Stories through time.
Throughout time stories have been passed from generation to generation around campfires and tables, from parent to child and friend to friend.
Now stories are written in books for every one to enjoy and so they never get lost in time
Every year millions of pounds are spent on books.
New books are published every day ,with the UK publishing the most per capita.
The highest grossing books of all time are:
1. The Da Vinci code by Dan Brown
2. Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows by J.K.Rowling
3. Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone by J.K.Rowling
4. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K.Rowling
5. Fifty Shades of Grey E.L.James
6. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K.Rowling
7. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K.Rowling
8. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K.Rowling
9. Angels and Demons by Dan Brown
10. Harry Potter and the Half-blood Prince:Children's Edition by J.K.Rowling
Shakespeare was born April 1564 in Stratford-Upon-Avon.
Shakespeare is most famous as a play write but was also an actor.
Shakespeare wrote an estimated 38 plays and 154 sonnets.
Agatha Christie was born September 1890
She is most famous for writing murder mysteries.
one of her most famous works was Murder on the orient express
Throughout her life Agatha Christie wrote 85 books.