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Andrew Langley

Author of Medieval Life (Eyewitness Books)

232 Works 4,518 Members 37 Reviews 1 Favorited

About the Author

Andrew Langley was born in 1949 in Britain. He has dedicated his career to penning educational books that meet the needs of young readers. Langley's first books were primarily straightforward works designed to explain day-to-day facts; in his "Behind the Scenes" series, for example, he explores show more what goes on at various familiar locations, such as a hotel and police station. As his career has progressed, Langley has increasingly focused on the subject that most interests him - history. He has produced biographies of a broad range of people from history as well as historic overviews such as The Roman News, Medieval Life, Renaissance, and Ancient Egypt. (Bowker Author Biography) show less
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Works by Andrew Langley

Medieval Life (Eyewitness Books) (0001) — Author — 726 copies
The Roman News (1996) 403 copies
Pirates (100 Facts) (1901) 205 copies
What I Believe (1999) 162 copies
Shakespeare's Theatre (1999) 63 copies
The Wild West (100 Facts) (2001) 52 copies
Navigators: Rainforest (2010) 46 copies
The Stuarts (1993) 45 copies
Wool (Everyday Materials) (2008) 42 copies
500 Things You Should Know About History (2001) — Author; Author — 39 copies
The Little Book of Tea Tips (2005) 26 copies
Grasslands (Nature Search) (1993) 22 copies
Oxford First Encyclopedia (1998) 22 copies
Living Through World War II (2010) 19 copies
First Fun Atlas (2001) 18 copies
Paper (Everyday Materials) (1993) 18 copies
I Wonder How Many Bones Do I Have? (I Wonder) (1991) — Author — 17 copies
Metal (Everyday Materials) (2008) 16 copies
The Story of Easter (1990) 15 copies
I Wonder How Does the Wind Blow? (I Wonder) (1991) — Author — 13 copies
Oxford First Encyclopedia (1998) 12 copies
Glass (Everyday Materials) (2008) 11 copies
Travel Games for Kids (1987) 8 copies
Walking (Live Action) (2004) 7 copies
Under the ground (1985) 6 copies
People (Fact Finders) (1989) 6 copies
Jungles (1986) 5 copies
Ian Botham (Profiles) (1983) 5 copies
De Romeinse tijd (1997) 4 copies
Israel in Our World (2010) 4 copies
Twenty Names in Crime (1988) 4 copies
Travel Quizzes for Kids (1988) 4 copies
Space (Know It All) (2014) 4 copies
Pakistan in our world (2010) 4 copies
Running (Live Action) (2004) 4 copies
Energy (Topics) (1986) 3 copies
Renaissance (1999) 3 copies
Explorers 3 copies
Great Disasters (Topics) (1986) 3 copies
Research It! (2010) 3 copies
Viking Express (2017) 2 copies
De middeleeuwen (2011) 2 copies
Dinosaurs (Know it All) (1987) 2 copies
Television (Topics) (1986) 2 copies
Jumping (Live Action) (2004) 2 copies
Opkomst van de industrie (1994) 2 copies
100 Greatest Tyrants (1997) 2 copies
Swimming (Live Action) (2004) 2 copies
Den Romerske arena (2000) 1 copy
Groot-Brittannië (1989) 1 copy
Dairy produce (1981) 1 copy
Roma Antiga 1 copy
Anglo-Saxon Times (2018) 1 copy
Post Office (1985) 1 copy
Combat Pilot (People) (1986) 1 copy
El Castell medieval (1998) 1 copy
El Coliseu romà (1999) 1 copy
Els Faraons d'Egipte (1999) 1 copy
El Galió (1998) 1 copy
Links: Steel (Links) (1993) 1 copy
Post Office 1 copy
Kalózok (2003) 1 copy
A Cup of Tea (Origins) (1999) 1 copy
La nature en furie (2006) 1 copy

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Birthdate
1949-10-26
Gender
male
Nationality
UK
Education
University of London

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A book about the original Globe and the reconstruction now in London more or less on the original site. Mixes illustrations of the old and of the new in progress with photos of the new one under construction and in use. There are illustrations of the new Globe with the modern London skyline in the background. The architectural illustrations are quite good. Photos of a performance in progress lead me to think that I would find seeing a play at the new Globe rather boring. I bet those seats are expensive!… (more)
 
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Works
232
Members
4,518
Popularity
#5,553
Rating
3.9
Reviews
37
ISBNs
672
Languages
17
Favorited
1

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