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  • GFOL 5 years +
    Emma Adams
    5 years +
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    This is an illustrated retelling of the Great Fire of 1666 that provides children with an introduction to an important and devastating moment in English history.

    This book will take readers on a journey through the streets of London as the single smouldering coal from a baker's oven transformed into swirling clouds of ash and a huge fire.

    Using dramatic historical information, this is a hauntingly beautiful book from Emma Adams that has some stunning illustrations from James Weston Lewis.
  • Why Do We Remember Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781445161549
    WDWR 6 years +
    6 years +
    • £7.99
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    • Just £1.33 per book
    This collection contains six first history books that will explain to children why we remember momentous events and people including The Great Fire of London and Charles Darwin.

    Aimed at readers aged 5 and over, each book covers a topic children will learn about and Key Stage 1 and relies on a rich variety of historical sources including diaries and paintings to bring the events to life. They're also accessibly written as they describe why these people and events remain so relevant.

    Each book also features a simple timeline and explores how we find about the past. All text has been carefully checked by a historian.

    Format: paperback
  • STMI 7 years +
    Mike Jolley
    7 years +
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    This history book teaches children all about ancient civilisations while helping them develop their observational skills at the same time.

    It's bursting with scenes that have mistakes to spot e.g. a Mayan warrior is wearing a watch and a Viking using a compass. The answers are easily highlighted on the next page, so children can learn and use this knowledge in their history lessons. All of these errors provide perfect discussion points, too.

    Featuring 10 different ancient civilisations, the Where's Wally?-style approach makes this book perfect for budding history detectives. The eras covered are Ancient Egypt, Viking times, Ancient Rome, the Mughal Empire, Ancient Greece, Medieval Europe, the Empire of the Mayans, Ancient China, the Stone Age and the time of the pirates.
  • WTSH 7 years +
    Christopher Lloyd
    7 years +
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    This history wallbook includes a huge (two metres!) fold-out timeline that contains pictures and captions telling the story of William Shakespeare.

    With hundreds of illustrations showcasing all of the Bard's comedies, histories and tragedies, this is a wonderfully accessible introduction to all his work and is sure to come in handy during English lessons.

    It even includes The Wallbook Chronicle, a newspaper that gives further information about Shakespeare's plays and their influence on culture and history.
  • KQU2 8 years +
    Ruth Brocklehurst
    8 years +
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    Useful as a reference book for homework help but also fun to dip in and out of for picking up key dates and information, History of Britain - Kings and Queens is packed with timelines, photographs, facts and family trees and makes an attractive addition to any child's bookshelf.

    This book covers British kings and queens from Anglo-Saxon times to the present day, with glimpses of their personalities, hobbies, ruling styles and key events in their lifetimes. Ideal for readers aged 9 and over.
  • The British Museum and The National Trust: Joke Book Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781788002097
    NTJK 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Inspired by the British Museum and The National Trust, these side-splitting joke books will inspire children to learn more about our history while chuckling away.

    Each book features black-and-white illustrations from talented illustrators and a host of bite-sized facts that will make your children's jaws drop.

    From amazing ancient worlds to the nuttier side of nature and historical figures including kings and queens, Romans, Victorians and pirates, there's a joke for every situation.
    Format: paperback
  • ETMH 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.99
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    If you know a young history buff, this is the book for them... 100 Events that Made History covers everything from bloodthirsty battles to rebellious revolutions - and the odd fatal sandwich!

    A rip-roaring roller coaster ride through history and its major events, it will show your young reader why Ivan was so terrible, how we managed to send a man to the moon and reveal all about Atilla the Hun's deadly nosebleed.

    Full of incredible photography and bright illustrations, this will prove a handy homework helper for children aged 9 and over.
  • ABOHB 5 years +
    Fiona Chandler
    5 years +
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    This is a fantastic new edition of this bright and lively encyclopedia, introducing young readers to the wonders of the past. Filled with historical information from the first people, farmers, cities and civilisations all the way to the World Wars and the modern day, this book answers such questions as 'What were the pyramids for?'; 'Who lived in the Forbidden City?'; and, 'When was the World Wide Web invented?'. Simple text, amazing photographs, detailed illustrations and a selection of exciting recommended websites make the subject easy to understand.
  • ABQVR 7 years +
    7 years +
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    "The Ladybird Book of British History" is the ideal first reference book for primary school children. It is packed with information about topics children will learn at school, including the Romans, the Tudors, and Victorian Britain. Full of fascinating facts and detailed drawings, this handy book will form an invaluable part of any child's first reference library. It includes a weblink to a downloadable timeline of British history.
  • ANLWS 7 years +
    Anita Ganeri
    7 years +
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    Life in Tudor Britain explains what life was like for young people during the period from 1485 to 1603. It looks at everything from family life to theatres.
  • ANMLB 7 years +
    Anita Ganeri
    7 years +
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    Life in Stuart Britain explains what life was like for young people during the reigns of Stuart kings and queens. It looks at everything from homes and food to the English Civil War.
  • AAHHW 7 years +
    Ruth Brocklehurst
    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.
  • AHNPU 9 years +
    9 years +
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    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.
  • AEUQL 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Part of the 'History of Britain' series, this book is illustrated with a combination of cartoons, reproduced artwork, and photographs.
  • AGYLE 5 years +
    5 years +
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    This Ladybird Histories book about the Tudors and Stuarts is perfect for children learning about this period of history at school. It includes famous kings and queens, how the Tudors and Stuarts lived and why the Great Fire of London destroyed so much of the city in 1666. Packed full of interesting and entertaining details that will delight all readers - from lifestyles, battles, and important people to the influence the past has played on the world around us today. Everything you need to know about Tudors and Stuarts for school homework! Ladybird Histories is a series of books about periods and people in history that children find especially engaging. Look out for other titles in the series: Ancient Egyptians.
  • APOVA 7 years +
    Rosie Dickins
    7 years +
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    Shakespeare's plays have inspired many artists, and this information sticker book makes use of some of their artworks to illustrate the life and times of the world's most famous playwright and the characters he created. Adding the 90 stickers to the pages provides a wonderful, interactive introduction to Shakespeare's works including A Midsummer Night's Dream, Hamlet, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet and more. Once completed, the reader is left with a useful guide, and Usborne Quicklinks leads to further online resources.
  • ADKYO 8 years +
    Terry Deary
    8 years +
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    Take a look at the mad Tudor monarchs and their suffering subjects - who just couldn't help losing their heads. Discover who invited Queen Lizzie to visit his brand new toilet and what you get when you sew the front of a chicken to the back of a pig. This title presents the history with the nasty bits left in.
  • ALVKA 7 years +
    Susanna Davidson
    7 years +
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    Who exactly was Queen Elizabeth I, when did she live and what was she like? What did she wear and who were her enemies? These and other questions are answered in this biography of one of England's most famous monarchs.
  • APZFR 7 years +
    Maggie Pearson
    7 years +
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    It's 1581 and Barnabas and Temperance make their way to London in search of Temperance's lost love. But quickly, they call into a sinister world of poltergeists, spies, lynch mobs, and even a plot to kill Queen Elizabeth I. Above all else, they meet Doctor John Dee, who remains one of the most intriguing characters from Tudor times - a strange mixture of serious scientist and dabbler in the paranormal. As Maggie Pearson says, 'Nobody in Elizabethan England knew the difference between astronomy and astrology or chemistry and alchemy. Or even between mathematics and magic.' His sole quest seems to have been trying to understand how the world worked, but he soon got side-tracked into magic ...
  • AQCEY 7 years +
    Nicola Barber
    7 years +
    • £8.99
    Homes chronicles the various types of entertainment popular in the Tudor period, examining the differences across age groups, social classes and those who lived in towns and cities and those who lived in the country. It includes music, dance, festivals, masques, theatre, childhood games, and a very gory pastime: public executions!
  • AMXLY 7 years +
    Terry Deary
    7 years +
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    A new series of Horrible Histories sticker activity books, crammed with quick quizzes, foul facts and putrid pictures, the Horrible Histories Sticker Activity Book: Terrifying Tudors covers all things horrible in Tudor Britain. With over 250 savage stickers, explore the Tudor family's rotten reign. Shudder at the mad monarchs, dress up Rattus with the garish garments and keep fit with Tudor football. Be careful to keep on the right side of Henry VIII though, or you might end up on the chopping block!
  • 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.