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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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.

£12.50

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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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11-16 years

Every Place Has a History

Andrew Langley

Every Place Has a History

Buildings, possessions, places, and people - we are surrounded by things that have a unique history. Most of them look ordinary or are unfamiliar, yet they may have surprising stories to tell. How and why were buildings constructed? Who is the ...

£9.99

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11-16 years

Every Building Has a History

Andrew Langley

Every Building Has a History

Buildings, possessions, places, and people - we are surrounded by things that have a unique history. Most of them look ordinary or are unfamiliar, yet they may have surprising stories to tell. How and why were buildings constructed? Who is the ...

£9.99

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16+ years

Long Walk to Freedom

Chris van Wyk, Paddy Bouma

Long Walk to Freedom

Nelson Mandela (1918-2013) is a true hero of our times, loved and admired across the globe. This children's book tells the story of his life, from his carefree days as an ordinary village boy to his unflinching leadership of ...

£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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5+ years

The Fox and the Grapes

Christopher E. Long

The Fox and the Grapes

A fox spies some grapes that he cannot reach and starts to be critical of grapes. The moral shows it is easy to despise what you cannot have.

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