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!
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.
From cramped quarters and salty, rotten food to bloody battles and deadly storms at sea, life aboard a pirate ship was downright unpleasant. Get ready to explore the nasty side of pirate life.
In ancient Greece different city-states often fought one another in deadly battles. But every four years the Greeks set aside their differences to honor the gods and compete peacefully in the Olympic Games. Learn all about the athletes, competitions, and religious ceremonies of the ancient Olympics.
The ancient Egyptians used thousands of hieroglyphs to record their history. But only a handful of people knew what these symbols meant! Learn more about this ancient form of writing and discover what the ancient Egyptians had to say.
Ancient Egyptians believed pharaohs received their power from the gods. Pharaohs were absolute rulers and formed the link between the gods and humans. Learn more about the pharaohs and their dynasties, including how they lived and how they ruled the people of ancient Egypt.
A highly readable book about architecture, lavishly illustrated with sixteen intricate cross sections. From straw huts to skyscrapers, palaces to arts centres, The Story of Buildings takes us on a journey across continents and over centuries. Patrick Dillon selects sixteen of the most iconic buildings from around the world
Who were the Maya? Where did they live? Why did they build tall stone temples? Beginner readers can discover the answers to these questions and lots of other fascinating facts about the Maya in this engaging information book. With simple text, detailed illustrations and stunning photographs, plus internet links to specially selected websites.
From pre-war Europe to women in wartime, discover fascinating facts about all aspects of World War I. With the 100th Anniversary of the end of the war in 2018, DKfindout! World War I helps kids discover what caused the conflict and what were the most important battles. The DKfindout! series will satisfy any child who is eager to learn - and keep them...
Are we still 'United in Diversity'? Forty-five artists from across Europe share their powerful illustrations of the European Union's shared past and our unsure future. From Brexit bees to wall-jumping bulls, Drawing Europe Together is a unique collection portraying the European community . .
From the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand to the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, The National Archives: World War I takes a look at how this devastating war shook the world one hundred years ago. Packed full of amazing photographs and original documents from the National Archives, real-life artifacts and documentation enable readers to build...
Find out all about the history of the Vikings, the warriors and explorers who raided Europe in their longships throughout the Middle Ages. Learn about Viking warfare, their families, homes, clothes, and crafts, as well as gods from Norse mythology, such as Thor and Loki, in this beautifully illustrated children's book that is crammed with amazing facts.
100 Facts Pyramids contains key topics about these architectural masterpieces in simple numbered facts. Every page features fantastic illustrations and photographs that support a child's understanding of the text.
100 Facts Spies covers key topics about secret agents and their missions in concise numbered facts. Information is surrounded by amazing illustrations and photographs that put unbelievable facts into context for children. A perfect introduction to spy books for kids aged 7+ who want to learn more about real-life James Bond spies!
Fantastically Great Women Who Made History is the eagerly anticipated follow up to Kate Pankhurst's hugely successful, Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World, number one best-selling children's non-fiction title. This beautiful title looks at the stories, accomplishments and adventures of many more brilliant women from throughout history.
Discover the stories of 101 extraordinary women of our time. Featuring an international selection of female figures, this carefully curated collection highlights those who have achieved significantly in their fields, ranging from science and politics to sport and the arts. Empowering and inspiring accounts of female pioneers
This stunningly presented history of the world covers.100 fascinating historicalsubjects, including Ancient Egypt, Alexander the Great, the start of Islam, theAztecs, the French Revolution, the first computer, Albert Einstein and theSpace Race. Each topic is brought to life by photographs, easy-to-read text andcolourful, modern illustrations....
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 Egypt from gods and worship to mummification, with easy-to-digest, humorous text that is reminiscent of the best-selling...
With her signature comic-strip style, Marcia WIlliams takes us behind the scenes at some of ancient Rome's most famous moments.Meet Dormeo: gladiator, dormouse, berry-nibbler, and guide to ancient Rome. He'll take you on a tour of Rome's most famous moments and most colourful characters - from the temperamental gods and goddesses of Mount Olympus
This book explores what life was really like for everyday people in Ancient Greece. Using primary sources and information from archeological discoveries, it uncovers some fascinating insights and explodes some myths. Supported by timelines, maps and references to important events and people, children will really feel they are on a time-travelling journey...
The Great Pyramids of Egypt--all kids over the age of five recognize them instantly. These massive tombs were built thousands of years ago, and still no one knows exactly how the ancient Egyptians did it! In this informative account, Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler tell the story of the powerful pharaohs who commissioned the pyramids at Giza and offer a...
When the Histronauts travel back in time to the Roman Empire they'll need your help to uncover the secrets of the past. Explore the Roman baths, try on the armour of a legionary, make a sacrifice at the temple of the gods, ride in a speeding chariot and meet ferocious gladiators. An exciting mix of history, facts and activity!