The Natural Science section is an adaptation of two books which were published in the early 90's and a from 1998 publication.
Paul Billiet, Shirley Burchill. 1990. Discovering Natural Science. Paris, France: REMI.
Paul Billiet, Shirley Burchill. 1991. Advancing in Natural Science. Paris, France: REMI.
And the following internal publications
Paul Billiet, Shirley Burchill, Alan Damon and Deborah James. 1998 Having Fun in Natural Science. Paris, France, REMI.
The History section is an adaptation of three books that were published in 1995.
Richard Gale, Nigel Hughes, Keith Woodall and Shirley Burchill. 1995. The Shaping of Modern Europe. Paris, France, REMI.
Richard Gale, Nigel Hughes, Peter Price, Keith Woodall and Shirley Burchill. 1995. Britain: Island State to Empire. Paris, France, REMI.
Nigel Hughes, Peter Price, Keith Woodall and Shirley Burchill. 1996. Two Centuries of Revolutionary Change. Paris, France, REMI.
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