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The Mayflower Facts & Jokes (Totally Gross & Awesome)

John Townsend, David Antram (Illustrator)


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Laugh as you learn all about the Mayflower's historic voyage to America

What was it like to be on the Mayflower as it journeyed to America in 1620? Through hilarious jokes, myth-busting trivia, and tons of fun facts, this quirky little book provides an accessible, entertaining introduction to history. It explores the hardships the pilgrims endured, conflicts with the Native American peoples who already lived in the "New World," and the frightful fate of turkeys during the Thanksgiving celebration. Kids will enjoy learning about the difficulty of bathing (eew ), the type of food eaten on the ship, and why some folks were keen to make the break with England and start fresh.

Scribo, 9781912904587, 128pp.

Publication Date: November 5, 2019

About the Author

John Townsend worked as a teacher before becoming a full-time writer of children's books. He specializes in fun, exciting information books for reluctant readers, as well as fast-paced fiction and "fiction with facts" books. David Antram studied at Eastbourne College of Art in the UK and then worked in advertising for 15 years before becoming a full-time illustrator. He has since illustrated well over 100 titles, mainly for children and young adults.