This title looks at the life and work of Florence Nightingale. Children learn about the Crimean War, features of hospitals and how and why people become famous. Using historical photographs, paintings and a simple map, children can discover why Florence went to the Crimea and what changes she made. The best selling Start-Up series of books have now been rewritten to emphasise the cross-curricular teaching potential of each title. They will provide notes and activities, spread by spread, highlighting ways in which learning can be extended in various subject areas for KS1. The other key changes on the original series will be revamped end sections featuring extension learning details together with the latest internet and web resource information.
Stewart Ross is an established children's nonfiction author. His titles include "Ancient Greece"; "The Great Fire of London"; "Please Help, Miss Nightingale!"; "The Price of Victory"; "The Home Front in WWII"; "Tales of the Dead: Ancient Egypt"; and "The Terror Trail."