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Topics : Primary School Britain Since 1930 Books

  • Historical Sticker Dolly Dressing 1940s Fashion

    Rosie Hore

    Product Code: APGIK
    Paperback 7 years +
    Discover the fashions of the 1940s by dressing the dolls in historically-accurate outfits. Find out what men and women wore during the war years, when fabric was rationed and they had to make-do-and-mend, and the changes that occured when austerity ended, including the introduction of Christian Dior's iconic 'New Look'. With over 200 stickers.
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  • The Usborne Introduction to The Second World War

    Paul Dowswell

    Product Code: APNGW
    Hardback 9 years +
    A comprehensive introduction to an important and fascinating subject, this exceptional new title is published to coincide with the 60th Anniversary of VE Day. Paul Dowswell's informative and accessible text will immerse readers in the era, and hand-coloured black and white photographs give a unique and atmospheric look. Provides a genuinely international perspective, showing how people all over the world were affected by the war.
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  • D-Day

    Henry Brook

    Product Code: AJREH
    Hardback 7 years +
    The Usborne Reading Programme is a collection of over 250 reading books, developed with reading experts and graded in seven levels.
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  • War Game (Special 100th Anniversary of WW1 Ed.)

    Michael Foreman

    Product Code: AJGXT
    Hardback 7 years +
    The classic children's book about the first world war and the Christmas Day cease-fire football match in no-mans-land. * A special lavish new edition of a modern classic - winner of the Smarties Grand Prize * Contains a special new introduction from michael Foreman, additional new illustrations and 4 pages of extra background material on the First World War and football during the war. * An informative and heartfelt story of the first world war and the famous Christmas cease-fire and football match in no-man's-land * Beautifully illustrated and reproduced using Michael Foreman's original watercolour paintings "A masterpiece" - The Times Literary Supplement "The work of a major children's author at his peak" - The Daily Telegraph "An unforgettable experience" - The Guardian Approximately 2,500 words Age range: 7+
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  • War Games

    Terry Deary

    Product Code: AGQBO
    Paperback 8 years +
    Esther and George have never met but both their lives have been touched by war. Will they be forced to give up their beloved sports, or will sport be the very thing that gets them through? Touching stories of cricket and football set during World War II. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers of 8+
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  • The Battle of Britain

    Catherine Chambers

    Product Code: BMAZN
    Paperback 7 years +
    During World War II, between 10 July and 31 October 1940, Nazi Germany launched an attempt to invade Great Britain, beginning with air raids. The German air force named the Luftwaffe fought in the skies above Britain against the British Air Force. The battle in the air caused destruction and chaos on the cities and towns below. However, thanks to the bravery of fighter pilots and the clever strategy of British forces, all was not lost. In this fascinating book, primary sources, quotes from Winston Churchill, Battle facts, a timeline and much more will provide readers with all they need to know about one of Britain's most challenging events in its long history.
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  • The Building of Britain's Railways

    Catherine Chambers

    Product Code: BMAZM
    Paperback 7 years +
    The British railway system is the oldest in the world. This fascinating book describes the early days in the British railway industry, from the opening of the first public steam inter-city railway line in 1830 and Robert Stephenson's Rocket, through to the glory days of the Flying Scotsman and the expansion of the national rail networks in the 1940s to form British Railways. With a biography of George Stephenson the Father of the Railways and his son Robert, a timeline and Track Facts, this book is a must for anyone with an interest in trains and train travel.
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  • Hard Nuts of History: Wars and Battles

    Tracey Turner

    Product Code: APXRK
    Paperback 7 years +
    Read all about the toughest leaders and the biggest battles of all time. From ruthless Roman leaders to brave and courageous soldiers, discover amazing war facts from throughout history. Bursting full of fact-filled text in bite sized chunks and jam-packed with eye-popping full colour illustrations!
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  • Spying and Security

    Charlie Samuels

    Product Code: AQCRF
    Paperback 9 years +
    World War II is explored through first hand-evidence including posters, newspapers, diaries, letters, speeches, poems and songs. This title looks at spying and security in the Second World War, from code breaking and spying to national security and civil defence. It looks at the hidden world of secrets and deception in World War Two.
  • Ladybird Histories: Second World War

    Product Code: AJDHM
    Paperback 5 years +
    This Ladybird Histories Book is perfect for children learning about the Second World War at school. It looks at the countries that took part, where key battles and campaigns took place and the impact the war had on ordinary people around the world. Packed full of interesting and entertaining details that will delight all readers - from lifestyles, battles, and important characters, to the influence that events in history have played on the world around us today. Everything you need to know about the Second World War for school homework!
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  • Secrets of World War I

    Sean McCollum

    Product Code: BMJFW
    Paperback 9 years +
    World War I was a brutal war that left more than 9 million dead. Millions more were wounded and lost their homes. The two sides-the Allied Powers and Central Powers-cut secret deals to get countries to join their side. They unleashed secret weapons, employed spies, and relied on the element of surprise itself to wage terrible battles. Secrets of World War I reveals little-known stories of the people, weapons, and battles that have affected the maps on our walls and the allegiances in our hearts.
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  • Equality & Diversity

    Charlie Ogden

    Product Code: AUMJN
    Hardback 7 years +
    What are values? They?re the basis of how we choose to behave; our judgement of what matters in life. Freedom of speech, having good manners, caring about the environment: these things are all values. Your values matter. But in a community, it?s important to respect other people?s values too. In this book you?ll learn about equality and diversity. Society is full of different people with different beliefs and lifestyles. How can we balance their needs so that everyone has a fair chance to succeed?
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  • Human Rights & Liberty

    Charlie Ogden

    Product Code: AUMGU
    Hardback 7 years +
    What are values? They?re the basis of how we choose to behave; our judgement of what matters in life. Freedom of speech, having good manners, caring about the environment: these things are all values. Your values matter. But in a community, it?s important to respect other people?s values too. In this book you?ll learn about human rights and liberty. In Britain we believe that people have inborn rights and freedoms that cannot be taken away. But some countries have regimes that persecute people who behave in certain ways or belong to certain groups. In such a divided world, how can we all live in harmony?
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  • Government & Democracy

    Charlie Ogden

    Product Code: AUMGV
    Hardback 7 years +
    What are values? They're the basis of how we choose to behave; our judgement of what matters in life. Freedom of speech, having good manners, caring about the environment: these things are all values. Your values matter. But in a community, it's important to respect other people's values too. In this book you'll learn about government and democracy. Democracy means that people have the right to choose their own government. In Britain, this is one of our key social values. But the world still has lots of dictatorships where grown-up bullies take control, and don't allow other people to have rights.
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  • Identity & Gender

    Charlie Ogden

    Product Code: AUMGS
    Hardback 7 years +
    What are values? They?re the basis of how we choose to behave; our judgement of what matters in life. Freedom of speech, having good manners, caring about the environment: these things are all values. Your values matter. But in a community, it?s important to respect other people?s values too. In this book you?ll learn about identity and gender. People have the right to decide who they want to be and how they want to live ? whether they?re male or female, gay or straight or transgender. In spite of these freedoms, things are not always equal. How can we respect people?s rights and make things fair for everyone?
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  • The 2000s

    James Nixon

    Product Code: APWXW
    Paperback 7 years +
    My Family Remembers offers a look at decades in recent history through the memories of members of a selection of families. Employing running text, featured quotations and colour and black and white photographs, each book is a fascinating in-depth look at the contrasts in life between 'then' and 'now' through the memories of people who actually were there.
  • The 1970s

    Kathryn Walker

    Product Code: APWXT
    Paperback 7 years +
    My Family Remembers offers a look at decades in recent history through the memories of members of a selection of families. Employing running text, featured quotations and colour and black and white photographs, each book is a fascinating in-depth look at the contrasts in life between 'then' and 'now' through the memories of people who actually were there.

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