Unwrap the mysteries of ancient Egyptian mummies in this fascinating gift book from the British Museum What is a mummy? How exactly were they made? And is there really such a thing as a mummy's curse? Find out the answers to these questions and many more, in this gruesome guide to the mummification process.
Part of Nosy Crow's list of publishing in collaboration with the British Museum, developed in consultation with some of the world's leading experts on Viking history. A kid's life as a Viking might sound like fun, what with all those cool battles and awesome longships, but actually life for kids could be pretty hard.
How did London become the big, bustling city it is today? When was the Underground built? What was the Great Fire of London? Where are kings and queens crowned?
Put the pedal to the metal! Discover all the foul facts behind the story of cars and automobiles across the world with history's most horrible headlines: motor edition. The master of making history fun, Terry Deary, turns his attention to the road.
Discover all the foul facts about the history of fortresses with history's most horrible headlines: Crackin' Castles edition. The master of making history fun, Terry Deary, turns his attention to 50 foul castles across history. From which is the most haunted castle in Britain and why an army disguised themselves as cows to which castle defender used a...
Discover all the foul facts about the history of royalty with history's most horrible headlines: Top 50 Kings and Queens edition. The master of making history fun, Terry Deary, turns his attention to 50 foul royals across history. From who kept a zoo in the Tower of London and which monarch died from eating too many eels to who pretended to be a corpse to...
Discover all the foul facts about the history of the Bard's hometown with history's most horrible headlines: Stratford-upon-Avon edition. The master of making history fun, Terry Deary, turns his attention to the historical town of Shakespeare's birthplace. From why fleabites turned fatal and what bloody battles took place there to why locals lob cheese in...
Readers can discover what made the cut for the worst job in history (spoiler alert - it involves a king, a toilet in a stool and some botty wipes), or the worst ever pirate (must be the one who tied his own noose for his neck). Read all about the winners in horrible categories such as: - diseases, - battles, - emperors, - punishments, - schools and more.
Discover all the foul facts about the Stormin' Normans with history's most horrible headlines. All the foul facts about the Stormin' Normans are ready to uncover, including: why Norman knights slept with a dolly which pirate hung up his eye-patch and became a saint and why Crusader ships were defended with barrels of pee
Discover all the foul facts about the Awesome Egyptians with history's most horrible headlines. All the foul facts about the Awesome Egyptians are ready to uncover, including: which king had the worst blackheads why some kings had to wear false beards and why the peasants were revolting.
Discover all the foul facts about the Ruthless Romans with history's most horrible headlines. All the foul facts about the Ruthless Romans are ready to uncover, including: which emperor enjoyed eating camel's heels who were the terrible twins who founded Rome and which evil emperors made murder a sport * fully illustrated throughout and packed with...
A beautifully illustrated collection of 20 ancient Egyptian myths retold for children aged 7-9. Delve into a world of monstrous creatures, magical spells, and warring gods in this thrilling compendium of ancient Egyptian myths.
Uncover the stories of gods and goddesses from around the world, in this dynamic anthology of ancient myths. Discover 23 captivating stories of gods and goddesses from civilisations around the world in this book that introduces children to ancient cultures with colourful illustrations and incredible storytelling.
Learn how to read hieroglyphs in this compelling puzzle adventure story, publishing 200 years after the Rosetta Stone was deciphered! Written by award-winning author Andy Seed, in consultation with experts at the British Museum, and sumptuously illustrated in colour by highly acclaimed artist James Weston Lewis.
Travel back in time to discover secrets of mummies and other human remains from around the world in this fascinating book, publishing 100 years after the discovery of King Tutankhamun's tomb.
Curious Questions & Answers About The Ice Age This humorous twist on the popular Q & A format takes a sideways look at all that is intriguing and fascinating about the Ice Age. Quirky illustrations and fun text reveal the amazing answers. Discover why the Earth freezes, which Ice Age beast looked like a small car, and who lives in the Arctic today
Discover all the foul facts about the history of Old Blighty with history's most horrible headlines: English edition. The master of making history fun, Terry Deary, turns his attention to England. From which monk tried to pinch the devil's nose with a pair of tongs and why some people in the Middle Ages ate dove droppings to which English King was accused...
Brand new from the bestselling team behind Horrible Histories! It's time to delve into the totally true (sort of) and incredibly intriguing pages of Boudica's Secret Diary. Terry Deary steps into the mind of one of history's most powerful warriors, bringing you Boudica's thoughts on: the Romans! uprisings! marriage! Gaul!
Discover all the foul facts about the history of swashbuckling buccaneers with history's most horrible headlines: Pirates edition. The master of making history fun, Terry Deary, turns his attention to seafaring pirates. From how to talk the patter of a pirate and the disgusting details of death by a thousand cuts to which potty pirate hacked off his...
Discover the magical myths and legendary heroes of Ancient Greece with award-winning author-illustrator Marcia Williams. Travel back in time with goat-footed Pan to explore the myths and legends of Ancient Greece. Meet the mighty gods and goddesses of Mount Olympus and some of the worlds best-loved heroes and heroines.
Publishing for the 75th anniversary of the Partition of India in August 2022, this book is a unique exploration of the rich and complicated history of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Britain. There are many ways of telling the same story, and how you tell it depends on your point of view. Some stories are so complicated, or difficult to explain, that...
Part of Nosy Crow's list of publishing in collaboration with the British Museum, developed in consultation with some of the world's leading experts on medieval history. A kid's life in a medieval castle might sound like fun, what with all those cool battles and massive feasts, but actually life for kids could be pretty hard.
Step into the world of Ancient Rome and explore the rise and fall of a fascinating ancient civilization like never before!Become an eyewitness to the wonders of one of history's greatest civilizations, from it's vast empire to gladiator fights, this picture-led guide will take you on a visual tour through Ancient Rome like never before.
Journey through the history of the world, one day at a time!If you ever wondered what happened on your birthday 100 years ago, or on Christmas in the year 800 or even Halloween several years ago, then this history book is perfect for you! Discover what happened on each day of the year with this fascinating visual adventure through time.