May's Book of the Month
1st May 2018
Our featured "Book of the Month" for May is an informative guide to political systems, elections, voting and government, and issues including feminism, human rights, freedom of speech and fake news.
Ages: 8 years and up
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Complex topics are explained in this hard-cover "for beginners" book using clear text and bright, infographic style illustrations inclucing tips on how to argue and debate, a glossary, and links to specially selected websites with more information.
Authors Alex Frith, Rosie Hore and Louie Stowell discuss writing Politics for Beginners – and why the book is important.
"Writing a book about politics for children against a backdrop of Brexit and Trump was an interesting challenge. How do you explain turbulent times to someone who hasn’t yet developed a thick and cynical skin? How do you explain why politicians do the things they do, why people protest against the government, or why some countries go to war..." read the entire article
This book is getting lot's of interest by the press, book critics and readers alike. Take a look at a sampling:
Reader's review Once Upon a Book
Press reviewThe Week Junior, Book of the Week
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