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40% off selected Danger Zone titles

  • AFWBH 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £6.89
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    Man has always dreamed of being able to fly like the birds, but by the end of the nineteenth century this dream was becoming a reality due to inventors such as Orville and Wilbur Wright. This title in the popular Danger Zone series features full-colour illustrations which combine humour and accurate technical detail.
  • AGNOK 7 years +
    Ian Graham
    7 years +
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    Sir Isaac Newton was one of the most famous scientists of his age, in fact, many people think he was the greatest scientist of any age. He was a remarkable man and the laws of nature that he discovered caused a revolution in science and technology, but his obsessions, quarrels, loneliness and secrets made him very unhappy. This title in The Danger Zone series explores why you really wouldn't want to have been Sir Isaac Newton.
  • BKQUU 7 years +
    Ian Graham
    7 years +
    • £4.19
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    Tells the story of the American astronauts who set out on the voyage of a lifetime in 1970 to land on the moon. After months of practice, they blasted off from Earth to the cheers of bystanders, but things took a turn for the worse and they had to face up to the perils of space travel. The cartoon-style illustrations and the narrative approach encourage readers to get emotionally involved with the characters and to follow the story from the safety of Planet Earth and into outer space. Will the astronauts make it back again? The book features handy hints and informative captions to keep you alive on this dangerous journey.
  • BKQUV 7 years +
    Fiona MacDonald
    7 years +
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    The amusing illustrations and descriptive text provide an interesting insight into the age of sea exploration and the meeting of cultures in the New World. The book serves as an enlightening introduction to the life of Christopher Columbus, including his struggles to finance his journeys, his sometimes infamous behaviour and his final lonely days. Informative captions, a comprehensive glossary and an index make this title an ideal and fun introduction to the conventions of non-fiction texts.
  • BFIQS 7 years +
    Ian Graham
    7 years +
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    As an American pilot joining the RAF during World War Two, you'll experience many ups and downs, and no doubt you'll discover what a 'Mae West' is for! Get used to the lingo, commands and controls, otherwise it's time to bail out! Educational, informative and engaging, this book teaches children the risks taken and sacrifices made in World War II. The humorous cartoon-style illustrations and the narrative approach encourage readers to get emotionally involved with the characters, aiding their understanding of the debt owed by each generation to those who fought. It features a glossary and an index.
  • BKQUW 7 years +
    Mark Bergin
    7 years +
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    It's 1768 & you are about to embark on the voyage of a lifetime with Captain James Cook. This title features humorous cartoon-style illustrations, narrative approach, captions, glossary, & an index, offering an introduction to the conventions of non-fiction texts for young readers.
  • BKNOH 7 years +
    Fiona MacDonald
    7 years +
    • £4.19
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    This title can be used as a background approach to wider issues in Victorian times, such as class divides, daily life and the position of men and women in late nineteenth-century society. The humorous, cartoon-style illustrations make learning fun, and encourage young readers to engage with the central character.
  • BINBS 7 years +
    Colin Hynson
    7 years +
    • £3.59
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    You are the Sapa Inca, supreme ruler of one of the greatest empires the world has ever known. As the son of a god, you can never actually die. But sooner or later your body will stop working, and then you will be mummified so you can continue to take part in the daily life of the empire for ever. The humorous cartoon-style illustrations and the narrative approach encourage readers to get emotionally involved with the characters, aiding their understanding of what life would have been like in the heyday of the Inca empire. Informative captions, a complete glossary and an index make this title an ideal introduction to the conventions of non-fiction texts for young readers.
  • ABBIB 7 years +
    Fiona MacDonald
    7 years +
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    Tracing the architectural and social history of the cathedral, with one eye on the variety of things that could go very, very wrong, Avoid Working on a Medieval Cathedral! takes you through the hard life of a stonemason at Canterbury Cathedral, dealing with pesky pilgrims and bothersome bishops along the way. You won't survive to see it finished, but you can rest assured your work will be appreciated for many centuries to come. The Danger Zone is a constantly-growing library of over 50 exciting titles which transport the reader to the grisliest times and places in history. The first-person narrative approach puts the reader in the shoes (or sandals or army boots or cloth sacks) of some of the most unfortunate people ever to have lived - from pyramid builders to viking explorers, from medieval knights to the crew of the Titanic. This approach encourages readers to get emotionally involved with the story and characters, aiding their understanding of some of the most important periods in history. Humourous cartoon-style illustrations and speech bubbles bring the characters to life, while informative captions explain processes or chronological events. Each spread comes complete with a Handy Hint box, offering a clever tip on how to survive whatever ghastly situation you've found yourself in. A complete glossary and index featured in every title makes The Danger Zone an ideal introduction to the conventions of non-fiction texts for young readers.
  • BHPIJ 7 years +
    Jacqueline Morley
    7 years +
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    Life in a medieval castle was not as romantic as you might think! See what life was really like for a lowly servant, carrying out all the menial work of the castle & doing her best to survive the horrors of siege warfare. The cartoon-style illustrations & narrative approach encourage readers to get involved with the characters.