HVIP 7 years +7 years +
Featuring Boudicca, Charles Darwin, Emmeline Pankhurst, King John and Mary Anning, these books examing some of history's greatest characters and will come in useful for children studying at both Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 3 level.
- RRP £44.95
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- Just £1.00 per book
They look at the lives of these figures and explore the society in which they lived and how they made an impact on the culture of the time.
Each book covers each person from their childhood right through to old age and looks at their biggest achievements - Mary Anning collected and studied fossils; King John signed the Magna Carta; Charles Darwin came up with the theory of evolution, Boudicca rebelled against the Romans; and Emmeline Pankhurst helped women win the right to vote.
TCFW 7 years +7 years +
Marcia Williams celebrates incredible women from all around the world and their huge influence in her trademark comic-strip style.
- RRP £12.99
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From writers to warriors and astronauts to activists, this book covers all the amazing stories and highlights the achievements of these amazing females.
The funny and accessible artwork complements the facts, quotes and jokes perfectly.
HSTO 7 years +7 years +
Enjoy a time-travelling journey through the history of Ireland with this exciting book.
- RRP £22.99
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Covering the beautiful country, era by era, it's full of detailed illustrations and fabulous facts. From the earliest settlements right up to the present day, it covers everything from courageous Celts to rampaging Vikings and rebellious Republicans.
It even shows children where the residents of Ireland lived in the past, what they are, what they wore and what school was like.
APZBM 9 years +9 years +
Travel back to the time of the celts! Who were the Celts and who were their leaders? Why did they come to the British isles and how did they live? Explore this ancient civilisation to understand how prehistoric people have influenced the way we live today. Find out all about the lives of the Celts - from the well-know leader Boudicca, to the druid priests that were highly important in Celtic society. Discover the artefacts that give evidence of their way of life, and how historians have pieced together the evidence of their lives. Learn about the homes and communities that they lived in, the food that they ate, how they travelled and worshipped, and the influence of the Romans on their society. Try your hand at making your own Celtic torc! The Explore! series takes an all-round, hands-on approach to history, making the subject relevant to all areas of curriculum learning - geography, science, technology, art, literacy and numeracy. Each book features a diary entry, a fun craft-based activity, a timeline and a quiz.
AAHHW 7 years +7 years +
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.
- RRP £25.00
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Boudica was the famous, fearless warrior queen who fought for the British Celts against Roman invaders in the first century CE. She raised a huge army and waged many successful battles, but in the end was cruelly defeated. She will always be remembered for her brave efforts to free her people from Roman oppression. Suitable for readers aged 8+, each book in History Starting Points explores the life and times of a key historical figure, from Alfred the Great to Hatshepsut. It tells the story of the subject's life, using vital primary source material, such as what contemporary people wrote about the figure. Alongside this, each book builds up a vivid picture of the historical era in which the person lived, from Anglo-Saxon Britain to the civilisations of ancient Greece and Egypt. Included throughout are cross-curricular links to other key subject areas such as literacy, science or geography, and the text is supported by cartoon, myths and legends and fun craft projects to make.
This engrossing CGP Discover & Learn book is a superb way for children in Years 3 and 4 (ages 7-9) to understand and engage with history from the Stone Age to the Celts. Each topic is presented on a full-colour double-page spread, with timelines, photos and illustrations to help bring the era to life. It's written in a pupil-friendly style, with clear headings to break up the text and questions to get children thinking about the way people lived at the time. A matching CGP Activity Book is also available - see 9781782941965.
AHNPU 9 years +9 years +
Go on an adventure along the timeline of history, year-by-year, from the stone age to the digital age History Year by Year is a children's history book like no other. It will take children on a stunning trip through time as they follow the history timeline that plots our life on Earth, from prehistoric man to how we live today. Over 1,500 pictures of artifacts, styles of dress, architectural triumphs and magnificent civilizations make this book a mini-history museum for kids, bringing history to life like no other. You can learn even more about themes such as the Renaissance or the French Revolution with chapters that focus on specific movements. The "child of the time" feature shows you how children would have lived during different historical periods. Ever wondered how children in Ancient Egypt got by? Or Viking England, the Industrial Revolution, or World War II? These informative chapters bring these periods of our history to life. History Year by Year is like no other history book for children. It combines facts, timelines and images and is perfect for any child looking to take an exciting visual journey through history (plus it's perfect for school projects). If you've ever had a question about history as a whole, History Year by Year joins the dots of history around the world, year by year, century by century.
- RRP £16.99
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AOLKO 7 years +7 years +
From the age of dinosaurs to the Roman invasion, this book tells the story of this vast and exciting period of British history. It describes when and how people first came to Britain, and includes information on the Bronze Age, Iron Age, Celts and the mysteries of Stonehenge.
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AIWXC 7 years +7 years +
Readers can discover all the foul facts about the Cut-throat Celts, including why weird Celt warriors fought with no clothes on, how to preserve your enemy's brain and why the Celts laughed at funerals. With a bold new look, these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans. Revised by the author to make HORRIBLE HISTORIES more accessible to young readers. www.horrible-histories.co.uk
- RRP £6.99
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AONZO 7 years +7 years +
Prepare to enter a land of excitement, magic, and mystery: the enchanted Celtic world, where gods fought demons and monsters, animals talked to humans, and nature was filled with spirits. These classic myths come from throughout the Celtic kingdom - from Scotland, Ireland, and Wales to the Isle of Man and Brittany. They include "Fintan the Salmon," "Ulster's Hero," "Bran and Branwen," and "The Adventures of Fionn Mac Cumhaill."
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AOWXJ 7 years +7 years +
Welcome to the museum! Here you will find a collection of objects from ancient civilisations. Objects of beauty, objects of functionality, objects of war, objects of life, and objects of death and burial. As you wander from room to room, explore the magnificence of what civilisations have left behind over thousands of years of human history.
- RRP £20.00
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AOLMH 7 years +7 years +
A unique way of finding out about the images, motifs and colours typical of Celtic art. Designs are taken from stone carvings, pottery and jewellery and include the intricate knotwork patterns for which the Celts were famous.
- RRP £9.99
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