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  • The Diary of Anne Frank (Abridged for young readers) by Anne Frank
    The Diary of Anne Frank (Abridged for young readers) (English, Paperback) Anne Frank

    An abridged edition that gives younger readers their first introduction to the extraordinary diary of an ordinary girl who has long become a household name. It features line drawings, family photographs, and an Afterword to explain why the Diary ends so abruptly.

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  • The USA by Terry Deary
    The USA (English, Paperback) Terry Deary, Martin Brown

    Readers can discover all the foul facts about the USA, including which president was so scared of electric switches that he slept with his light on, why cowboys declared war on sheep and how to have a civil battle. These bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

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  • Shackleton's Journey by William Grill
    Shackleton's Journey (English, Hardback) William Grill

    Delicate drawings in vibrant colours bring the story of Shackleton's journey to life.

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  • Encyclopedia of World History by Jane Bingham
    Encyclopedia of World History (English, Paperback) Jane Bingham, Fiona Chandler

    An incredibly valuable overview of the history of the world from prehistoric times up to the year 2000.Magnificantly illustrated with a wealth of images depicting key events and everyday life in times gone by. With hundreds of links to specially selected websites, available through Usborne Quicklinks.

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  • Fantastically Great Women Who Made History by Kate Pankhurst
    Fantastically Great Women Who Made History (English, Paperback) Kate Pankhurst

    Fantastically Great Women Who Made History is the eagerly anticipated follow up to Kate Pankhurst's hugely successful, Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World, number one best-selling children's non-fiction title. This beautiful title looks at the stories, accomplishments and adventures of many more brilliant women from throughout history....

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  • See Inside Ancient Egypt
    See Inside Ancient Egypt (English, Hardback)

    Take a journey back in time to the glory days of Ancient Egypt, when pharaohs ruled, the pyramids were built and the mighty Nile was the source of all life. This book contains fascinating information such as how Egyptians worshipped their Gods, buried their dead and built the pyramids, as well as amazing details about day-to-day life.

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  • Stone Age Boy by Satoshi Kitamura
    Stone Age Boy (English, Paperback) Satoshi Kitamura

    Travel 20,000 years into the past and discover what life as a caveman was like in this prehistoric picture book by a prodigiously talented artist.

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  • Awesome Egyptians by Terry Deary
    Awesome Egyptians (English, Paperback) Terry Deary, Peter Hepplewhite

    Readers can discover all the foul facts about the AWESOME EGYPTIANS, including why some pharaohs wore false beards, which king had the most blackheads and revolting recipes for 3000 year old sweets. These bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

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  • Encyclopedia Mythologica: Gods and Heroes by Matthew Reinhart
    Encyclopedia Mythologica: Gods and Heroes (English, Hardback) Matthew Reinhart, Robert Sabuda

    The divine Encyclopedia Mythologica series grows mightier still, as gods and heroes meet the kings of pop-up.

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  • Historical Sticker Dolly Dressing 1950s Fashion by Megan Cullis
    Historical Sticker Dolly Dressing 1950s Fashion (English, Paperback) Megan Cullis, Elena Selivanova

    As designers left the austerity of the war years behind, fashions focussed on luxury with full skirts, Dior's 'New Look' and decadent fabrics. This title offers stickers that allows you to dress the fashion models in an assortment of glamorous outfits from the 1950s. It also includes notes, photographs and sketches that explain each 'look'.

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  • You Wouldn't Want To Be On Shackleton's Polar Expedition! by Dr Jen Green
    You Wouldn't Want To Be On Shackleton's Polar Expedition! (English, Paperback) Dr Jen Green, David Antram

    Get ready...as a harderned sailor, you're about to join Shackleton in what will prove to be one of the most gruelling adventures of all time as you brave your way across the bitterly cold continent of Antarctica. As you encounter extreme cold, strong icy winds and a worrying lack of food and water, you'll soon see why you really wouldn't want to join Shackleton's polar expedition! This title in...

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  • Alastair Humphreys' Great Adventurers by Alastair Humphreys
    Alastair Humphreys' Great Adventurers (English, Hardback) Alastair Humphreys, Kevin Ward

    Hand-selected by Alastair Humphreys, read about the incredible journeys undertaken by twenty of the most heroic and impressive explorers who ever lived, including Ibn Battuta (14th-century explorer); Apsley Cherry-Garrard (a member of Scott's Antarctic expedition); Michael Collins (Apollo Moon mission astronaut) and Nellie Bly (who travelled round the world in less than 80 days). A wide-spread...

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  • Rebel Cats! Brave Tales of Feisty Felines by Kimberlie Hamilton
    Rebel Cats! Brave Tales of Feisty Felines (English, Paperback) Kimberlie Hamilton

    Fur-raising tales of real-life Rebel Cats! Discover secrets, stories and facts about history's most fascinating felines! An engaging collection about over 30 cats who are the heroes of their own stories, Rebel Cats introduces us to fur-raising facts and adventures from around the world and across the centuries.

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  • Cruel Kings and Mean Queens by Terry Deary
    Cruel Kings and Mean Queens (English, Paperback) Terry Deary, Kate Sheppard

    Readers can discover all the foul facts about CRUEL KINGS AND MEAN QUEENS, including which king died after falling off the toilet, why people thought King John was a werewolf and why Queen Anne's feet were covered in garlic. With a bold look these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

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  • My Secret War Diary, by Flossie Albright by Marcia Williams
    My Secret War Diary, by Flossie Albright (English, Paperback) Marcia Williams

    A fascinating diary account of the Second World War, as seen through the eyes of a young girl.

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  • The Woeful Second World War by Terry Deary
    The Woeful Second World War (English, Paperback) Terry Deary, Martin Brown

    Readers can discover all the foul facts about the WOEFUL SECOND WORLD WAR, including why the blitzed Brits ate chicken-fruit, sinkers and nutty, what really happened in Dad's Army and how to make a rude noise with a gas mask. With a bold new look, these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

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  • Timeline by Peter Goes
    Timeline (English, Paperback) Peter Goes

    Take a journey through the history of our planet......

    $27.22 $29.99

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  • Visitor's Guide to Ancient Greece by Lesley Sims
    Visitor's Guide to Ancient Greece (English, Paperback) Lesley Sims

    A guide for would-be time-travellers planning a trip back to Ancient Greece. It is full of historical information about interesting tourist attractions, important festivals and the fashions and customs of ancient Greece. It also includes information on the best villas, hotels and markets.

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  • Dark Knights and Dingy Castles by Terry Deary
    Dark Knights and Dingy Castles (English, Paperback) Terry Deary, Philip Reeve

    Readers can discover all the foul facts about DARK KNIGHTS AND DINGY CASTLES, including why one nutty knight chopped off his own finger, the revolting truth about a gong-farmer's job and what went on in gruesome castle garderobes. With a bold look these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

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  • You Wouldn't Want To Be In The Trenches in World War One! by Alex Woolf
    You Wouldn't Want To Be In The Trenches in World War One! (English, Paperback) Alex Woolf, David Antram

    It's August 1914. You are 16-year-old Tommy Atkins, living in London. Set against a backdrop of the war just broken out in Europe, find out what your life was like after joining up and being sent to the trenches. From sharing your bed with rats and lice to a diet of bully beef, bread and biscuits, discover why you really wouldn't want to be a soldier living in a trench during World War One. Handy...

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