What do a weaver from France, a trumpet player from Africa, a writer from the Caribbean and a refugee from Germany have in common? Over the last 1,000 years, along with many others, they all migrated from their own countries and settled in Britain. In this book, you will travel back in time and step inside the stories of some of these inspiring people. You will find out why they migrated, experience what life was like for them, and celebrate how they have helped to make Britain such a thriving and vibrant place to live.
Journeys: the Story of Migration to Britain is part of the Reading Planet range of books for Stars (Lime) to Supernova (Red+) band. Children aged 7-11 will be inspired to love reading through the gripping stories and fascinating information books created by top authors. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and questions to support reading at home and develop comprehension skills. Reading age: 10-11 years