Philip Steele

Philip Steele has written books on history, geography, and cultural and social themes and is the author of many books for Kingfisher, including Navigators: Knights & Castles.


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Wow! Surprising Facts About Pirates

by Philip Steele, illustrated by Marck Aspinall
Kingfisher

Set sail on a high sea adventure with Wow! Surprising Facts About Pirates. Fascinating facts about notorious pirates, long lost buried treasure, swashbuckling...


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Kingfisher Readers L3: Vikings
Kingfisher Readers
by Philip Steele
Kingfisher

LEVEL 3 READING ALONE WITH SOME HELP 50 to75 words per page Text is accessible and engaging with plenty of interest and repetition, with some more variety of...


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Kingfisher Readers L5: Record Breakers, The Most Dangerous
Kingfisher Readers
by Philip Steele
Kingfisher

LEVEL 5 READING FLUENTLY Extent: 48pp, 75 to 100 words per page. Text at level 5 is for readers fast developing in confidence and ability. There is more text...


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Kingfisher Readers L4: The Arctic & Antarctica
Kingfisher Readers
by Philip Steele
Kingfisher

LEVEL 4: READING ALONE Extent: 32pp, 75 to 100 words per page Text at level 4 has a greater variety of language and types of information than level 3. More...


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Navigators: Ancient Greece
Navigators
by Philip Steele
Kingfisher

Navigate your way through a fantastic range of subjects with this visually spectacular new series. Every spread is brimming with lively text, amazing...


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Kingfisher Readers L3: Ancient Rome
Kingfisher Readers
by Philip Steele
Kingfisher

Many of the things we have today, such as our language, our laws, our buildings and our cooking started in ancient Rome.  This book introduces new readers to...


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I Wonder Why Countries Fly Flags
I Wonder Why
by Philip Steele
Kingfisher

The world is a fascinating place, and I Wonder Why Countries Fly Flags uses some irresistible questions to get kids thinking about the world beyond their...


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Kingfisher Readers L5: Ancient Egyptians
Kingfisher Readers
by Philip Steele
Kingfisher

"In ancient Egypt, there was a secret valley." So begins this in-depth look at one of the most fascinating of all nonfiction subjects, the Ancient Egyptians....


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Kingfisher Readers L4: Pirates
Kingfisher Readers
by Philip Steele
Kingfisher

Climb aboard, mateys, for more swashbuckling than has ever been seen in the pages of an early reader. Starting with who became pirates and why, and covering...


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Navigators: Ancient Rome
Navigators
By Philip Steele, illustrated by Steve Stone
Kingfisher

Navigate your way through a fantastic range of subjects with this visually spectacular trusted series. Every spread is brimming with lively text, amazing...


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Everything You Need to Know
Everything You Need To Know
by Deborah Chancellor, Deborah Murrell, Philip Steele, Barbara Taylor
Kingfisher

This wonderful first encyclopedia is the perfect one-volume book of knowledge for young readers. Arranged thematically in ten fascinating core topics, this...


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I Wonder Why Pyramids Were Built
I Wonder Why
by Philip Steele
Kingfisher

Browsers and young students alike will enjoy these lively question and answer books with their unique mix of realistic illustration and engaging cartoons. The...


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Kingfisher Knowledge: Wonders of the World
Kingfisher Knowledge
by Philip Steele
Kingfisher

From the ingenuity of ancient engineering to the innovation of modern marvels,Wonders of the World reveals the greatest statues and structures that the world...


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Navigators: Knights & Castles
Navigators
Philip Steele, illustrated by Alex Pang
Kingfisher

Travel back in time to an age of battles and bloodshed. Find out all about knights--their chivalry, valor, jousts, weapons, and battles. Then discover more...


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Legendary Journeys: Trains
Legendary Journeys
by Philip Steele, illustrated by Sebastian Quigley
Kingfisher

This is the slide-out, lift-up, see-through story of world-famous trains and railroads! Legendary Journeys: Trains unfolds the enthralling history of trains...


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Kingfisher Knowledge: The Middle East
Kingfisher Knowledge
Philip Steele
Kingfisher

The Middle East captures the richness and diversity of Middle Eastern culture, and places the region in its global context in a way that no other reference has...


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Kingfisher Knowledge: Human Body
Kingfisher Knowledge
By Richard Walker and Philip Steele
Kingfisher

Readers embark on a fantastic voyage through human biology and discover the body’s ins and outs as they’ve never seen them before. Beginning with the basic...


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The Medieval World

Philip Steele
Kingfisher

Thundering hooves, shining armor, and magnificent fortresses . . . the medieval age still fascinates young readers. Heraldry, knights, castles, battles,...


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The World of Pirates

Philip Steele
Kingfisher

Read about piracy through the ages, from the Caribbean to the South China Seas. Learn about pirate ships flags, and daily life for the crew. What exactly was...


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