Travel back to Ancient Greece to see magnificent marble temples, bustling market places, and to find out about Ancient Greek cities, armies, myths and sport. With lively illustrations, flaps to lift, and links to specially selected websites for more information, this book tells the story of the civilisation that changed the world.
In this brilliant new edition of Pirates, Terry Deary reveals the terrible truth behind the lousy pirate legends and lies. So forget the brave heroes swinging from masts and the handsome young men sailing the seven seas for this is history at its most horrible!
Walk a day in a Roman's sandals ... What was it like to live in one of the ancient world's most powerful and bustling cities - one that was eight times more densely populated than modern day New York? In this entertaining and enlightening guide, bestselling historian Philip Matyszak introduces us to 24 characters who lived and worked there.
A kid's life in ancient Egypt might sound like fun with all the cool pyramids and glorious sunny weather, but actually it was rather tough! In this hilarious book, written by award-winning author Chae Strathie, children will learn exactly how difficult life really was, from dodging...
A kid's life in ancient Greece might sound like fun, what with all that brilliant sunny weather and watching the Olympic Games, but actually life for kids could be pretty hard. In this hilarious book, written by award-winning author Chae Strathie, children will learn just how tough life really was, from living on a diet of blood soup whilst wearing...
The Story of the Second World War for Children shows the impact of the war on the lives of the people who lived through it, from children evacuated to the countryside, to bombed-out cities and civilians working in munitions' factories, and the soldiers fighting on land, sea and air.
When the Histronauts travel back in time to the Viking era they'll need your help to uncover the secrets of the past. Forage for food, decipher runes, build beautiful burial boats and hear all about a Viking raid. An exciting mix of story, facts and activity!
There's so much to digest when it comes to History - how do you know where to begin? These incredible short introductions are just the thing for readers aged 6+ who are beginning to explore ancient history. Get to know the basics on Pirates from famous looters to scurvy and hygiene, with easy-to-digest, humorous text that is reminiscent of the bestselling...
Take a tour along the Nile and visit Ancient Egypt. Peer inside the pyramids to find the treasure within. Unravel mysterious mummies and learn how the Egyptians had death wrapped up.Read hieroglyphic clues, journey into the afterlife and find out what it meant to be a pharaoh as you hunt down the secrets of the dead!
From the beaches of Dunkirk to the air raid shelters in the Blitz, this book tells the story of Britain during the most destructive war of the 20th century. It is full of intriguing facts, illustrations, photographs, detailed reconstructions, paintings, maps and photographs.
Everybody knows that Leonardo da Vinci was an artist - that he was the mastermind behind the infamous Mona Lisa and designed the first-ever flying machine. But did you also know that da Vinci:- spent a decade making a clay horse?- had his very own pet dragon?- loved to wear pink?
Readers can discover all the foul facts about ROTTEN RULERS, including: who gave the job of high priest to a donkey, who choked to death while eating a crow and who celebrated victory by eating his enemy's head? With a bold, accessible new look and a heap of extra-horrible bits, these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another...
Her words have become some of the most important in modern history: discover the incredible life story of Anne Frank, whose bravery has inspired so many. Her incredible story comes to life in this beautifully illustrated book, with narrative biography, timelines, facts and quotes.
Discover all the foul facts about the USA - all the gore and more! It's HISTORY with the NASTY bits left in! Want to know: Why the pilgrims ate poo? How a tea party started the Revolution? Why cowboys declared war on sheep? With a bold, accessible new look and a heap of extra-horrible bits, these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet...
100 Facts Samurai is bursting with exactly 100 mind-blowing facts, awesome images and fun activities to help children learn everything they need to know about the rise of these Japanese warriors. 100 Facts Samurai covers key topics about these respected fighting figures in easily-digestible, numbered facts.
Super-cool facts sit alongside hands-on activities in this exciting series. Readers can learn how to play an ancient board game, make a royal headdress and write in hieroglyphics through step-by-step pictures and instructions.
Travel through time and discover how the pyramids were built, why Athens was a leading city-state and which parts of the world were ruled by Rome, and uncover the stories of some of history's fiercest warriors. This brilliant book is bursting with fantastic information, detailed illustrations and stunning photographs.
100 Facts Knights and Castles is a non fiction book for kids, bursting with exactly 100 mind-blowing facts, awesome images and fun activities to help children learn everything they need to know about medieval soldiers and their castles.
Join scientists, doctors, athletes, hot-air balloonists and more, journey back in time with these brave, bold and brilliant women and discover that anything is possible when you make the most of YOUR talents. Prepare yourself for a celebration of women who opened doors and made it possible for more women to achieve amazing things today.
Travel back to Ancient China to see emperors in palaces, traders on the Silk Road and soldiers guarding the Great Wall in this fascinating lift-the-flap book. A lively account of China's amazing history and incredible inventions, with links to specially selected websites where you can fly over the Great Wall, see the Terracotta Army and lots more.
What would your life be like if you were a Jewish person living in Nazi Germany in 1940? You might be forced to leave your home with only what you and your family could carry. You might even be killed by members of the Nazi party.The Holocaust is a grim period in human history. More than 11 million people, including 6 million Jewish people, died at the...
Meet the little leaders. They're brave. They're bold.They changed the world. Did you know that WIFI was invented by a glamorous Hollywood star?Or that the first computer programmer was a woman born in 1816? These amazing little leaders have changed the world, all because they were talented, clever, and above all, determined.