Primary School Anglo-Saxons Books

  • Explore History Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781526303110
    EXPH 9 years +
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    Where did William Shakespeare live? How did the Tudar monarchs change the lives of ordinary people? And did Viking helmets really have horns?

    The ideal companion to your child's history lessons, this 10-book collection provides handy and accessible introductions to some of the most important and world-changing historical eras.

    From Ancient Egypt to the Stone Age and the Tudors to the Victorians, these books will teach children so much about our past. They're bursting with information, crafts, ideas and recipes that all help give an interactive edge to the learning.

    Full of facts, the books aim to make history relevant to everything a child learns about at school including geography, art, science, technology and numeracy.

    Format: paperback
  • Parallel History - 6 Books - Collection - 9781445164304
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    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.
  • BWV2 9 years +
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    The epic Anglo-Saxon legend is brilliantly recreated by an award-winning author-and-illustrator team of Michael Morpurgo and Michael Foreman.

    In fifth-century Denmark, a murderous monster stalks the night, and only the great prince of the Geats has the strength and courage to defeat it. Beowulf's terrifying quest to destroy Grendel, the foul fiend, a hideous sea-hag and a monstrous fire-dragon is the oldest surviving epic in British literature.

    Artfully retold and magnificently illustrated, this is a perfect introduction to a famous tale.
  • ASTT 7 years +
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    Take a 12,000-year walk through history with Steve Noon's award-winning A Street Through Time.

    Beautiful and absorbing illustrations bring fourteen key periods in history to life in this wonderfully informative book. Children aged 7 and over will be fascinated as they watch the street change as buildings go up and come down; and they will also have the chance to learn about how people lived in years gone by.

    They can even search and locate the objects that have survived throughout the ages! A Street Through Time shows people at work, war and play and is sure to be returned to again and again as children (and adults!) spot new details every time.
  • AKHEW 7 years +
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    Readers can discover all the foul facts about the Smashing Saxons, including who got cow pats as Christmas presents, why wearing a pig on your head is lucky and how to make a dead Saxon happy. With a bold, accessible new look, illustrated throughout and revised by the author, these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans. 2013 is the twentieth anniversary of Horrible Histories.
  • APWNU 7 years +
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    Britain in the Past aims to give younger children an understanding of everyday life in Britain for both rich and poor through fact-filled text, exciting illustrations and photographs of artefacts and re-enactors. Feature boxes, maps and lists complete the picture. Anglo-Saxons offers a look at life in Britain from after the Romans left our shores to 1066, allowing young readers to imagine themselves taking part in Anglo-Saxon life.
  • AMZAI 7 years +
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    Life in Anglo-Saxon Britain explains what life was like for young people at the time of the Anglo-Saxons and Vikings. It looks at everything from homes to warriors and Anglo-Saxon beliefs.
  • AXEXE 9 years +
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    An action-packed Anglo-Saxon tale of one boy's journey to the Battle of Hastings in 1066.

    1065: Magnus is the son of Harold Godwinson, lord of the Southern Saxons and ruthlessly ambitious claimant to the throne of England. Overnight, Magnus find himself cast centre-stage in the blood-soaked family feud that led to one of history's most famous battles.

    This is the family tragedy behind 1066: live it with Magnus, as the wolves of history close in on his Anglo-Saxon boyhood.
  • ARDSR 7 years +
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    You're a farmer's son living in England in the early 7th century. Your people are descendants of invaders from Northern Europe: the Angles, the Saxons and the Jutes, who arrived about 200 years earlier, seized land from the native Britons and made themselves at home here. You will experience first-hand the culture and history of the Anglo-Saxon peoples, including how they survived, ate and dressed, the stories they told, and how they responded to the coming of Christianity.
  • APXDV 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Much of the evidence we have of past times comes from the buildings people left behind. Their homes, villages and towns give us clues that help us find out about the way they lived. History On Your Doorstep explores different periods of British history through our building heritage.
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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.
  • AQBNI 7 years +
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    This book draws on evidence left behind by the Anglo-Saxons. It examines how they lived, studied, worked, worshipped and played. There are also short stories about real people who lived during this period of history, such as Alfred the Great, Kenelm, a young prince and Eanswida, a girl who refused to marry.
  • AQBSK 7 years +
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    Important historical themes such as family life, entertainment and work are illustrated by fascinating and relevant photographs.
  • ARJAA
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    Britain's Settlement by the Anglo-Saxons and Scots is a fascinating account of British history from a period that begins when Roman rule ended in the 360s, through to 793, when the Vikings arrived and attacked Lindisfarne. The book describes the Scots invasions from Ireland to north Britain (now Scotland), the Anglo-Saxon invasions and settlements, and how their art, religion and daily life shaped British culture, including Christian conversion at Canterbury, Iona and Lindisfarne. Find out more about Vortigern, Bede and Cuthbert, and how the language of this time has survive in the current English language in this amazing history of early British life.
  • AMLPV 7 years +
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    Beowulf, Grendel and the Dragon tells the story of the heroic warrior Beowulf as he battles a hate-filled demon, then its vengeful mother and a furious fire-breathing dragon. Captivating versions of some of the best myths and legends from around the world. TreeTops Myths and Legends are fascinating and action-packed stories that will motivate and inspire readers. These are some of the oldest and most enduring stories in the world, retold by leading contemporary children's authors to bring out all of the action, drama, humour and depth of the original stories in a way that makes them as exciting and meaningful today as ever. The stories are beautifully illustrated in a range of styles to bring each tale to life. Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading. Help with children's reading development also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk. The books are finely levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.
  • ARJAB
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    The Viking and Anglo-Saxon Struggle for England is a fascinating account of British history from a period that begins when the Vikings arrived and attacked Lindisfarne in 793, through to the Battle of Hastings in 1066, when the Normans were victorious. The book describes the Viking raids and invasions, the resistance by Alfred the Great and Athelstan, first king of England, and details the daily lives of Anglo-Saxons living there, including how their art, religion and daily life shaped British culture. Find out more about Edward the Confessor, Guthrum, and Aethelflaed and how the Norse and Anglo-Saxon languages of this time have survive in the current English language in this amazing history of early British life.
  • ARJLF 8 years +
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    The Viking and Anglo-Saxon Struggle for England is a fascinating account of British history from a period that begins when the Vikings arrived and attacked Lindisfarne in 793, through to the Battle of Hastings in 1066, when the Normans were victorious. The book describes the Viking raids and invasions, the resistance by Alfred the Great and Athelstan, first king of England, and details the daily lives of Anglo-Saxons living there, including how their art, religion and daily life shaped British culture. Find out more about Edward the Confessor, Guthrum, and Aethelflaed and how the Norse and Anglo-Saxon languages of this time have survive in the current English language in this amazing history of early British life.
  • APZBN 9 years +
    9 years +
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    Travel back to the time of the Anglo Saxons! Who was Alfred the Great? Where did the Anglo Saxons come from, and what traditions and beliefs did they bring with them? Explore this ancient civilisation to understand how prehistoric people have influenced the way we live today. Find out how we know about the Anglo Saxons, and how archaeologiests and historians have pieced together their story from the evidence and artefacts found. Learn about the Anglo Saxon way of life - how they farmed and feasted, what they believed and where and how they lived. Information about their songs, music, poems, arts and crafts will help you to picture yourself among them. Read an Anglo Saxon warrior's letter, and try your hand at making an Anglo Saxon helmet! The Explore! series takes an all-round, hands-on approach to history, making the subject relevant to all areas of curriculum learning - geography, art, science, technology, literacy and numeracy. Readers will enjoy the bright design and photographic approach.
  • BMAZK 7 years +
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    Alfred the Great was the first King of all England. But how did he become King, and what was it like to live in England then? This book tells the story of the only king of England who was called the Great.
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    Edward the Confessor was one of the last Anglo-Saxon kings of England. But what was it like to live in Anglo-Saxon times? Find out about the life of the king who built Westminster Abbey.