Book Title: The Great Famine (Irish History)

Details: Author: Brougham, Feargal

Reading Age: 9 - 10

Publisher: Evans Brothers Ltd

ISBN-13: 9780237536060

Number of pages: 32

Dimensions: 24.6 x 24.4 x 0.6 cm

Retail Price: €9.32

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Book Details

Book Description

This title explores Ireland before the Famine, the political situation, the crop failure of 1846 and the resulting mass emigration. It recounts famine stories and also looks at the legacy of this tragic period in Irish history.It is highly illustrated with colour photographs and diagrams. The text is clear and divided into easily digestible paragraphs, whilst key words are highlighted. Suggestion boxes throughout each book provide activities and tips for the reader, whilst a spread at the back for teachers and parents provides more activity suggestions and advice on how to use the book with children."