When the Histronauts travel back in time to ancient Egypt they'll need your help to uncover the secrets of the past. Explore dazzling tombs, decipher hieroglyphics, unwrap the art of mummification and learn how the gods ruled over the dead in the afterlife. An exciting mix of history, facts and activity!
King Vortigern thinks he's so clever but his servant Mervyn knows he is playing a dangerous game. Can Mervyn keep the King safe from the invading Saxons, Pictish raiders, and a beautiful Saxon princess? Join master storyteller Terry Deary for a trip back in time to Saxon times and an exciting adventure
Discover the majestic history of London in this sumptuously illustrated picture book. Each double page shows a royal palace or location, from Buckingham Palace to the Tower of London, with pictures of royal coaches, costumes, portraits, crowns and other royal regalia. With contents and index pages and internet links to specially selected websites.
Unravel some of the riddles of Stonehenge, one of the most famous and mysterious monuments in the world!Where is Stonehenge? That's an easy question to answer. It sits on the Salisbury Plain in Southern England. But what is the meaning of these strange circles of stones? Was Stonehenge a religious site to honor the dead? Or a sacred place of healing? Or...
If you thought that it was a man's world, think again! 100 Women Who Made History is the exciting story of the women who changed the world, from Anne Frank to J.K. Rowling. Meet the most talented and famous women in history, from politics, science, business, and the arts, from exciting entrepreneurs to clever creative.
Silver award winner in the MadeForMums Awards 2017 children's books series category. DKfindout! Pirates takes kids back in time to discover the truth behind the myth. With beautiful photography, lively illustrations, and key curriculum information, the DKfindout! series will satisfy any child who is eager to learn and acquire facts - and keep them coming...
This hysterical, historical joke book is full of hilarious jokes and illustrations based on characters that children will recognise throughout history. Featuring kings and queens, medieval knights, Victorians and many more, this terrific compilation of jokes will have children roaring with laughter!
This title takes a look at what makes vampires so fascinating. Work out how to spot them and most importantly, learn how to keep them at bay. Get to grips with different vampires around the world and read about the most infamous vampire of them all - Dracula.
100 Facts Arms and Armour is bursting with exactly 100 amazing facts, fascinating images and fun activities to help children aged 6-10 years learn everything they need to know about the history of combat. Covers arms and armour from ancient times to modern-day warfare. Quizzes throughout help your child to recall facts they've learned.
100 Facts Archaeology presents this fascinating world to children aged 7+. This book explores some of the oldest and most amazing archaeological finds, as well as explaining what they tell us about human history. Ancient cities, buried treasure and famous forgeries are just some of the areas covered.
Travel back in time to the centre of a mighty civilization that still fascinates the world. Find out more about the Egyptians - pharaohs and priests, farmers and scribes - and the royal intrigues, religious beliefs and day-to-day dramas of life in ancient Egypt. Take a tour of a splendid palace, a bustling river port, an embalmer's chamber and of course...
A fantastic collection of history poems that conjure up the sights, sounds and smells of the past - both the great events and battles, and ordinary day-to-day activities. Ties in with the history curriculum for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2. There are poems about prehistoric times, mammoths, the Stone Age, the Bronze Age, ancient Greece, Rome and Egypt,...
Find out who built castles, what knights did and what really went on inside castle walls in this entertaining and colourful look at medieval life. Packed full of fun and facts about life in castle times, this book also has Internet-links to young and relevant Web sites.
Sent to his uncle's castle to learn to be a page, eleven-year-old Toby keeps a detailed journal of everything that happens there during the year of 1285 - from such great events as a boar hunt and a tournament to more everyday activities like baking bread and cleaning out the garderobes (toilets).
Two of Spanish history's most defining figures are brought back to life in this colourful account of their reign, lives and times. Includes excerpts from real historical sources, as well as illustrations, a map and other interesting features, while also recycling vocabulary from the Early Modern Age topic.
The violent eruption of Mount Vesuvius on 24 August AD 79 was one of the greatest natural disasters of all time. Thousands of people were suddenly entombed in the town of Pompeii, taken by surprise as a layer of ash and pumice, many metres thick, rained down on top of them from the long-dormant volcano. Uncovered nearly 2000 years later