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History & the past: general interest (Children's / Teenage) books

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George Washington: The First President by Sarah Albee George Washington: The First President

Beginning readers will learn about the milestones in George Washington's life in this Level Two I Can Read biography, which combines a traditional, illustrated narrative with historical illustrations at the back of book-complete with a timeline, illustrations, and interesting facts...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/11/2017

Fact Cat: History: Emily Davison by Izzi Howell Fact Cat: History: Emily Davison

A charming introduction to key curriculum topics for young children.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/11/2017

Fact Cat: History: Rosa Parks by Izzi Howell Fact Cat: History: Rosa Parks

A charming introduction to key curriculum topics for young children.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/11/2017

Did Anything Good Come Out of... WWI? by Philip Steele Did Anything Good Come Out of... WWI?

Exploring the advances in science and technology, the changes in society and the artistic developments that came out of turbulent periods in history.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/11/2017

Did Anything Good Come Out of... the Cold War? by Paul Mason Did Anything Good Come Out of... the Cold War?

Exploring the advances in science and technology, the changes in society and the artistic developments that came out of turbulent periods in history.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/11/2017

Draw Like an Egyptian by Jay Wright Draw Like an Egyptian


Format: Paperback - Released: 14/11/2017

10: Events That Changed the World by Cath Senker 10: Events That Changed the World

Covering both ancient and modern history, this series looks at how groundbreaking art, events, people and ideas have changed the world.
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/11/2017

Raid of No Return (Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales #7) A World War II Tale of the Doolittle Raid by Nathan Hale Raid of No Return (Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales #7) A World War II Tale of the Doolittle Raid

The 7th entry in the New York Times bestselling series -- Nathan Hale covers the air battles of World War II!
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/11/2017

The Horror of World War I by Nancy Dickmann The Horror of World War I

Explore the history of World War I, from causes and effects to what made this period of history so deadly.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017

The Viking Express by Andrew Langley The Viking Express

Like a Viking warrior's muscles, it is bulging with news and features, including headline news, religious news, farming news, food and drink, fashion highlights, arts and entertainment, property, handy hints and even items for sale.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017

The Horror of World War II by Nancy Dickmann The Horror of World War II

Explore the history of World War II, from causes and effects to what made this period of history so deadly.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017

The Horror of the Holocaust by Claire Throp The Horror of the Holocaust

Explore the history of the Holocaust, from causes and effects to what made this period of history so deadly.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017

The Horror of the Bubonic Plague by Claire Throp The Horror of the Bubonic Plague

Explore the history of the bubonic plague, from causes and effects to what made this period of history so deadly.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017

Deadly History Pack A of 4 by Claire Throp, Nancy Dickmann Deadly History Pack A of 4
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Explore some of history's deadliest events. Learn more about the causes and effects of world events while becoming more informed about why history can be so deadly.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017

Three Cheers for Women! by Marcia Williams Three Cheers for Women!

A celebration of inspirational women from all over the world and throughout history, told in Marcia Williams' much-loved comic-strip style.Join Marcia Williams as she celebrates incredible women from around the world and throughout history. From writers to warriors and astronauts...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017

Coming Soon

Found!: Anglo-Saxon Britain by Moira Butterfield Found!: Anglo-Saxon Britain

What can artefacts from the past tell us about the people who lived way back when?
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/12/2017

Britain in the Past: Iron Age by Moira Butterfield Britain in the Past: Iron Age

What can artefacts from the past tell us about the people who lived way back when?
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/12/2017

Did Anything Good Come Out of... WWII? by Emma Marriott Did Anything Good Come Out of... WWII?

Exploring the advances in science and technology, the changes in society and the artistic developments that came out of turbulent periods in history.
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/12/2017

Fact Cat: History: Mary Seacole by Izzi Howell Fact Cat: History: Mary Seacole

A charming introduction to key curriculum topics for young children.
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/12/2017

Did Anything Good Come Out of... the Vietnam War? by Philip Steele Did Anything Good Come Out of... the Vietnam War?

Exploring the advances in science and technology, the changes in society and the artistic developments that came out of turbulent periods in history.
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/12/2017

Fact Cat: History: Edith Cavell by Izzi Howell Fact Cat: History: Edith Cavell

A charming introduction to key curriculum topics for young children.
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/12/2017

Parallel History: The Modern World by Alex Woolf Parallel History: The Modern World

This beautifully illustrated series takes you on a chronological journey through major developments in civilisations across the world
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/12/2017

Parallel History: The Nineteenth-Century World by Alex Woolf Parallel History: The Nineteenth-Century World

This beautifully illustrated series takes you on a chronological journey through major developments in civilisations across the world
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/12/2017

History of the World in 100 Pictures by Rob Lloyd Jones History of the World in 100 Pictures

This stunningly presented history of the world covers.100 fascinating historical subjects, including Ancient Egypt, Alexander the Great, the start of Islam, the Aztecs, the French Revolution, the first computer, Albert Einstein and the Space Race. Each topic is brought to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/12/2017

Fact Cat: History: Florence Nightingale by Izzi Howell Fact Cat: History: Florence Nightingale

Introducing young children to historical events with a global significance, the illustrated 'Fact Cat' character helps readers discover answers to key questions
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/12/2017

Awful Egyptians by Terry Deary Awful Egyptians

Readers can discover all the foul facts about the AWFUL EGYPTIANS, including why people worshipped a dung beetle, which pharaoh married her grandfather and what the 'Shepherd of the Royal Backside' had to do. These bestselling titles are sure to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/01/2018

Rotten Romans by Terry Deary Rotten Romans

Readers can discover all the foul facts about the ROTTEN ROMANS, including what Roman soldiers wore under their kilts and how Romans told the future with dead chickens. With a bold, accessible new look, these bestselling titles are sure to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/01/2018

Savage Stone Age by Terry Deary Savage Stone Age

Readers can discover all the facts about the SAVAGE STONE AGE such as what they used instead of toilet paper, why a hole in the skull is good for headaches and how to make a Stone Age mummy. Revised by...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/01/2018

Terrifying Tudors by Terry Deary Terrifying Tudors

Readers can discover all the foul facts about the TERRIFYING TUDORS, including who invited Queen Elizabeth I to see his brand-new toilet and how to catch jail fever if you've never been to prison. These bestselling titles are sure to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/01/2018

Woeful Second World War by Terry Deary Woeful Second World War

Readers can discover all the foul facts about the WOEFUL SECOND WORLD WAR, including why the blitzed Brits ate chicken-fruit, sinkers and nutty, what really happened in Dad's Army and how to make a rude noise with a gas mask....
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/01/2018

Other books in this genre

The Christmas Story [Deluxe Edition] by The Metropolitan Museum of Art The Christmas Story [Deluxe Edition]

A luxurious clothbound edition of the bestselling Abrams book.
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/10/2017

History's Mysteries by Kitson Jazynka History's Mysteries

Why were the Easter Island heads erected? What really happened to the Maya? Who stole the Irish Crown Jewels?
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/10/2017

Inside Out Egyptian Mummy Unwrap an Egyptian mummy layer by layer! by Lorraine Jean Hopping Inside Out Egyptian Mummy Unwrap an Egyptian mummy layer by layer!


Format: Hardback - Released: 17/10/2017

You Wouldn't Want To Work On The Great Wall Of China! by Jacqueline Morley You Wouldn't Want To Work On The Great Wall Of China!


Format: Paperback - Released: 16/10/2017

You Wouldn't Want To Be Cleopatra! by Jim Pipe You Wouldn't Want To Be Cleopatra!


Format: Paperback - Released: 16/10/2017

History in Infographics: First World War by Jon Richards History in Infographics: First World War

From the creators of the award-winning World in Infographics series, History in Infographics: First World War provides a fascinating insight into this world-changing war
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

Fact Cat: History: The First World War by Izzi Howell Fact Cat: History: The First World War

Introducing young children to historical events with a global significance, the illustrated 'Fact Cat' character helps readers discover answers to key questions
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

Fact Cat: History: The Second World War by Izzi Howell Fact Cat: History: The Second World War

Introducing young children to historical events with a global significance, the illustrated 'Fact Cat' character helps readers discover answers to key questions.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

Last Laughs Prehistoric Epitaphs by Jane Yolen, J. Patrick Lewis Last Laughs Prehistoric Epitaphs
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Format: Hardback - Released: 10/10/2017

Horrible Histories 25th Anniversary Yearbook by Terry Deary Horrible Histories 25th Anniversary Yearbook

The HORRIBLE HISTORIES YEARBOOK is a must-have for all Horrible Histories fans. Packed with foul facts, gory games and putrid puzzles - it's a yearbook with rat-itude! Discover all the dreadful details about your favourite eras of history. History has...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Bertha Takes A Drive by Jan Adkins Bertha Takes A Drive


Format: Hardback - Released: 03/10/2017

The Stone Age Hunters, Gatherers and Woolly Mammoths by Marcia Williams The Stone Age Hunters, Gatherers and Woolly Mammoths

Marcia Williams brings the Stone Age to life in her much-loved comic strip style.Join Marcia Williams on a journey to the Stone Age. Meet the people of Clan Woolly as they hunt mammoths and reindeer, learn how to make fire,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Egyptomania by Emma Giuliani, Carole Saturno Egyptomania
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Find out all about Ancient Egypt in this beautifully illustrated and innovative Lift The Flap book. Learn what Ancient Egyptians wore, what's inside a pyramid, how a mummy is made and much much more by lifting the flaps and discovering...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

A Royal Childhood: 200 Years of Royal Babies by Liz Gogerly A Royal Childhood: 200 Years of Royal Babies

Looks at the lives of royal children in the last 200 years
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/09/2017

Modern Wonders by Modern Wonders


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/09/2017

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