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History

History for children

eBooks, stories and books about history for children

7+ years

Hard Nuts of History: Myths and Legends

Tracey Turner

Hard Nuts of History: Myths and Legends

Myths and legends are packed full of daring, clever and ruthless men and women. But who was the toughest nut of all? Bursting full of entertaining and witty fact-filled text in bite sized chunks and jam-packed with hilarious full-colour illustrations ...

£5.99

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12+ years

Only Remembered

Michael Morpurgo, Ian Beck

Only Remembered

2014 will mark one hundred years since the outbreak of the First World War. To mark the date, this beautiful anthology will collect favourite extracts, images and poems from some of the UK's leading cultural, political and literary figures ...

£14.99

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6+ years

Illustrated Norse Myths

Louie Stowell, Matteo Pincelli

Illustrated Norse Myths

A brand-new collection of Viking myths that tell the story of the Norse gods from creation to the story of how the world will end, including Odin's quest for wisdom, the battles of Thor the thunder god, and the ...

£12.99

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7+ years

The Secrets of Stonehenge

Mick Manning, Brita Granstrom

The Secrets of Stonehenge

Why was this amazing monument erected? How did our Stone-Age ancestors bring such massive stones to the site from so far away? How did they raise the enormous stones to their upright positions? What was Stonehenge used for, and who ...

£7.99

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Women's History Month Books

5 march 2017

Women's History Month Books

It's time for some Women's History! The following collection of books celebrates past and present women who have shaped the world!

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Stori Cymru - Baledi a Hanesion

Myrddin ap Dafydd, Dorry Spikes

Stori Cymru - Baledi a Hanesion

A collection of stories and ballads on the history of Wales over the centuries, comprising 73 stories and 73 ballads portraying the story of the people and their land - a story of onslaught, resistance and survival.

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7-10 years

Angry Aztecs

Terry Deary, Martin Brown

Angry Aztecs

Readers can discover all the foul facts about the Angry Aztecs, including why the Aztecs liked to eat scum, when the world is going to end and their horrible habit of drinking live toads in wine. With a bold, accessible ...

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8+ years

The World's Craziest Records

Suzanne Garbe

The World's Craziest Records

Readers will be in awe when they learn about the fastest sofa in the world and the world s longest recorded burp. Containing dozens of incredible photos and fun trivia facts, The World s Craziest Records gives young readers a ...

£8.99

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Y Celtiaid Cynhennus A'r Rhufeiniaid Rhyfygus

Catrin Stevens, Graham Howells

Y Celtiaid Cynhennus A'r Rhufeiniaid Rhyfygus

Entertaining information and facts about the Celts and Romans, presented in a clever and lively style with the aid of black-and-white illustrations. The sixth title in a series which focuses on the Welsh perspective while interpreting history, and deals with ...

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3-5 years

We are Not Frogs

Michael Morpurgo, Sam Usher

We are Not Frogs

The frogs always beat the toads at long jump but the toads don't mind - anything for a quiet life. But then the children - and Mutt the dog - come in search of some good jumpers, and the toads see an ...

£6.99

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