Discover the secrets of the Roman Army in this fascinating gift book from the British Museum. What was a Roman legion? How exactly did soldiers train for battle? And why did they have to 'march like a tortoise'? Find out the answers to these questions and many more in this complete guide to life in the Roman army.
The perfect introduction to the Ice Age, complete with ENORMOUS fold-out pages!Nearly three million years ago the Ice Age began. Oceans froze, ice sheets covered land and animals, along with humans, found ways to thrive. These prehistoric creatures were weird, wonderful and enormous
The ancient Egyptian myths are some of the oldest and most famous stories in the world. This striking new comic book collection will be the perfect introduction to the world of the ancient Egyptians - containing six tales full of mythical creatures, gods, pharaohs and adventure. With striking illustrations by NÃºria Tamarit, this retelling of the Egyptian...
Packed with striking photography, Eyewitness World War I explores one of the most brutal conflicts of the 20th century. Become an eyewitness to the first conflict fought on a global scale in this picture-led reference guide that will take you on a visual tour of World War One.
Learn how to read and write in Latin in this gripping puzzle mystery story, written by Blue Peter Award-winning author Andy Seed!When ancient Roman friends Flavia and Julius uncover a plot to overthrow the emperor, they must stop the criminals before it's too late.
A brilliantly fun search-and-find puzzle book for children from 7+, 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?
This true story of a woman whose brilliance and mechanical expertise helped Britain win World War II is sure to inspire STEM readers and fans of amazing women in history. Beatrice Shilling wasnâ€™t quite like other children. She could make anything.She could fix anything. And when she took a thing apart, she put it back together better than before.
Meet every king and queen in the history of Britain in this lively comic-strip guide from award-winning author-illustrator Marcia Williams. From medieval monarchs to the newly crowned King Charles III, join award-winning author-illustrator Marcia Williams on an entertaining guide to every king and queen of Britain.
Prepare to set off on a grand voyage of discovery. You might want to take a map . .. But this is no ordinary atlas. The 'maps' in Discovery Atlas are fabulous, imaginative scenes, packed with incredible inventions and dramatic discoveries.There are twelve witty, fact-packed chapters to explore, which show how humans discovered everything from Medicine and...
From William Shakespeare to Oprah Winfrey and Anne Frank to Julius Caesar, get the inside track on the incredible lives of history's biggest names in this collection of timelines. Jam-packed with surprising facts and amazing details about notable people, including kings and queens, humanitarians, scientists, and much more
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.