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

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Her Right Foot by Dave Eggers, Shawn Harris Her Right Foot
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I want to hold this book in one hand and a torch in the other and stand on an island someplace so everyone can see. -Lemony SnicketIf you had to name a statue, any statue, odds are good you'd mention...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/09/2017

Between the Wars: 1918-1939: The Armistice and After by John Miles Between the Wars: 1918-1939: The Armistice and After

Tying in with the 100-year anniversary of the First World War Armistice, this title explores the huge global aftershocks of the end of the Great War
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/09/2017

Anglo-Saxon and Viking Times by Clive Gifford Anglo-Saxon and Viking Times

Gives a unique perspective on history by looking at the jobs of a range of people, rich and poor, skilled and unskilled, in each period
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/09/2017

Ancient Rome by Clive Gifford Ancient Rome

Gives a unique perspective on history by looking at the jobs of a range of people, rich and poor, skilled and unskilled, in each period
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/09/2017

Aspects of British History Beyond 1066 Pack B of 2 by Ben Hubbard Aspects of British History Beyond 1066 Pack B of 2

The Aspects of British History Beyond 1066 series looks at significant developments, events and turning points in Britain's history from 1066 onwards. Each book describes events as they unfolded at the time as well as the effects that they have...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

WWII History Pack A of 3 by Angie Peterson Kaelberer WWII History Pack A of 3

Be an eyewitness to the past with vivid narratives that bring history to life. Zoom in on key moments in time that changed everything. Find out what led to these historic turning points and discover how they affect life today....
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Hiroshima and Nagasaki by Angie Peterson Kaelberer Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Hoping to finally end World War II, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, on 6 August 1945. Three days later, the US dropped another massive bomb on Nagasaki, Japan. Within seconds of the blasts, more than...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Bear Grylls Epic Adventure Series - Epic Expeditions by Bear Grylls Bear Grylls Epic Adventure Series - Epic Expeditions

Ever wanted to be an adventurer like Bear Grylls? With stunning photography throughout, the book also includes a chapter on Bear Grylls' personal relevant expeditions and achievements.
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

England by Terry Deary England

Readers can discover all the foul facts about England, including which monk tried to pinch the devil's nose with a pair of tongs, why some people in the Middle Ages ate dove droppings and which English king was accused of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Alexander Hamilton: Revolutionary by Martha Brockenbrough Alexander Hamilton: Revolutionary

Complex, passionate, brilliant, flawed? Alexander Hamilton comes alive in this exciting biography, which is an essential read for fans of Hamilton the musical. Discover this founding father's incredible true story: his brilliant scholarship and military career; his groundbreaking and enduring...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Horrible Histories: Ireland by Terry Deary Horrible Histories: Ireland

Readers can discover all the foul facts about IRELAND, including why wax models were captured and made Prisoners of War, which warriors went to battle naked, and how to make yourself invisible.
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Hedy's Journey The True Story of a Hungarian Girl Fleeing the Holocaust by Michelle Bisson Hedy's Journey The True Story of a Hungarian Girl Fleeing the Holocaust

Hedy and her family are Jewish, and the Jew-hating Nazi Party is rising. Hedy's family is no longer safe in their home in Hungary. Join Hedy on her journey-where she encounters good fortune and misfortune, a kind helper and cruel...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Bear Grylls Epic Adventures Series - Epic Climbs by Bear Grylls Bear Grylls Epic Adventures Series - Epic Climbs

Ever wanted to be an adventurer like Bear Grylls? Find out about the dangers of rock falls, avalanches, terrifying blizzards, and hidden crevasses. With stunning photography throughout, the book also includes a chapter on Bear Grylls' personal relevant expeditions and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

Corpse Talk - Ground-Breaking Scientists by Adam Murphy, Lisa Murphy Corpse Talk - Ground-Breaking Scientists
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The ultimate history lesson as Adam and Lisa Murphy dig up and interview the most incredible and dead brilliant scientists from history, and find out about their extraordinary lives.
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Gruesome Great Houses by Terry Deary Gruesome Great Houses

Discover all the foul facts about fifty gruesome great houses in this brand new Horrible Histories book.
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Coming Soon

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

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

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: 01/10/2017

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


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: 02/10/2017

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

Knightology by Dugald Steer Knightology

The newest edition in the Ology series takes the reader back to a time of myth and legend. The book tells of tough tournaments, castle construction and defence, weapon mastery, going on Crusades amongst other knightly pursuits. Explore exceptional knights...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

First World War by Jon Richards First World War

From the creators of the award-winning World in Infographics series, numbers tell the story of amazing events and dramatic historical periods.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

The First World War by Izzi Howell 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

The First World War by Franklin Watts The First World War


Format: Paperback - Released: 12/10/2017

The Second World War by Izzi Howell 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

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

The Early Modern World by Alex Woolf The Early Modern World

This beautifully illustrated series takes you on a chronological journey through major developments in civilisations across the world
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2017

The Medieval World by Alex Woolf The Medieval World

This beautifully illustrated series takes you on a chronological journey through major developments in civilisations across the world
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2017

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Gross Facts About the Roman Empire by Mira Vonne Gross Facts About the Roman Empire

From garbage-filled streets and spoiled food to bloody gladiator fights and deadly punishments, daily life in Rome was really rotten. Get ready to explore the nasty side of life in ancient Rome.
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/08/2017

Gross Facts About Pirates by Mira Vonne Gross Facts About Pirates

From cramped quarters and salty, rotten food to bloody battles and deadly storms at sea, life aboard a pirate ship was downright unpleasant. Get ready to explore the nasty side of pirate life.
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/08/2017

Gross Facts About the Middle Ages by Mira Vonne Gross Facts About the Middle Ages

From leftover trenchers and stinky chamber pots to barber surgeons and the black plague, life could be really miserable for people during medieval times. Get ready to explore the nasty side of life in the Middle Ages.
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/08/2017

Hop on the Pirate History Boat by Liam O'Donnell Hop on the Pirate History Boat

A strong sea breeze and a ship on the horizon! Aye, it'll be a good day to be a pirate. Have you ever wondered why pirates became pirates? This book shows you why.
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/08/2017

Get into Pirate Gear by Liam O'Donnell Get into Pirate Gear

Ships, sails, swords, and stink bombs! These are only some of the cool gear that pirates used to fight sailors and maintain their own ships. In this title, you can learn more about pirate gear.
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/08/2017

Time Atlas An Interactive Timeline of History by Robert Hegarty Time Atlas An Interactive Timeline of History

Travel through time and take part in a chronological journey, charting a brief history of the world and its inhabitants with this interactive book.
Format: Novelty book - Released: 10/08/2017

Gross Facts About Vikings by Mira Vonne Gross Facts About Vikings

From smelly ships to violent wars and icky battle wounds, life was rough for Vikings. Get ready to explore the nasty side of Viking life.
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/08/2017

Crack the Pirate Code by Liam O'Donnell Crack the Pirate Code

Avast! The oceans are filled with pirates! But pirates have a code to follow. In this title, you can learn about the code that guided pirates' lives.
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/08/2017

Pirates! Pack A of 4 by Liam O'Donnell Pirates! Pack A of 4

Pirates were once the most feared thing on the seas! Now you can read all about them in Pirates! Learn about their pirate ships, code of conduct, hidden treasure, fearsome gear, and scary history.
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/08/2017

Mind Benders Pack C of 2 by Cari Meister Mind Benders Pack C of 2

Mind Benders makes common subjects like the human body amazing. Crazy, wild facts and a bright, bold design will keep struggling and reluctant readers wanting more! Entice browsers with quick facts that pack a punch.
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/08/2017

Sink or Swim with Pirate Ships by Liam O'Donnell Sink or Swim with Pirate Ships

Fast ships, big ships, they could be anywhere in the sea, waiting. In this title, you can learn more about pirate ships and what it took to take care of them.
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/08/2017

The Story of Tutankhamun by Patricia Cleveland-Peck The Story of Tutankhamun

Uncover the true story of an Egyptian king, and the 20th century explorer who found him. Discover the troubles Tutankhamun faced as a young king, his untimely death, and his legacy, which lay hidden for centuries. Pore over his treasures,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/08/2017

Gross History Pack A of 4 by Mira Vonne Gross History Pack A of 4

From hole-in-the-ground toilets to homes crawling with creatures, life could be pretty disgusting for people long ago. This series takes readers back to times when conditions were very different from today. Engaging text, period photos and illustrations, and primary source...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/08/2017

Ancient Greece by Nancy Dickmann Ancient Greece

Step back in time to Ancient Greece - one of history's greatest civilizations. Find out how the fearsome hoplite soldiers fought. Discover Greek's gorgeous goddesses and mighty gods. Find out how soothsayers predicted the future, why the Olympics could be...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/08/2017

Totally Wacky Facts About Ancient History by Cari Meister Totally Wacky Facts About Ancient History

Did you know that Chinese emperors kept pandas to keep evil spirits away? Ever heard about ancient Egyptians playing board games? Curious to find out who invented ice cream? Check out all of the mind-bending, amazing facts about ancient history!
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/08/2017

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