The Usborne Children's Picture Atlas gives readers aged 3 and over an intriguing look at the world - from the hot African plains to the frozen Arctic tundra.
Featuring fun facts about countries and their capital cities, their famous landmarks, longest rivers and highest mountains - and with picture stories throughout as well - this is a brilliant home resource for young children as they begin to explore the wider world and the people and places within it.
With quiz questions to engage the reader and interesting objects to spot on the pages, this is a simple and appealing introduction to maps and different cultures for preschool children.
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.
Children studying the Georgian era will find this book fascinating and informative.
From the elegance of stately homes to the squalor of the slums, it reveals what it was like to live in Georgian Britain. It's packed with fascinating facts, illustrations, photographs, maps and timelines.
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.
There are fifteen stories in this beautifully illustrated collection and they include best-loved favourites such as Hansel and Gretel, Sleeping Beauty, Rumpelstiltskin, Tom Thumb and The Frog Prince. There's also a short biography of the Brothers Grimm themselves.
Fromhunter-gatherers in the Ice Age to technological innovators in modern times,this book provides a short introduction to the world's history. Lively textintroduces historical concepts such as civilization, empires, revolutions,religion and democracy, while bitesize narrative accounts describe the peopleand events that have shaped our world.Illustrations: Full colourthroughout
This is the 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. It is full of detailed illustrations dramatic artwork, reconstructions, photographs of Roman mosaics, statues and other artefacts. It includes links to websites to find out more information via the Usborne Quicklinks Website.
A treasure-trove of a sticker book with over 100 stickers, beautifully decorated rooms just waiting to be filled with furniture and accessories. Children will have hours of fun arranging the house just as they want it, with objects ranging from chandeliers to china, as well as toys, ornaments and even food.
This title contains three new editions in the popular "Discovery" series. Visually exciting and highly informative, each book presents its subject in a fun and accessible way. Internet links offer a fascinating selection of recommended web sites - with sound, animation and video clips and much more, which provide additional information for projects and homework.
Learn all about the first major conflict of the 20th Century in this thought - provoking and informative new title. This title provides detailed accounts of all the major battles and how the latest innovations such as submarines, tanks, poison gas and barbed wire helped shape the course of the war. It explores the impact of the war on the home front, especially the changes it made to the lives of British women. It looks at the cultural legacy of the war and how it inspired the works of War Poets, writers, artists and filmmakers. It is illustrated with dramatic photographs and detailed colour maps. It is internet-linked to provide young learners with the opportunity for further independent research.