people behind the history; David Long; illustrated by Allen Fatimaharan
Author: Long, David
Author: Fatimarharan, Allen
Year: 2021
Language: English
Type: Book
Class Number: 937.06
Publisher: Welbeck, 2021
Physical or Electronic: Physical
ISBN: 9781783125999
Notes:
Step back in time to Ancient Rome and meet some of the many people who lived, worked, and played during that time. From a young slave boy to a fierce gladiator, a washerwoman to a wealthy lady, and a mosaic artist to the emperor himself - each one shares with you the story of their own daily life.
Extent: 62 pages, illustrations (colour), map (colour), 26 cm, hbk
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Book:Rescue, daring missions from on, under and above the Earth:2020 Book
Author: Long, David
Year: 2020
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Originally published: 2019 How far would you go to save a life? Scrambling from the wreckage of his school after an earthquake, a nine-year-old Sichuan boy rescued two unconscious friends. 'I was hall monitor,' he said afterwards. 'It is my job to look after my classmates.' Whether dragging a friend from a blazing car, masterminding a search far below the earth's surface, or recovering astronauts from an aborted space mission, Rescue reveals the ingenuity, courage and doggedness of the human spirit all over the world.
192 pages, illustrations (colour) ; 25 cm (pbk)
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1782434399
Book:Lost Britain, [an A-Z of forgotten landmarks and lost traditions]:2015 Book
Author: Long, David
Year: 2015
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books Limited
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: From lost villages and Victorian theatres, to Tudor alleyways and Medieval churches, 'Lost Britain' takes you on a journey through some of the extraordinary features of Britain's history which have been forgotten over the centuries.
190 pages, illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white) ; 21 cm (hbk)
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1786030918
Book:When we walked on the moon:2019 Book
Author: Long, David
Year: 2019
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Wide Eyed Editions
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: This work tells the story of the Apollo Missions, when incredible intelligence, engineering and bravery allowed humans to stand on the surface of somewhere other than Earth for the very first time. From the 1969 first moon landing to the amazing rescue of Apollo 13, each chapter tells the story of a different mission.
77 pages, illustrations (colour) ; 31 cm (hbk)
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1782433767
Book:Bizarre England, discover the country's secrets & surprises:2015 Book
Author: Long, David
Year: 2015
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books Limited
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: This title provides an intriguing tour of England's weirdest and most fascinating sights. From weird buildings to eccentric museums and from mystical superstitions to remnants of magical rites, this is a guide to England like no other.
192 pages, illustrations ; 21 cm (hbk)
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1912920492
Book:Amazing treasures, 100+ objects and places that will boggle your mind:2021 Book
Author: Long, David
Year: 2021
Language: English
Type: Book
Content type: Bibliography
Publisher: What on Earth Books
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Discover 100 of the world's most remarkable artefacts, most stunning artworks and most intriguing ruins in this beautifully illustrated book about Earth's treasures. Treasures both natural and manmade make an appearance in a tour which stretches across thousands of years and all around the globe. Discover sunken wrecks loaded with pirate gold, the abandoned tombs of the world's most powerful rulers and even meteorites - treasures from outer space! A central gatefold offers a world map revealing the locations of all the treasures included in the book, while Blue Peter award-winning author David Long also addresses contemporary topics such as our threatened natural wonders and the ownership of cultural treasures.
58 pages (some folded), illustrations (colour), maps (colour) ; 29 cm (hbk)
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0571316018
Book:Survivors, extraordinary tales from the wild and beyond:2016 Book
Author: Long, David
Year: 2016
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Be shocked and amazed by these incredible real-life stories of extreme survival. Including: the man who sucked blood from a shark; the girl who fell from the sky; and, the woman who froze to death - yet lived. Combining classic tales such as Ernest Shackleton's, as well as more modern exploits such as the adventurer who inspired the movie '127 Hours', these astonishing stories will be retold by young readers to all of their friends.
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Book:Tutankhamun's treasure, discovering the secret tomb of Egypt's ancient king:2022 Book
Author: Long, David
Year: 2022
Language: English
Type: Book
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Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Dyslexic-friendly Uncover the incredible true story of Howard Carter's world-changing discovery in this fun and informative retelling of the secrets of Tutankhamun's tomb.
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Book:Bizarre London, discover the capital's secrets & surprises:2013 Book
Author: Long, David
Year: 2013
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Constable
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: A fascinating tour of London's strangest and most intriguing locations. Ranging from architectural evidence of past incidents and stories of life beneath the city, to anecdotes of magic, mystery and murder, this is a perfect companion for the curious Londoner.
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Book:London Underground, architecture, design and history:2011 Book
Author: Long, David
Author: Magarigal, Jane
Year: 2011
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: History
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: With a supporting text detailing the rich architectural and design heritage of the London Underground, this unique photographic collection provides a striking record of the subterranean city before financial pressures, a lack of planning and investment and new safety legislation began to take their toll.
143 p., ill., port ; 24 cm (hbk)
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0571304931
Book:Jet the rescue dog and other extraordinary stories of animals in wartime:2015 Book
Author: Long, David
Author: Bailey, Peter
Year: 2015
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Originally published: 2014 As mascots, messengers, rat-catchers and even spies, animals have long marched into war alongside servicemen and women. Dogs, horses, cats (even birds, camels and elephants) have saved thousands of lives through instinct, intelligence, courage and devotion. Like Jet, the dog who searched through ruins during the Blitz bombings to find survivors, or Sergeant Stubby, the dog who caught a spy. Engaging, uplifting and deeply moving, this book tells the stories of these brave, animal heroes.
231 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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