Not currently on our shelves, but available to order (usually within a few days)
Libraries are the keepers of the world's memory.This series takes readers (Ages 8-12) on a historical journey, examining how people coped in the past and how they developed ingenious ways to make life safer and less unpleasant. Each book features full-color cartoon-style illustrations and hilarious speech bubbles to heighten interest, making the series attractive even to reluctant readers.For 5,000 years and more, libraries have been gathering and preserving writings of all kinds. They're storehouses of knowledge, and imagination, and fun. Learn about how these places and their collections of written words allow us to check our facts, find important information, share stories, beliefs and ideas, build communities, make things, and learn valuable life skills.
About the Author
Bergin studied at Eastbourne College of Art and has illustrated many children's books. He lives in Bexhill-on-Sea, England, with his wife and three children.
Fiona Macdonald studied history at Cambridge University, England, and at the University of East Anglia. She has taught in schools, adult education, and universities, and is the author of numerous books for children.