Rupert's Parchment (Hardcover)

Story of Magna Carta

By Eileen Cameron, Doris Ettlinger (Illustrator)

Mascot Books, 9781620869840

Publication Date: April 7, 2015

List Price: 17.95*
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Description

Celebrating 800 years of liberties enshrined in Magna Carta, RUPERT'S PARCHMENT, STORY OF MAGNA CARTA gives Rupert, son of a local parchment maker, a ring side seat at the historic sealing of the great document, Magna Carta, at Runnymede meadow in England in the year 1215. This historical fiction picture book tells the exciting story of the fight for the principles of freedom while readers live through this momentous time through the eyes of young Rupert. Included is a section explaining the history of Magna Carta, a glossary and comparison of Magna Carta and the U.S. Bill of Rights which will interest parents and teachers.