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Packed with real life tales of daring, adventure and mystery, Usborne True Stories are sure to keep readers turning the page. Each book is illustrated with maps and line drawings and includes notes on sources and ideas for further reading. Perfect for readers who prefer real life to fiction.
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Bookbuzz is a new reading programme from Booktrust that offers secondary schools the chance to let Year 7 pupils choose a book from a list of 17 titles that include fiction, non-fiction and poetry. The inaugural Bookbuzz list includes True Stories Heroes by Paul Dowswell, a gripping and engaging collection of amazing real life stories, now also available as an ebook.
Listen to author Paul Dowswell talking about True Stories Heroes.
Read Paul Dowswell's guest blog post for Bookbuzz exploring the theme of heroes for Children’s Book Week 2012.
Usborne's most popular Ture Stories titles are now available as ebooks for the Amazon Kindle, and in epub format for Kobo and other devices. Usborne ebooks in epub format can be purchased and downloaded from Usborne.com and from other online retailers. You can buy Kindle editions by clicking on the Kindle store links in the Usborne online catalogue.
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"This is a truly moving collection of tales...it brings history alive with real heroes." tBk Magazine's review of War Stories
"This epic collection of heroic acts celebrates human nature at its most tenacious, and the human spirit at its strongest. Ideal for children who love action-adventure, non-fiction and a short story format."
Booktrust review of Heroes
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