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  • Parallel History - 6 Books - Collection - 9781445164304
    PRLL 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £9.99
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    • Just £1.67 per book
    This series of books gives children an insight into the events that were happening all around the world during different eras in history.

    All the way from the ancient world to the modern day, via Medieval times and the 19th century, these beautifully illustrated books are packed with facts and will inspire children to embark on a chronological journey.

    Perfect for dipping in and out of, the timelines in these books look at the major developments in civilisations all across the world that happened at the same time.
  • AIVPE 10 years +
    10 years +
    • £3.95
    This bright, friendly book has lots of English practice at exactly the right level for 10-11 year olds. The colourful pages start with guidance on the topic, then have loads of writing tasks, fun exercises and brain-teasing activities. There's also a pull-out answers section with helpful tips if your child is struggling with the topic.
  • AGKBB 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £5.89
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    There are four books in the series: Electricity and Magnets, Sound and Light, Forces and Motion and Matter and Materials. Each title contains 20 tried and tested experiments. The experiments are all safe to do, use household materials, are manageable but absorbing, and offer rewarding results. Readers are told how long each experiment lasts, what materials are needed and what the results mean. Eye-catching illustrations and engaging text make this the perfect book for the budding scientist!
  • AOLSM 7 years +
    7 years +
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    The story of life in Victorian Britain, taking in everything from the slums and steelworks to the British Empire and Great Exhibition.
  • AAHHW 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £21.89
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    This is a truly luxury book and a must-have for every family bookshelf, with cloth binding, a beautiful jacket and ribbon marker. It offers a comprehensive compendium of the history of Britain, encompassing everything from prehistoric times to the turn of the new millennium. This truly luxurious title is a must for every family bookshelf. It features internet links to additional resources, including video clips, games and interactive features.
  • AOLSL 7 years +
    7 years +
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    From battles and beheadings, to plots and plague, this book tells the story of life in Britain under the Tudors and Stuarts. Full of intriguing facts, illustrations, detailed reconstructions, paintings and maps.
  • AIVPA 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.95
    This bright, friendly book has lots of Maths practice at exactly the right level for 7-8 year olds. The colourful pages start with guidance on the topic, then have loads of sums, fun exercises and brain-teasing problems. There's also a pull-out answers section with helpful tips if your child is struggling with the topic.
  • AEZOD 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £7.89
    • RRP £7.99
    This title helps you learn about the legendary Norse raiders, with 15 step-by-step projects and more than 350 exciting pictures. You can step back in time to the age of the seafaring Vikings - find out about the ships they sailed in, the distant lands they explored, and the wars they waged. Fact boxes provide additional insights and indicate links with the present. 15 simple and enjoyable projects allow you to recreate the past - build a model Viking house, make a shield ready for battle, sculpt a brooch and a bracelet from clay, bake a Viking loaf, learn to write your name in runes, and play an ancient Norse board game. It is packed with over 350 photographs and illustrations, including a pictorial timeline, cross sections, historical maps and clear step pictures for every technique. It is ideal for home or school use for 8- to 12-year-olds. This fascinating fact and project book is the perfect introduction to Viking history. You can discover how these amazing people lived their lives, the food they ate, the clothes they wore, the heroes they revered, the weapons they used, and the lands they conquered. Practical projects really help young readers to understand what life was like in the past - make a Viking drinking horn, create a lucky charm inspired by the Norse thunder god Thor, build a model of a mighty longship, and construct a full-size battle helmet.
  • AIYKT 9 years +
    9 years +
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    Adventure story, packed with facts about Vikings. When Emma spies the Viking ships on the horizon, she runs to warn her village but no one will believe her! Not even her monk brother Symeon, until it's too late. Worse, the village has been betrayed by one of its own - Will the siblings be able to stop the Viking invaders form destroying the village? Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 8+
  • AIVOZ 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.95
    This bright, friendly book has lots of Maths practice at exactly the right level for 9-10 year olds. The colourful pages start with guidance on the topic, then have loads of sums, fun exercises and brain-teasing problems. There's also a pull-out answers section with helpful tips if your child is struggling with the topic.
  • AIVDZ 10 years +
    10 years +
    • £3.95
    This bold and bright activity book is an ideal source of grammar practice for 10-11 year-olds in the run-up to the SATS. It covers all the important grammar rules, with plenty of tips and a range of engaging question types to keep children interested. Complete answers, plus notes for parents, are included in a pullout booklet. CGP Practise & Learn books are also available for Punctuation (9781847621467) and Spelling (9781847621450).
  • AOLSN 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £6.49
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    A fascinating account of how life in Britain changed in the years after the Second World War, from post-war street parties to the celebrations on the eve of the new millennium. Full of intriguing facts, illustrations, photographs, posters, maps and timelines.
  • AIVVQ 10 years +
    10 years +
    • £3.95
    Packed with fun and colourful activities, this CGP Practise & Learn book is ideal for giving children aged 10-11 a head-start with their algebra. For each topic, there's an introduction to the important techniques, followed by a range of engaging questions to help children develop their skills. All the answers are included in a pull-out section, along with notes for parents and suggested extension activities.
  • APMZB 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £5.39
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    Howard Carter had spent five long years in the hot, dry desert, searching for the tomb of the ancient Egyptian boy-king Tutankhamun. But what he found when he ventured deeper and deeper into the tomb was gold and treasure beyond his wildest dreams. Part of Young Reading Level 3, created for children ready to tackle longer stories and more diverse subjects.
  • AEUQL 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £7.69
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    Part of the 'History of Britain' series, this book is illustrated with a combination of cartoons, reproduced artwork, and photographs.
  • AEAWU 8 years +
    8 years +
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    It's history with the nasty bits left in! Want to know: What really happened in Dad's Army? How to make a rude noise with a gas mask? Why the blitzed Brits ate chicken-fruit, sinkers and nutty? Discover all the foul facts about the Blitzed Brits - all the gore and more!
  • AOLSU 7 years +
    7 years +
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    A comprehensive history of the Romans in Britain, from Julius Caesar's first invasions and Boudicca's rebellion to the founding of Roman London and the building of Hadrian's Wall.

    Full of detailed illustrations, dramatic artwork, reconstructions, photographs of Roman mosaics, statues and other artefacts.
  • CQR2 10 years +
    10 years +
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    Explores the lives and daring deeds of spies during World War II, using photos, original sources, maps, timelines and little-known facts.
  • AEUTE 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £10.39
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    This is a new edition of the popular and successful encyclopedia describing the remarkable history of Ancient Egypt. You can discover remarkable facts of one of the world's oldest civilisations from its origins as a group of settlements along the banks of the Nile, its rise to one of the world's greatest civilisations to its decline at the hands of the Roman Empire. It is filled with stunning photographs and detailed illustrations. It includes a comprehensive factfinder featuring a time chart, a list of who's who and details of recent archaeological finds. It includes internet links that offer a fascinating selection of recommended web sites - with sound, animation or video clips which provide additional information for projects and homework.
  • AQBWP 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £8.99
    The Viking Life series explores the everyday lives of people who lived during the Viking era. This title looks at Viking invasion and settlement, describing how far Viking travels extended and how the Vikings attacked, fought against or traded with the people they encountered.
  • ASQOV 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £4.49
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    A fantastic colour school thesaurus for ages 11+ in the best-selling Gem format to help you find the right word every time. Written specially to help with school work and homework, this new edition provides thousands of synonyms to increase vocabulary, with examples to show context for every synonym listed. This handy thesaurus includes all the newest words in the English language, plus a useful supplement to provide help with finding the right word. Unlike any other school thesaurus, with the Collins Gem School Thesaurus you can be sure you're using the right word every time. Every entry has a definition, and each alternative word is followed by its own example, helping you decide which word is the most appropriate to use. The perfect companion to the new Collins Gem School Dictionary, and an indispensable tool for any school student aged 11+. Using a thesaurus has never been easier!
  • ALZTG 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £4.89
    • RRP £4.99
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    A new series of Horrible Histories sticker activity books, crammed with quick quizzes, foul facts and putrid pictures, the Horrible Histories Sticker Activity Book: Rotten Romans covers all things horrible in ruthless Rome. With over 250 savage stickers, explore the Roman's extraordinary empire. Get boggled by their baths, terrified by their torture and cured by their dastardly doctors. Be careful to keep on the right side of the grumpy gladiators though, otherwise you could end up on a spear!
  • AQCEY 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £8.99
    Homes chronicles the various types of entertainment popular in the Tudor period, examining the differences across age groups, social classes and those who lived in towns and cities and those who lived in the country. It includes music, dance, festivals, masques, theatre, childhood games, and a very gory pastime: public executions!
  • ALZGP 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £4.89
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    A new series of Horrible Histories sticker activity books, crammed with quick quizzes, foul facts and putrid pictures, the explosive Horrible Histories Sticker Activity Book: Awful Egyptians covers all things horrible in ancient Egypt. With over 250 savage stickers, children can help to explore perilous pyramids, meet suffering slaves and saunter past scheming sphinxes. But be careful not to get lost for ever in the mummifying mazes!