John Malam studied Ancient History and Archaeology at the University of Birmingham, after which he worked as an archaeologist at the Ironbridge Gorge Museum in Shropshire. He is now an author specialising in information books for children and is a National Literacy Trust Reading Champion. He lives in Cheshire with his wife, a teacher, and has two grown-up children.
Children now have to learn about ancient civilisations in KS2, so this series is perfect to support that ... when children have enjoyed this excellent book with its informative pictures, photos and diagrams, they will have a much better understanding of our ancestors * Parents In Touch *
What an interesting and attractive book. From the simple yet effective way of differentiating Stone Age, Bronze Age and Iron Age to the interesting selection of prehistoric monuments, this is an appealing and very readable look at one aspect of the Stone Age...Design, appearance and language are all appropriate for key stage 2, and especially lower key stage 2 who are more likely to study the Stone Age. This will make an excellent resource book, or library book to help pupils explore the Stone Age. * Alf Wilkinson, The Historical Association *