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Topics : Primary School Stone Age to Iron Age Books

Our KS1 and KS2 Stone Age and Iron Age books cover this fascinating historical era in great detail. These age-appropriate books are informative and accessible and the perfect study aid for history lessons.

  • A Street Through Time

    Steve Noon

    Product Code: ASTT
    Hardback 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.
    • £4.99
    • RRP £9.99
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  • History Essentials Collection - 5 Books

    Product Code: HSTE
    Collection 8 years +
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    Know a young history buff? These books will encourage them to take a step back in time...

    Each book offers a combination of facts, photographs of fascinating artefacts and reconstructions of key events and daily life.

    Backed by the latest research and evidence, these fast-paced, dramatic reads will bring history to life for Key Stage 2 students.
    Format: paperback
    • £7.99
    • RRP £44.96
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  • History Year by Year

    DK

    Product Code: YBYH
    Hardback 9 years +
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    Enjoy a journey through time - all the way from mammoths and mummies to flying and Facebook!

    Stretching from the prehistoric era through to the present day, this DK hardback offers a visual timeline of the history of the world. It's packed with photographs and original artefacts that give a snapshot of each era and highlights the major events that changed the world.

    As well as the tidbits of what was happening around the world, this book also provides concise and accessible overviews of major events including the rise of the Roman Empire and the fall of Communism. There is also a section called 'Child of the Time', which reveals how children in history lived and honed their skills e.g. the training plans of a Spartan warrior.

    Children will be able to put historic events across the world into context by reading through the timeline and learn about eras including Ancient Greece, Rome, the Industrial Revolution, the American Civil War, the World Wars and the moon landing in 1969.
    • £8.99
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  • The Usborne History of Britain

    Ruth Brocklehurst

    Product Code: AAHHW
    Hardback 7 years +
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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.
    • £19.99
    • RRP £25.00
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  • Hands-on History! Stone Age

    Charlotte Hurdman

    Product Code: AFLEY
    Hardback 7 years +
    Travel back two million years to discover fascinating facts about the life of Stone Age people - where they lived, what they ate, and what they looked like. Marvel at the fine tools and weapons they made, and at their survival alongside creatures such as mammoths. This title features 15 easy and fun projects that enable you to re-create the past - build a shelter from clay mammoth bones, paint your own cave art, make Stone Age hunting tools such as a bow and arrow, fashion a leopard's tooth necklace, prepare a prehistoric meal, model a clay pot, and construct a miniature stonehenge. More than 380 photographs and illustrations include cross sections, a historical map and a pictorial timeline. It is ideal for home or school use for ages 8 to 12. Our earliest human ancestors were making tools from stone at least two million years ago, but our story really begins with the arrival of modern humans, called Homo sapiens sapiens, about 100,000 years ago. This fascinating volume delves into the mysteries and wonders of this distant past. From social structure, communication, hunting, the discovery of fire and types of shelter to crop-growing, crafts, clothing, the first religions and primitive art, this book explores every aspect of the people who shaped the first stages of our civilization.
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  • Changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age

    Claire Throp

    Product Code: AQVMZ
    Paperback 8 years +
    Changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age is a fascinating account of British history from a period that begins around 840,000 when hunter-gatherers were just beginning to use tools, up to 55BC when the Romans first arrived in Britain. The book describes how settlers began early forms of mining and farming, how they made their homes and how they began to trade with other countries. Find out more about life at Skara Brae, the Great Orme Mine and the Lewes Hoard in this amazing history of early British life.
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  • Stone Circles

    Dawn Finch

    Product Code: BLZYY
    Paperback 8 years +
    Stone Circles are monuments made up of large stones arranged so that they are standing in a circle. It is believed that there are over 1,300 stone circles in the United Kingdom. They are a fascinating reminder of our ancient ancestors. But who built these stone circles and why are they there? How did ancient people build these circles using such giant stone blocks? This book provides all the information you need to know about stone circles in a clear and simple way, and highlights the most famous stone circles in the United Kingdom, such as Stonehenge, the Ring of Brodgar, Calanais and Avebury.
    • £7.19
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  • Ancient Wonders

    Product Code: AZADC
    Hardback 8 years +
    Discover the greatest wonders the ancient world has to offer, from Stonehenge to Angkor Wat and from Machu Picchu to the Great Wall of China. Get up close to their unique features and marvel at their breathtaking dimensions. What threats and challenges to these special phenomena face, and what is being done to ensure their survival for future generations to enjoy? Perfect for readers 9 and up.
    • £10.39
    • RRP £12.99
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  • 50 Things You Should Know About: Prehistoric Britain

    Clare Hibbert

    Product Code: APLMH
    Paperback 7 years +
    The perfect introduction to Prehistoric Britain! Find out what happened in Britain over 2.5 million years ago, starting with the Old Stone Age and the first humans - roaming hunter-gatherers. Discover the changes and advances that happened when people discovered how to work metal in the Bronze Age, through to the invention of iron tools in the busy Iron Age. Explore the mysteries of early Britain with Neolithic tombs, abstract cave paintings, sacred Stonehenge, metalworking and mining, and the myths and religions of the Celts and druids. Learn about everyday life in a Bronze Age roundhouse, discover the arts and crafts of the Celts and how everything changed when the Romans arrived. Packed with facts and fascinating snippets of prehistoric life. Easy-to-understand text with great photographs and illustrations bring the exciting past vividly to life. This title is part of the 50 Things You Should Know About series which includes: The First World War: 978-1-78171-589-5 The Second World War: 978-1-78493-035-6 Pre-Historic Britain: 978-1-78493-305-0 The Human Body: 978-1-78493-134-6
    • £11.89
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