Join Sal, Ash, Scully and the rest of the Espresso team as they explore their local area. Discover how you can find out what is special about where you live, how it has changed and its famous connections. Plus make a map stick, create a picture quiz and much more!
This book is part of the Espresso Ideas Box series, which have a wealth of information and ideas for exploring topics in a cross-curricular way. They are produced in association with Espresso Education, the leading digital curriculum service in the UK - used in over 10,000 primary schools.
Jillian Powell has an MA in English from Cambridge University and an M.Phil in Art History from the Courtauld Institute, London. She is an experienced writer of children's fiction and non-fiction, and has written on many social issues.
What is special about where you live? Finding out about the past What is the natural history of your district? The square metre project What can maps tell us? Make a map stick Changes to your area Who lives in your area? What jobs do people do? Make a picture quiz What problems are there in your area? Famous connections Attracting visitors to where you live Glossary Espresso connections Index