Packed full of primary source material, this special one-off title commemorates the centenary of the Titanic disaster in April 2012.
First-hand accounts alongside a wealth of original documents, photographs and letters, this title tells the story of the Titanic, from descriptions of the passengers and the ship inside and out to why the Titanic was considered 'unsinkable' and the dangers of floating ice. Stories of heroism on board, stories from the lifeboats and theories for raising the Titanic are included. The book concludes by considering lessons that were learnt from this disaster.
Brian Moses has been a professional children's poet since 1988. To date, he has over 200 books published including volumes of his own poetry such as Lost Magic: The Very Best of Brian Moses ( Macmillan), anthologies such as The Secret Lives of Teachers and The Best Ever Book of Funny Poems (both Macmillan) and picture books such as Dreamer: Saving Our Wild World (Otter-Barry Books)and Walking With My Iguana (Troika).
Over 1 million copies of Brian's poetry books have now been sold and he has written or edited over 40 books for Hodder Children's Books. Brian also visits schools to run writing workshops and perform his own poetry and percussion shows. To date, he has visited well over 3000 schools and libraries throughout the UK and abroad.
He is also founder & co-director of a national scheme for able writers administered by his booking agency Authors Abroad.
CBBC once commissioned him to write a poem for the Queen's 80th birthday and he was invited by Prince Charles to speak at the Prince's Summer conference for teachers in 2007.