Paperback Olaudah Equiano : from slavery to freedom / written by Paul Thomas ; illustrated by Victor Ambrus.
Publication year: 2007
Publisher: London : Collins,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780007230969 (pbk.) : 0007230966 (pbk.) :
Text on inside back cover.
In 1807, parliament passed a law that finally ended slavery in Britain. One of the most important people in getting this law passed was a brave and brilliant man. His name was Olaudah Equiano. This title presents his story. Part of 'Collins Big Cat' series for ages 4-7, it includes practical teaching notes. Build your child's reading confidence at home with books at the right levelOlaudah Equiano was kidnapped as a child from his village in Africa and shipped to America to begin life as a slave. This book recounts his amazing journey to freedom and how he eventually helped to put an end to slavery. The text and pictures graphically portray his life aboard ship, on the plantations and later life in the English gentry.Emerald/Band 15 books provide a widening range of genres including science fiction and biography, prompting more ways to respond to texts.Text type - A biographyThere is a useful glossary and a timeline of Olaudah's life to help children recount the information.Curriculu
Series title: Collins big cat.
47 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 21 cm.