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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.

    $8.12 $10.64
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  • Illustrated Norse Myths by Alex Frith
    Illustrated Norse Myths (English, Hardback) Alex Frith, Louie Stowell

    A brand-new collection of Viking myths that tell the story of the Norse gods from creation to the story of how the world will end, including Odin's quest for wisdom, the battles of Thor the thunder god, and the tale of Sigurd the Dragonslayer and the curs. Beautifully bound with head and tail bands and a ribbon marker.

    $16.02 $18.64
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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.

    $17.64 $22.55
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  • Titanic Sticker Book by Emily Bone
    Titanic Sticker Book (English, Paperback) Emily Bone, Ian McNee

    A century after the Titanic's maiden voyage, this book features all aspects of the ship's famous story, from the construction to its tragic end. Illustrated with fascinating photographs, children can have fun finding and matching the stickers of the Titanic to the correct place on the page.

    $10.13
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  • Alastair Humphreys' Great Adventurers by Alastair Humphreys
    Alastair Humphreys' Great Adventurers (English, Hardback) Alastair Humphreys, Kevin Ward

    ** WINNER OF THE ORDNANCE SURVEY CHILDREN'S TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR 2019 **...

    $17.04 $22.62
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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'.

    $8.37
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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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  • The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
    The Diary of a Young Girl (English, Paperback) Anne Frank

    In July 1942, thirteen-year-old Anne Frank and her family, fleeing the occupation, went into hiding in an Amsterdam warehouse. Over the next two years Anne describes in her diary the frustrations of living in such close quarters. This title presents her dairy that ends abruptly when, in August 1944, they were all betrayed.

    $9.01 $11.06

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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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  • 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.

    $9.60 $10.64
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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....

    $8.42 $9.31
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  • 1980s Fashion Sticker Book by Laura Cowan
    1980s Fashion Sticker Book (English, Paperback) Laura Cowan, Ingrid Liman

    From shoulder pads to spandex, New Romantics to ravers, experience (or re-experience) the Eighties with this humorous sticker book. There are fashions from throughout the decade - from power dressing, leg warmers and blazers to big hair and prom dresses. Notes, photographs and links to video clips explain each 'look' and add historical context.

    $8.15
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  • Frightful First World War by Terry Deary
    Frightful First World War (English, Paperback) Terry Deary, Martin Brown

    All the foul facts about the Frightful First World War are ready to uncover, including how sniffing your own pee could save your life in a gas attack and why a pair of old socks gave away top German secrets. These bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

    $7.03 $7.98
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  • Wicked Words by Terry Deary
    Wicked Words (English, Paperback) Terry Deary, Philip Reeve

    What do you say if someone calls you mundungus, hackum or Jabbernowl?! Kids will love learning to get their revenge with some really wicked words - even English teachers will be speechless! In 'Wicked Words', Terry Deary runs riot through the horrible history of the English language. Words have have never been so horrible!

    $7.49 $18.75
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  • Women In Science by Rachel Ignotofsky
    Women In Science (English, Hardback) Rachel Ignotofsky

    A collection of artworks inspired by the lives and achievements of fifty famous women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, from the ancient world to the present, profiles each notable individual.

    $16.02 $16.99
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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.

    $9.40 $10.64
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  • Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History by Vashti Harrison
    Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History (English, Hardback) Vashti Harrison

    Features female figures of black history, including abolitionist Sojourner Truth, pilot Bessie Coleman, chemist Alice Ball, politician Shirley Chisholm, mathematician Katherine Johnson, poet Maya Angelou, and filmmaker Julie Dash.

    $14.78 $16.99
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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.

    $10.35 $11.97
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