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Primary School Britain Social Changes Books

  • REFG 7 years +
    Harriet Brundle
    7 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Why do people become refugees?
    How does it feel to be a refugee?
    How do refugees travel to a new home?

    This informative book introduces children to the subject of refugees and explains what they are and all the troubles they face as they attempt to find a new home. With accessible text, it aims to help children understand the issue from a range of perspectives.

    Presented in a sturdy hardback format, this book is bursting with informative and factual information and is full of photographs and diagrams that will engage young readers and inspire them to join in the debate.
  • WIRC 7 years +
    Harriet Brundle
    7 years +
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    Racism is sadly a very topical issue right now and this informative hardback book will show children what exactly it is, how it can happen and what they can do to help stop it.

    This easy-to-read book examines the issue from a wide range of perspectives and is full of information, modern images and accessible text that will encourage children to get involved in the debate.
  • ASTT 7 years +
    Steve Noon
    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.
  • AUMGS 7 years +
    Charlie Ogden
    7 years +
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    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?
  • AUMGU 7 years +
    Charlie Ogden
    7 years +
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    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?
  • AUMGV 7 years +
    Charlie Ogden
    7 years +
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    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.
  • AUMJN 7 years +
    Charlie Ogden
    7 years +
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    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?
  • AOLSN 7 years +
    Conrad Mason
    7 years +
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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.
  • AOLSM 7 years +
    Ruth Brocklehurst
    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.
  • AOLJL 7 years +
    Ruth Brocklehurst
    7 years +
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    From the elegance of stately homes, to the squalor of the slums, this book tells the story of life in Georgian Britain. Full of intriguing facts, illustrations, photographs, detailed reconstructions, paintings, maps and timelines.
  • AOLSS 7 years +
    Abigail Wheatley
    7 years +
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    From the Battle of Hastings to the Wars of the Roses, this book tells the unique story of Medieval Britain. Full of intriguing facts, illustrations, photographs, detailed reconstructions, paintings, maps and family trees.
  • AOLSU 7 years +
    Ruth Brocklehurst
    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.
  • AOLSL 7 years +
    Fiona Patchett
    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.
  • AOLSO 7 years +
    Hazel Maskell
    7 years +
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    A fascinating account of how Britain emerged from the Dark Ages, from bloodshed on the battlefield and kings in crisis, to monks and murder. Full of intriguing facts, illustrations, photographs, detailed reconstructions, paintings, maps and timelines.
  • AOLST 7 years +
    Henry Brook
    7 years +
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    From the terror of the trenches to the beaches of Gallipoli, this book tells the unique story of Britain during the first war to touch all corners of the globe. Full of intriguing facts, illustrations, photographs, detailed reconstructions, paintings and maps.
  • AKZGU 10 years +
    Nick Hunter
    10 years +
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    World War I brought many changes for women. Some stepped into roles left vacant by men now serving overseas, while others helped the war effort as nurses, telephone operators, and more. This book explores the wartime roles of women around the world.
  • ALKAB 10 years +
    Nick Hunter
    10 years +
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    Life was hard during World War I, and not just for the soldiers in the trenches. For men, women, and children on the home front, the war brought many difficulties. From rationing to bombing raids to the Spanish flu pandemic, this book explores life during wartime.
  • APWXT 7 years +
    Kathryn Walker
    7 years +
    • £8.99
    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.
  • APWXU 7 years +
    James Nixon
    7 years +
    • £8.99
    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.
  • APWXV 7 years +
    James Nixon
    7 years +
    • £8.99
    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.
  • APWXW 7 years +
    James Nixon
    7 years +
    • £8.99
    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.
  • AAHHW 7 years +
    Ruth Brocklehurst
    7 years +
    (1)
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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.
  • ACNZT 5 years +
    Emily Bone
    5 years +
    • £8.39
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    Girls will love discovering fashions past and present from across the globe in this collection of two popular titles from the "Sticker Dolly Dressing" series. You can dress the characters in traditional clothing from countries around the world and throughout history, such as beautiful silk saris for an Indian wedding, elegant Spanish flamenco dresses, togas in Ancient Rome and fashionable outfits from 1950s America and London in the 1960s. The simple text accompanying each scene is full of interesting facts about the featured period and culture. You can choose from over 750 stickers to help each doll look the part.
  • APOVH 7 years +
    7 years +
    (2)
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    This title lets you dress the Edwardian fashion models in an assortment of elegant fashions from the early 20th century. Including more than 200 stickers with which to dress the dolls in outfits including summer dresses, boaters and blazers for the Henley regatta, practical yet stylish outfits for a breezy day on the deck of an ocean liner, luxurious evening gowns for an exclusive Paris garden party, and many more. It comes with informative notes, photographs and sketches explaining the background to each fashion.