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Books with author Ruper Matthews

  • DK Readers L3: Knights and Castles

    Rupert Matthews

    Paperback (DK Children, June 7, 2016)
    From armor to jousting, Knights and Castles covers everything there is to know about knights and medieval castles.Knights and Castles takes an up-close look at the history of knights, their chivalrous code, the battles they fought, and more. Learn about the heroic actions of famous knights, including El Cid and Sir John Hawkwood, and the monks who took up arms to protect pilgrims. Explore famous castles, including Beaufort, Krak des Chevaliers, and Carisbrooke Castle.Discover what it took to become a knight in Knights and Castles.Perfect for 7-9 year olds starting to read alone, Level 3 titles include in-depth information presented through more complex sentence structure with increasing amount of text to expand the reader's general knowledge and confidence in reading. Additional information spreads are full of extra facts, developing the topics through a range of nonfiction presentation styles, such as fliers, instructions, and record-breaker statistics.Trusted by parents, teachers, and librarians, and loved by kids, DK's leveled reading series is now revised and updated. With shiny new jackets and brand new nonfiction narrative content on the topics kids love, each book is written and reviewed by literacy experts, and contains a glossary and index making them the perfect choice for helping develop strong reading habits for kids ages 3-11.
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  • World's Smallest Dinosaurs

    Rupert Matthews

    eBook (Raintree, Nov. 1, 2014)
    This fun, interesting book introduces readers to some of the smallest dinosaurs that ever walked the Earth.
  • DK Readers L3: Knights and Castles

    Rupert Matthews

    eBook (DK Children, June 7, 2016)
    From armor to jousting, Knights and Castles covers everything there is to know about knights and medieval castles. Knights and Castles takes an up-close look at the history of knights, their chivalrous code, the battles they fought, and more. Learn about the heroic actions of famous knights, including El Cid and Sir John Hawkwood, and the monks who took up arms to protect pilgrims. Explore famous castles, including Beaufort, Krak des Chevaliers, and Carisbrooke Castle. Discover what it took to become a knight in Knights and Castles. Perfect for 7-9 year olds starting to read alone, Level 3 titles include in-depth information presented through more complex sentence structure with increasing amount of text to expand the reader's general knowledge and confidence in reading. Additional information spreads are full of extra facts, developing the topics through a range of nonfiction presentation styles, such as fliers, instructions, and record-breaker statistics. Trusted by parents, teachers, and librarians, and loved by kids, DK's leveled reading series is now revised and updated. With new jackets and brand new nonfiction narrative content on the topics kids love, each book is written and reviewed by literacy experts, and contains a glossary and index making them the perfect choice for helping develop strong reading habits for kids ages 3-11.
  • Titanic

    Rupert Matthews

    eBook (Arcturus, )
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  • DK Eyewitness Books: Explorer

    Rupert Matthews

    Hardcover (DK Children, Aug. 20, 2012)
    How did the earliest sailors navigate? Who crossed the Australian continent first? What did the Egyptians find in the "Land of the Gods"? DK Eyewitness Books: Explorer takes a look at the worlds of Amelia Earhart, Jacques Cousteau, Marco Polo and other famous explorers, sharing real-life photographs of their equipment and personal possessions, as well as objects they found. Readers will see arrows shot into Livingstone's boat, Spanish conquistadors gold, and insect specimens brought back by naturalist explorers and gain an understanding of the extraordinary explorations that helped shape our world today. The most trusted nonfiction series on the market, Eyewitness Books provide an in-depth, comprehensive look at their subjects with a unique integration of words and pictures. The story of exploration — from early expeditions to high-tech trips into space — is presented in vivid visual detail in this intriguing guide.
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  • DK Readers L3: Rain Forest Explorer

    Rupert Matthews

    Paperback (DK Children, July 21, 2014)
    In this Level 3 DK Reader follow the blog of an adventurous young explorer through the Amazon to her Uncle's rain forest research station. In Rain Forest Explorer children able to read on their own can follow her trip along the Rio Blanco river where she goes jaguar tracking, joins tribal villagers for a feast after hunting, and discovers an ancient site. DK Readers is a multi-level reading program guaranteed to capture children's interest while developing their reading skills and general knowledge. With nine new exciting titles to choose from this season, kid's ages 4-10 will find the perfect book at their appropriate reading level to help with school projects or independent reading. Supports the Common Core State Standards.
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  • Conquerors: From the Age of Legions, Empires and Kings, 3000 Years of Conquest and Rule

    Rupert Matthews

    Hardcover (Carlton Books, Oct. 6, 2009)
    Whether they set out to build an empire or simply to pillage, the world’s great conquerors blazed trails of bloody havoc across the pages of world history—and also across the pages of this action-packed interactive volume! Filled with illustrations, photographs, and artistic reconstructions, Conquerors sheds light on the exploits of thirteen powerful invaders from before the 18th century—all of whom created and controlled kingdoms. Every larger-than-life figure is detailed in turn, so budding historians will understand the scope of their conquests, the result of their actions, the underlying motivation for their behavior, and the military technology that enabled their successes. And kids will really enjoy the special interactive items that highlight the most exciting, gruesome, and amazing aspects of this history!
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  • Strange Animals

    Ruper Matthews

    Hardcover (QED Publishing, )
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  • Avoid Being an Assyrian Soldier

    Rupert Matthews

    Paperback (Book House, Aug. 1, 2007)
    You are a young farmer in Assyria during the reign of King Sargon II in the year 720 BC. Forced to join the rich and powerful Assyrian army, you quickly learn that sieges and battles are much worse than you had thought. This volume is an introduction to the conventions of non-fiction texts for young readers.
  • Titanic

    Rupert Matthews

    eBook (Arcturus, )
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  • Dinosaur Dictionary - An A to Z of Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Reptiles

    Rupert Matthews

    Paperback (Scholastic, Inc, )
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  • Explorer

    Rupert Matthews

    Hardcover (Knopf Books for Young Readers, Oct. 1, 1991)
    Full-color photos. Here is a stunning visual examination of the history of exploration, covering not only the earliest voyages around the Mediterranean and the mapping of the New World but also the latest discoveries under the sea and out in space.
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