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.
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,
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...
A gripping Roman adventure told by a young North African girl who sets out on a danger-filled journey to Britain. When, Camilla, a young North African girl travels with her mother and father from Leptis Magna to Rome in 207 AD, she believes that she is going to the centre of the world. But just a few months later, the little family is dispatched to the...
I Was There... is a perfect introduction for younger readers into stories from the past, allowing children to imagine that they were really there. I Was There...Boudica's Army is a fast-paced and fascinating account of a young girl in the Iceni tribe in AD 60. As Queen Boudica leads her people to march on Roman-occupied Colchester, young Kassy's beloved...
Embark on an unforgettable time-travelling journey through Chinese history. This beautifully illustrated children's history book spans 2,500 years and more than a thousand miles along China's Grand Canal. With stunning, panoramic illustrations and lively, engaging text, China Through Time brings key periods and turning points in the canal's history to life.
Journey back in time to take part in a mammoth hunt, march with a Roman soldier, and fly with the Wright brothers. Perfect for home learning that is truly fun, this book shows what history looked like through spectacular computer-generated images of the key people, places, and events.
Have you ever wondered what your street was like thousands of years ago? This illustrated history book for children takes you on a 12,000-year journey to find out the story of a single street. Think of the street you live on. Now think of how it may have looked in the Stone Age in 10,000 BCE, or in Victorian times during the Industrial Revolution, or how...
Could you be EXTRAORDINARY? This book will inspire you with the real-life stories of extraordinary people, showcasing a total variety of personalities and talents. Whoever you are, and whoever you want to be, read about the extraordinary stories of these 15 people, and decide how YOU will be extraordinary too!