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Books by Claire Throp

  • The Viking and Anglo-Saxon Struggle for England

    Claire Throp

    Product Code: ARJLF
    Paperback 8 years +
    The Viking and Anglo-Saxon Struggle for England is a fascinating account of British history from a period that begins when the Vikings arrived and attacked Lindisfarne in 793, through to the Battle of Hastings in 1066, when the Normans were victorious. The book describes the Viking raids and invasions, the resistance by Alfred the Great and Athelstan, first king of England, and details the daily lives of Anglo-Saxons living there, including how their art, religion and daily life shaped British culture. Find out more about Edward the Confessor, Guthrum, and Aethelflaed and how the Norse and Anglo-Saxon languages of this time have survive in the current English language in this amazing history of early British life.
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  • Changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age

    Claire Throp

    Product Code: ARIZY
    Hardback
    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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  • 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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  • Boudicca

    Claire Throp

    Product Code: BMAZL
    Paperback 7 years +
    This book looks over the life of Boudicca, the queen of the Iceni tribe.

    It explains how she led her people in a battle against the Romans and also gives children a glimpse into what it was like living in England at the time of the Roman invasion.
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  • All About Seeds

    Claire Throp

    Product Code: APKFP
    Paperback 4 years +
    Books in this series introduce children to different parts of plants. Simple, accessible text breaks down crucial concepts and key vocabulary, and stunning photographs of a wide variety of plants show how diverse plants can be. In Seeds, children learn about seeds, including where they can be found, what they look like and the vital job they do for plants.
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  • Microhabitats

    Claire Throp

    Product Code: BYJGA
    Paperback
    This book gives young readers an introduction to microhabitats and the minibeasts that live there. Find out about what lives under stones and on logs, leaves, flowers and trees in gardens or parks. And learn all about what they eat and what eats them!
    • £7.19
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  • Great British Inventions

    Claire Throp

    Product Code: BXXBP
    Paperback
    Great British Inventions looks at inventions that have become iconic parts of British culture and history. From the steam engine to the chocolate bar and the World Wide Web to the lawnmower and many more, this book shows the very best of British inventions and how they were discovered and achieved.
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  • Gender

    Claire Throp

    Product Code: BXMXW
    Hardback
    Are you a boy or a girl? And what does that mean? Perhaps you would like to know more about what 'gender' actually means. Maybe a family member or friend of yours is unsure about their gender and you want to help him or her. This useful book gives lots of information about gender. Characters Ali and Annie will guide you through the issues and give you advice and 'top tips', while Charlie the dog shows that he understands how you might feel.
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  • Coping with Death and Grief

    Claire Throp

    Product Code: BWMCG
    Hardback
    Are you trying to cope with the death of a family member or friend? Maybe a friend of yours is grieving and sad and you want to help him or her. This useful book gives lots of information about how to cope with death and grief. Characters Ali and Annie will guide you through the issues and give you advice and 'top tips', while Charlie the dog shows that he understands how you might feel.
  • Coping with Bullying

    Claire Throp

    Product Code: BWMCF
    Hardback
    Have you ever had an argument with your friends? Have you been bullied before? If you haven't, perhaps you don't even know what bullying is. This useful book gives lots of information about bullying and falling out with your friends and how to deal with it. Characters Ali and Annie will guide you through the issues and give you advice and 'top tips', while Charlie the dog shows that he understands how you might feel.
  • Great British Men and Women

    Claire Throp

    Product Code: BUMRX
    Paperback
    Who are the greatest British men and women ever to have graced our lands? From Florence Nighingale and J.K. Rowling to Alfred the Great and Sir David Attenborough, this book is packed full of leaders, scientists, explorers, pioneers and much more. They are sure to inspire and fascinate readers.
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  • Saving British Wildlife

    Claire Throp

    Product Code: BSYCO
    Hardback
    Children who care about wild animals: roll up your sleeves, there is work to be done! Some species of animals, such as that the white-tailed eagle and the large blue butterfly, died out in Britain in the 20th century. But efforts by experts to reintroduce them from other countries have been successful. This book looks at the work being done to save British wildlife, focusing on the success stories that now see certain species thriving. We also touch on species whose numbers are starting to go down, such as hedgehogs, starlings, puffins and small tortoiseshell butterflies. Find out in our "Tips" section how you can help to look after the wildlife either in your own garden our when you are out in the countryside.
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  • The Horror of the Bubonic Plague

    Claire Throp

    Product Code: BSBAL
    Paperback
    Explore the history of the bubonic plague, from causes and effects to what made this period of history so deadly.
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  • Microhabitats

    Claire Throp

    Product Code: BQHXW
    Hardback
    This book gives young readers an introduction to microhabitats and the minibeasts that live there. Find out about what lives under stones and on logs, leaves, flowers and trees in gardens or parks. And learn all about what they eat and what eats them!
  • Great British Inventions

    Claire Throp

    Product Code: BQASE
    Hardback
    Great British Inventions looks at inventions that have become iconic parts of British culture and history. From the steam engine to the chocolate bar and the World Wide Web to the lawnmower and many more, this book shows the very best of British inventions and how they were discovered and achieved.
  • Edward the Confessor

    Claire Throp

    Product Code: BMUAO
    Paperback 7 years +
    This book looks over the life of Edward the Confessor, one of the last Anglo-Saxon kings of England.

    It also gives children a glimpse into what it was like living in England during this incredible era.
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  • Julius Caesar

    Claire Throp

    Product Code: BMFEF
    Paperback 7 years +
    This book looks over the life of Julius Caeasar, the man who led the Roman invasion of Britain in 55 B.C.

    It looks at his lasting legacy and also gives children a glimpse into what life was like in Britain under Roman rule.
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  • Alfred the Great

    Claire Throp

    Product Code: BMAZK
    Paperback 7 years +
    Alfred the Great was the first king of England. This book reveals how he became king and what it was like to live in the country under his rule...
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  • The Split History of the English Civil War

    Claire Throp

    Product Code: BGPAY
    Paperback
    Did you ever hear the saying "there are two sides to every story?" This is especially true for major events in history. The details of the same event can appear very different depending on the perspectives of the people involved. In this fresh take on history, read about the English Civil War from both the Royalist and Parliamentarian points of view.
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  • The Split History of the Wars of the Roses

    Claire Throp

    Product Code: BGLEB
    Paperback
    Did you ever hear the saying "there are two sides to every story?" This is especially true for major events in history. The details of the same event can appear very different depending on the perspectives of the people involved. In this fresh take on history, read about the Wars of the Roses from both the Lancastrian and Yorkist points of view.
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  • The Split History of the Jacobite Rebellions

    Claire Throp

    Product Code: BGLDX
    Paperback
    Did you ever hear the saying "there are two sides to every story?" This is especially true for major events in history. The details of the same event can appear very different depending on the perspectives of the people involved. In this fresh take on history, read about the Jacobite Rebellion from both the Jacobite and Hanoverian points of view.
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  • The Split History of the Jacobite Rebellions

    Claire Throp

    Product Code: AZBFW
    Hardback
    Did you ever hear the saying "there are two sides to every story?" This is especially true for major events in history. The details of the same event can appear very different depending on the perspectives of the people involved. In this fresh take on history, read about the Jacobite Rebellion from both the Jacobite and Hanoverian points of view.
    • £14.89
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  • The Split History of the English Civil War

    Claire Throp

    Product Code: AZBFV
    Hardback
    Did you ever hear the saying "there are two sides to every story?" This is especially true for major events in history. The details of the same event can appear very different depending on the perspectives of the people involved. In this fresh take on history, read about the English Civil War from both the Royalist and Parliamentarian points of view.
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  • Alfred the Great

    Claire Throp

    Product Code: AYIAQ
    Hardback
    Alfred the Great was the first King of all England. But how did he become King, and what was it like to live in England then? This book tells the story of the only king of England who was called the Great.
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