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
Discover all the foul facts about the Terrifying Tudors with history's most horrible headlines. All the foul facts about the Terrifying Tudors are ready to uncover, including: who invited Queen Lizzie to visit his brand new toilet and what you get when you sew the front of a chicken to the back of a pig *
A brilliantly fun search-and-find puzzle book for children from 6+, developed in consultation with the British Museum. Tom's not only lost in time, he's lost his cat, too! Can you find Tom and his naughty cat, Digby, across the pages?
Peep through the beautifully laser-cut pages to find out all about life in Ancient Rome. See Roman soldiers holding a victory parade, citizens visiting a bath house, and gladiators preparing for battle. Lift the flaps to find tigers lurking under trapdoors in the Colosseum, and to see inside a Roman apartment building.
Discover all the foul facts about the Rotten Romans with history's most horrible headlines. All the foul facts about the Rotten Romans are ready to uncover, including: what Roman soldiers wore under their kilts and how ancient Britons got their hair nice and spiky.
Discover all the foul facts about the history of air travel with history's most horrible headlines: in-flight edition. From the Chinese prisoners who were sent up on kites and the brave but foolish failures who jumped from a height on home-made wings to the first real successes of the Montgolfier balloon and the Wright Brothers' powered flight.
Join a young cave-dweller for a day, as she goes hunting, makes her own stone tools and creates amazing cave art. Learn all about the dangers of life in the Stone Age, what makes a good shelter and what edible plants can be gathered in the wild.
Get set for a journey across the globe, visiting every country - from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe - to find out what makes each one unique. Along the way, you'll explore mountains, deserts, forests, and rivers, and spot some wildlife. You'll discover, too, what life is like for the many different peoples of the world and learn about their food, festivals, and...
Some subjects are too interesting to be left at school! Carry on your love of history at home with Ancient Greece - an activity-packed exploration of the lives and history of the ancient Greeks.
Wild About History delves deep into the past and uncovers the story of how the pyramids were built, why Athens was a leading city-state and who the fiercest warriors were. Bite-sized paragraphs, packed with interesting facts Detailed diagrams and cutaways to help understanding Projects and quizzes encourage fun learning
Get the inside track on the incredible lives of history's biggest names, from William Shakespeare to Oprah Winfrey, and Anne Frank to Julius Caesar. More than 150 visual timelines take you on unforgettable journeys through the lives of the great, the terrible, and the overlooked people of world history.
Queens - over 3,000 years of incredible women who ruled the world! Celebrating strong, brave women across the centuries and around the world, Queens tells their stories of strength and resilience. Spanning 3,000 years from Cleopatra to the Viking queens, Queen Nanny of Jamaica to HRH Elizabeth II, discover new stories about fierce female monarchs.
Unlock the secrets of the mighty Romans - one of history's greatest people. Journey across the world as you track down the Roman Empire. Find out what it meant to be a slave and how you could work your way to freedom.Discover disgusting Roman manners, what the Romans did to look good and dig up the gory truth about gladiators as you hunt down the secrets...
Travel back in time and watch the incredible story of life on Earth unfold. Life Through Time explores the origins of species that still exist today in early fish, amphibians, birds, reptiles, and mammals. It takes readers through the years of dinosaurs and megafauna up to the appearance of our first human ancestors around six million years ago,
From bestselling author and illustrator Kate Pankhurst, descendent of Emmeline Pankhurst, comes another 'smart, informative, inclusive and accessible' book about trail-blazing women (Fiona Noble, The Bookseller). This time, it's women who have been making decisions that have helped protect our natural world from way before it was on a political agenda....
Discover all the foul facts behind the story of Britain and Ireland's seafaring heritage. From the early explorers to the Pilgrim Fathers, the horrors of the slave trade to the particular appeal of a piratical life, the Royal Navy to the Merchant Navy, ship-building tales, fishing traditions and beyond, it's all in Horrible Histories: All at Sea.
Read all about the magnificent mummies of ancient Egypt!Discover how and why mummies were made in this fascinating guide to ancient Egypt. Explore pyramids, temples, and tombs, and find out the secrets of the art of embalming. You'll learn all about the ancient Egyptians themselves as well- their everyday lives, their belief in the gods, and their...
This collection contains more than 30 enthralling new retellings of favourite myths as well as some you might not have heard before!Including Theseus and the Minotaur, The Twelve Labours of Herakles, and the escapades of Jason and the Argonauts, each myth is told in engaging modern language, which is easy for children to understand yet still retains the...