Pickling with Words: A rhyming guide to British history from Stonehenge to Elizabeth II

John Townsend


Strap yourself in for a breakneck, rib-tickling trip through the whole of British history in Pickling with Words, a poem that gives a humorous and informative account of Britain’s development, from Stonehenge to Elizabeth II, introducing young readers to the wars, rulers, cultural shifts and bloody occurrences that have shaped the country. Filled with ingenious rhymes and charming, vibrant illustrations, children will be enthralled and want to read it over and over again.

About the Author

John Townsend worked as a Secondary School teacher before becoming a full time writer of children’s books and a writer-in-residence in a primary school tree-house. He specialises in fun, exciting information books for reluctant readers, as well as fast-paced fiction, reading schemes and ‘fiction with facts’ books. He visits schools around the country to encourage excitement in all aspects of reading and writing. He has recently written 12 plays based on Salariya’s You Wouldn’t Want To Be series that will be uploaded to the company’s new website for use in classrooms.

Product information

Type: Hardback
Pages: 112
Size: 165 x 120 mm