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14 Fun Facts About Big Ben And The Clock Tower
Series: 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2018 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Symbols, Monuments, National Parks, etc., Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Europe
It is used to show location in hundreds of movies and television shows. Showing an image of this one building immediately lets people know that something is happening in London, England. It is the clock tower, often called Big Ben by the people of the world. The tower took 34 years to build from the ashes of the fire that destroyed Parliament in 1834. Find out more in this 15-minute book. RL: 6.5
Catherine the Great: Empress of Russia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2019 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Royalty, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Europe
Sophie von Anhalt-Zerbst was an intelligent and ambitious girl. She first met her cousin Karl Peter Ulrich when she was ten. She didn’t like him. The scheming of others saw her life turned around. A new name and country and an unhappy marriage lead to Karl "Peter" on the Russian throne. Catherine soon overthrew him. Ruling Russia for 34 years, she became known as Catherine the Great. RL: 6.9