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.
Discover the story of "us" - from the dawn of human history up to the world we live in. This visually stunning history encyclopedia for children takes you on an epic fact-packed journey through the past. Explore historical events through vivid illustrations and engaging explanations.
Words can change the world by starting new conversations. Abraham Lincoln inspired a nation, Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti fought for women's rights and Greta Thunberg made her voice heard on global warming. The stirring words of the 16 speakers inside have formed milestones in modern history and engaged generations on important issues including war, women's...
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 the Stone Age, Bronze Age and Iron Age. A kid's life in prehistoric times might sound like fun, what with all those woolly mammoths and massive stone circles, but actually life for kids could be pretty hard.
Travel back in time with this picture-led guide and explore the magnificent monuments and fabulous tombs of ancient Egypt. This book takes you through the history of one of the world's most extraordinary civilizations.
Discover the incredible life story of Anne Frank, the courageous young writer who hid from the Nazis during World War II. Anne Frank's diary is read by children and adults worldwide. It tells two stories: one of an extraordinary young girl living in hiding during one of the most fearsome times in history, and ...
Revealed! All the cut-throat facts about Celtic Britain with history's most horrible headlines: Celts edition. Jump into Celtic life with Terry Deary, the master of making history fun. Discover why Celtic warriors fought without any kit on, how they preserved their enemy's brains once they'd won the fight and why it was perfectly normal to laugh at funerals.
Discover all the foul facts life at home during the Second World War with history's most horrible headlines: Blitz edition. Get to grips with Home Front life with Terry Deary, the master of making history fun. From what really happened in Dad's Army to the perils of air raids, and why the Blitzed Brits were eating chicken-fruit, sinkers and nutty.
Discover all the foul facts behind the story of Britain and Ireland's seafaring heritage with history's most horrible headlines: cruise edition. Find your horrible sea legs with Terry Deary, the master of making history fun. From the early explorers to the Pilgrim Fathers, the horrors of the slave trade to the particular appeal of a piratical life
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 Queen Victoria's Secret Diary. First!
When the Histronauts travel back in time to the ancient Greek era they'll need your help to uncover the secrets of the past. Visit the Acropolis, watch the activities that inspired the Olympic Games and paint masks for a thrilling Greek tragedy at the amphitheatre. An exciting mix of story, facts and activity!
Discover all the foul facts about these famous invaders in history's most horrible headlines: Vicious Vikings edition. The master of making history fun, Terry Deary takes on the Vikings in this marauding look at our Scandinavian ancestors. From Viking Gods in wedding dresses and corpses on trial to death by booby-trapped statues! It's all in Horrible...
Discover history as you've never seen it before - and all the stuff you never knew happened at the same time!Did you know the woolly mammoths were still around when the Egyptians built their pyramids? Or that Leonardo Da Vinci lived at the same time as Henry VIII and the Aztecs? Welcome to The History of Everywhere, a fascinating guide to all the stuff...
A stunningly illustrated book of extraordinary city maps, telling the story of human civilisation throughout history. A gorgeous, large-format gift hardback with a stunning neon cover, A History of the World in 25 Cities features 25 beautifully illustrated city maps from all over the world, from ancient history to the present day.
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.
Discover all the foul facts about the Awful Egyptians with history's most horrible headlines. All the Awful Egyptians' most horrible facts ready for readers to uncover, including: why the Egyptian people worshipped a dung beetle which pharaoh married her grandfather and what the 'Shepherd of the Royal Backside' had to do!
Discover all the foul facts about the Measly Middle Ages with history's most horrible headlines. All the foul facts about the Measly Middle Ages are ready to uncover, including: why chickens had their bottoms shaved a genuine jester's joke and what ten-year-old treacle was used for * fully illustrated throughout and packed with horrible stories
Fantastic History Facts is lavishly illustrated throughout and provides children aged 7+ with masses of knowledge about our past. Detailed illustrations and fun cartoons throughout Quizzes, simple activities and projects Amazing fact panels and exciting text, written and checked by experts
This inspirational book covers stories of success and uncompromising acts of self-definition from amazing people throughout history. From disability activist and writer, Louise Page, Great People Who Reached for the Stars is an empowering read about people who have refused to take 'No!' for an answer.
Discover all the foul facts about the Woeful Second World War with history's most horrible headlines. All the foul facts about the Woeful Second World War are ready to uncover, including: why the blitzed Brits ate chicken-fruit, sinkers and nutty what really happened in Dad's Army and how to make a rude noise with a gas mask.
Discover all the foul facts about the Vile Victorians with history's most horrible headlines. All the foul facts about the Vile Victorians are ready to uncover, including: the murderers who wouldn't hang when the first public loo was flushed and how stag hunting took place in Paddington Station