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Robbers, Cops, Crime

by Roy Apps

Robbers, Cops, Crime Synopsis

Discover the amazing history of policing through photographs - from historic invaders to Interpol and DNA profiling in this fascinating children's book for ages 7+ At the first sign of danger we call 999, but what did people do before the police force existed? Learn about the evolution of the service that protects us - from keeping invaders in order to the first bobbies on the beat and the latest crime-fighting scientific developments. Wayland have partnered with The National Archives to bring you this incredible photographic record of one of the most revered professions around: policing. Trace policing through history, beginning with the Romans. Then learn about Scotland's first organised police force, smuggling, poaching and street crime, the River police and the Industrial Revolution, the evolution of police vehicles, the world's most famous detective and the introduction of women to the service.

Robbers, Cops, Crime Press Reviews

Learn about the evolution of the service that protects us - from keeping invaders in order to the first bobbies on the beat and the latest crime-fighting scientific developments ... an incredible photographic record of one of the most revered professions around: policing. * Parents In Touch * The text is clear and the use of colourful circles containing further information breaks the subject down into manageable chunks. * The School Librarian *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781526300904
Publication date: 9th April 2020
Author: Roy Apps
Publisher: Wayland an imprint of Hachette Children's Group
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 32 pages
Categories: History & the past: general interest (Children's / Teenage), Work & industry / world of work (Children's / Teenage),

About Roy Apps

About the author: Roy Apps is the author of more than 50 children's books, including The Twitches, Fang Gang and How To Handle. He is the author of the highly successful Dream to Win series for Franklin Watts. His novel The Secret Summer of Daniel Lyons won The Writers' Guild Children's Book Award and was shortlisted for the Whitbread Awards. It is now a successful musical. Roy also writes extensively for radio, theatre and TV. In 2001 he was awarded a BAFTA for his children's TV work, which includes Byker Grove, The Ghost Hunter and Barmy Aunt Boomerang. Roy visits schools, libraries ...

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