A valuable source of information on the topics concerned. (School Librarian)
The glory of the series is the way it plunges children into the thick of history and beguiles them with the strangeness of another time. (Books for Keeps)
The idea of the 'Look Inside' series is elegant... The format is generous with contemporary prints and photographs, and eyewitness quotations (many of them footnoted, something unique in a book for this age group)... And where there is rich evidence, like the treasure trove from the 'Mary Rose', the past emerges in all its complexity. (Books for Keeps)
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A Look Inside the life and characteristics of people who lived in these times.