'Who's Who in British History' contains biographies of 250 of the most important people in British history. Written in an informal, friendly style, the book provides essential information about their lives. Aimed at children of 8-12 years, the book is easy to use, with cross references, a glossary and an index. The text is interspersed with appealing cartoon-style illustrations. Includes a huge range of biographies from kings and queens, artists, saints, writers, inventors, sporting heroes, explorers, politicians and statesment, philanthropists, pilots, rebels and villains, pretenders to the throne to teachers, warriors and fashion victims. Expert consultant: Dr Miles Taylor of King's College, University of London.