Usborne Non-Fiction Books

  • AOLMV 5 years +
    5 years +
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    This simple information book follows the history of Stone Age people and how they lived. Children can discover how they made clothes from animal skins and weapons and tools from stone, and find out about their cave art - some of which can still be seen today. Full of facts, illustrations and photographs of historical artefacts.
  • AOLMW 5 years +
    5 years +
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    Find out what it was like to be a Viking, and learn about Viking homes, feasts, boats, gods and much more in this fascinating book. Written with the help of a reading expert, the book includes short, informative text, vivid, full colour illustrations and photographs on every page.
  • AOGTG 5 years +
    5 years +
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    This simple information book charts the history of Iron Age people and how they lived, including their farming methods, the gods they prayed to and the hill forts where they lived - evidence of which can still be seen today. Full of facts, illustrations and photographs of historical artefacts.
  • AOYDB 5 years +
    5 years +
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    Who were the Aztecs? Where did they live, what did they wear and what gods did they worship? Discover the answers to these questions and more in this straightforward introduction to this fascinating ancient civilisation. Also includes information about everyday life, trade, sport, food and drink and conflict. A glossary explains more unusual words.
  • AOLSP 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Who were the ancient Egyptians? Why did they build pyramids and how were mummies made? These and other questions are answered with short, informative text, vivid, full colour illustrations and photographs on every page.
  • AOLMY 5 years +
    5 years +
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    Who were the ancient Romans? Where did they go to eat, shop and wash? What did they do for fun? You'll find the answers to these questions and lots more in this book about life in Roman times, featuring short, informative text, vivid, full colour illustrations and photographs on every page.
  • APOJI 4 years +
    4 years +
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    How do ancient things get buried? Who digs them up? And what do they find? Beginner readers can find answers to these questions and more in this colourful information book. Illustrated with stunning photographs and illustrations accompanied by short, informative text developed with reading experts. Includes carefully selected internet-links to exciting websites.
  • APPAT 5 years +
    5 years +
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    A guide for beginner readers to Ancient Greece and the lives of its citizens. Find out how far the Greek Empire spread, how it was governed, what people wore, ate and did for fun, learn about some of the most famous philosophers, mathematicians and medics of the age and about how the Empire declined.
  • APNNT 5 years +
    5 years +
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    Who was Queen Elizabeth I and when did she live? What did she wear and who were her enemies? These and other questions are answered with vivid, full colour illustrations and photographs on every page, and short informative text. Usborne Beginners are colourful information books for children beginning to read on their own.
  • APNBC 7 years +
    7 years +
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    This is a colourful dictionary with over 2000 words and phrases illustrated with amusing pictures of busy everyday scenes. It is arranged thematically so words appear in context with topics on "Buying Food", "At Work" and "In The Countryside" and more. It comes with a pronunciation guide to every word read by a native French speaker at the Usborne Quicklinks Website.
  • AOLSM 7 years +
    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 +
    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 +
    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.
  • AOLSN 7 years +
    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.
  • AOLSU 7 years +
    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 +
    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.
  • AOLST 7 years +
    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.
  • ALHCO 4 years +
    4 years +
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    This hands-on activity book provides children with a fascinating introduction to influential artists including Turner, Monet and Delauney.

    This book features full-colour reproductions of the artists' most famous works and encourages children to spot and think about each one.

    The methods and ideas featured in this book are accompanied by art activities that will help budding art enthusiasts understand the artists' methods and ideas.
  • APOIU 4 years +
    4 years +
    • £6.19
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    A set of 100 sturdy flashcards with over 200 essential English words to learn. On the front and back of each card, there is an English word illustrated with a simple picture. Readers can listen to all the words read by a native English speaker at the Usborne Quicklinks Website.
  • ACKUV
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    • £11.89
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    A guide for the complete beginner and those wanting to improve their French. Internet links offer opportunities to hear the language spoken by a native speaker. Grammar is clearly explained and puzzles and exercises are included. For primary and secondary school use.
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    A guide for complete beginners and those wanting to improve their Italian. Internet-links offer opportunites to hear the language spoken by native speakers. Grammar is clearly explained and puzzles and excercises are included. For primary and secondary school students.
  • AEBDI 9 years +
    9 years +
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    French for Beginners is the perfect introduction to the language for children aged 9 and over. It deals with everyday situations in which children may find themselves while abroad. It clearly explains French grammar and the puzzles provide plenty of practice. Ideal for learning basic foreign language skills, this book will teach children all the essentials.
  • APNEE 9 years +
    9 years +
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    This title deals with everyday situations in which children may find themselves while abroad. Welsh grammar is clearly explained, and puzzles provide plenty of practice. This title is part of a series providing a thorough grounding in useful, basic language skills.
  • APNEB 9 years +
    9 years +
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    This title deals with everyday situations in which children may find themselves while abroad. Spanish grammar is clearly explained, and puzzles provide plenty of practice. This title is part of a series providing a thorough grounding in useful, basic language skills.