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.
Imagine what it was like living in ancient Greece. Did all kids go to school? What did adults do for a living? And how did ancient Greeks spend their free time? Learn the answers to these questions and more as you discover what day-to-day life was like for the ancient Greeks.
100 Facts Prehistoric Life presents a stunning view of prehistoric life on Earth for children aged 7+. Exactly 100 facts accompanied by detailed artwork reveal fascinating facts about how life began, the first plants, early fish, reptiles and amphibians - and the rise of mammals. Exactly 100 numbered facts will challenge children, acting as an incentive...
This highly visual book puts an exhilarating spin on core reference topics. From long lost treasures, to historical greats, the History Book presents a new way of looking at our world.
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 who are beginning to explore ancient history. Get to know the basics on Ancient Greece from religious ceremonies to day to day life, with easy-to-digest, humorous text that is reminiscent of the...
Visit the vicious Vikings and find out how these fearsome warriors lived! Learn about Viking loot and terrorizing raids. Discover the Viking gods and the mysteries of their afterlife. Read amazing Viking stories, find out about deadly blood feuds and learn what would happen to you if you became a Viking slave as you hunt down the secrets of the dead!
Jump into the past and visit the world of the mysterious Mayans. Get the lowdown of gruesome sacrifice. Discover why the Mayans wore the heads of their enemies.Take a peek inside the world of the spooky Mayan priest, find out why children were cross-eyed and discover the world's first chocolate money as you hunt down the secrets of the dead!
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...
Step back in time to Ancient Greece - one of history's greatest civilizations. Find out how the fearsome hoplite soldiers fought. Discover Greek's gorgeous goddesses and mighty gods.Find out how soothsayers predicted the future, why the Olympics could be deadly and dig up the truth about the Trojan horse as you hunt down the secrets of the dead!
Dig deep to discover the incredible history of Ancient China. Come face to face with the fearsome Terracotta army. Be blown away by ancient inventions, from gunpowder to the umbrella.Get to grips with gods, mysterious medicine and really riotous rituals as you hunt down the secrets of the dead!
From smelly ships to violent wars and icky battle wounds, life was rough for Vikings. Get ready to explore the nasty side of Viking life.
From garbage-filled streets and spoiled food to bloody gladiator fights and deadly punishments, daily life in Rome was really rotten. Get ready to explore the nasty side of life in ancient Rome.
This book explores what life was really like for everyday people in the Islamic Golden Age,including Baghdad around AD900. Using primary sources and information from archeological discoveries, it uncovers some fascinating insights and explodes some myths.
Why was the Second World War so devastating, and how had the world become so divided into armed camps? How did the war affect people on both sides of the conflict, and why are its consequences still felt today? This book seeks to relate the overall events and chronology of the war and show its impact on everyday lives.