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Four Guineas A Journey Through West Africa

Author: Elspeth Huxley

Publisher: The Reprint Society (1955)

Treasure the descriptions of Africa, how history is swallowed by the forest as it encroaches and destroys man's puny structures; the ghosts and trolls that are believed to inhabit the forest; the lazy river meandering towards the open sea. Some of the four countries (I think The Gambia is one - names have changed in the intervening years) had a history of democratic rule before the Europeans arrived, others had kings with terrible religious practices involving human sacrifice.

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Freaky Peaks

Authors: Mike Phillips, Anita Ganeri

Part of a series: Horrible Geography

Publisher: Scholastic Ltd (2009)

Take an intrepid adventure among the world’s tallest mountains in Freaky Peaks. Get your mittens ready for a thrilling mountain hike from Everest to Kilimanjaro and beyond! Read about the intrepid explorers who first conquered the heights of the world and try to spot the mysterious Yeti along the way. Discover how mountains are formed. Glide down a giant glacier. Read this and stand on top of the world.

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Geography 1 For Key Stage 3

Authors: RoseMarie Gallagher, Richard Parish, Janet Williamson

Publisher: Oxford University Press (2001)

A rigorous approach to content with a lively presentation and style makes the book interesting, attractive and academically sound. Its features are: step-by-step illustrated explanations make new concepts very clear; the author's light touch will appeal to students and make the course interesting and engaging; very clear explanations will help the full ability range to grasp concepts; and fascinating facts and strange details make the book interesting for all students. Student activities can be answered from the text so give plenty of opportunities for understanding to be tested and for the full ability range to participate.

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Geography 2 For Key Stage 3

Authors: RoseMarie Gallagher, Richard Parish

Publisher: Oxford University Press (2001)

"Geog." is a course specially written for Key Stage 3 of the revised (year 2000) National Curriculum. It combines a rigorous approach to content with a lively presentation and style. For the pupil, the course provides clear, step-by-step illustrated explanations and plenty of questions and activities. For the teacher, both specialist and non-specialist, the course offers effective classroom delivery and reliable support.

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Geography 3 For Key Stage 3

Authors: RoseMarie Gallagher, Richard Parish

Publisher: Oxford University Press (2002)

Geography 3 for Key Stage text book.

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Great British Weather Disasters

Author: Philip Eden

Publisher: Continuum Books (2008)

Disaster books traditionally feed on hype, sensationalism and bad science. Philip Eden redresses the balance. placing the most important events of our time in their proper historical context and offering sensible, considered reasoning this book will be a wake up call to all of those predicting the end of british weather as we know it.

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Hertfordshire

Author: W. Branch Johnson

Publisher:

Brief description of Hertfordshire on the lines of Mr F G Brabant's book. General features of the county are described

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Holland

Author: Nina Nelson

Publisher: Hastings House (1970)

Holland, Dutch History and Culture, Travelogue

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Journey Home

Author: John Hillaby

Publisher: Constable (1983)

Journey home is more than simply the record of a walk through Britain with the fascinating sounds and sights of a charging landscape. It provides the author, as he walks, with touchstones of his past childhood memories of the East Coast, a teenage love affair in the Dales, journalistic exploits in Yorkshire; army-camp life in the Brecklands of Suffolk; and exotic days in the old Belgian Congo. This journey home is not only the gathering together of the threads of an energetic, eventful, travel-filled life; it touches also lightly on the joys of a fresh start with his new wife. Katie. For the first time he is not walking alone.

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Journey Through Europe

Author: John Hillaby

Publisher: Book Club Associates (1972)

In 1970 John Hillaby walked from north to south Europe, from the Netherlands to the South of France. This is his entertaining and enjoyable account of that journey.

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