"The Story of..." is a series designed expressly to help teachers fulfil the QCA schemes of work for History at Key Stage 1. With titles matched directly to topics, this series takes an accessible approach to real history. An excellent match for the QCA Schemes of Work for History at KS1 is provided, with a child-friendly, accessible story-telling approach allowing flexibility of use in the classroom. The larger format facilitates use as a Read-Aloud book.
Anita Ganeri is an award-winning author of information books for children. Educated at Cambridge University, she has written more than 300 books, including the best-selling 'Horrible Geography' series (Scholastic Children's Books) which won a 2009 Blue Peter Book Award. She writes widely on animals and the natural world. A recent title for Raintree, A Day in the Life of Rainforest Animals: Capybara, has been shortlisted for a Maryland Blue Crab Award 2012. Anita lives in the north of England with her husband, children and assorted pets.