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Bloody Mary: Ghost Of A Queen

Bloody Mary: Ghost Of A Queen

The legend of the ghostly Bloody Mary involves seeing a woman's bloody image appear in the mirror. But where does this eerie legend originate? Some say she is the spirit of Queen Mary I of England. Catholic Queen Mary I wanted to stamp out ...
  • ATOS Book Level : 5.4
  • Points Value : 0.5
  • Book Cover : Paperback

This title contains content which may be considered inappropriate for primary aged children

£4.50
Celtic Courier

Celtic Courier

Form an orderly queue! Get your special edition copy of the Celtic Courier today! Bursting with news and features, including headline news, religious news, farming news, food and drink, fashion highlights, arts and entertainment, property, handy ...
  • Book Cover : Hardback
£6.50
Cholera

Cholera: How The Blue Death Changed History

Cholera is a deadly bacteria that lives in the soil and water. It infects millions of people every year. Read this book to learn more about the history of the infectious disease known as the blue death.
  • ATOS Book Level : 5.6
  • Points Value : 0.5
  • Book Cover : Paperback
£4.50
Dangerous Diets

Dangerous Diets

Did you know that Ancient Egyptian priests ate food that damaged their hearts? Or that Elvis Presley took pills to stay asleep just to stop himself from eating? Throughout history, people have turned to strange and often unappealing diets. From ...
  • ATOS Book Level : 6.4
  • Points Value : 1.0
  • Book Cover : Hardback
£6.99
Ebola

Ebola: How A Viral Fever Changed History

Ebola is a highly contagious virus that is spread through bodily fluids. It first appeared in 1976 and has spread across sub-Saharan Africa. Read this book to learn more about the history of this infectious disease.
  • ATOS Book Level : 5.7
  • Points Value : 0.5
  • Book Cover : Paperback
£4.50
Escape From The Blitz

Escape From The Blitz

I Was There... Escape From The Blitz is the vividly imagined tale of young Betty as she is evacuated from her home in London to the home of the formidable Lady Florence Musgrave. Betty must get used to life in the country, but she's got a secret - a ...
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£2.50
Hercules Vs Thor

Hercules Vs Thor

It's a battle of the famous strongman versus the great protector. The Roman god Hercules is known for his tremendous strength and determination. Norse god Thor is fearless and commands lighting, thunder and storms. If these two heroes were to go ...
  • ATOS Book Level : 4.2
  • Points Value : 0.5
  • Book Cover : Hardback
£6.50
Home Again VE Day

Home Again: Stories About Coming Home From War

Produced in partnership with The Royal British Legion for the 75th anniversary of VE Day.  A child evacuee, a Bletchley Park codebreaker, a rebel fighter, an Indian Army soldier... Each inspiring and authentic story helps to bring the end of ...
  • ATOS Book Level : 6.4
  • Points Value : 3.0
  • Book Cover : Paperback
£4.99
LA Llorona: The Legendary Weeping Woman Of Mexico

LA Llorona: The Legendary Weeping Woman Of Mexico

The ghost of a weeping woman dressed in white, La Llorona, is often spotted beside bodies of water. People in Mexico and in the south-western United States have claimed to hear her wailing in the night, crying out for her drowned children. This ...
  • ATOS Book Level : 4.7
  • Points Value : 0.5
  • Book Cover : Paperback

This title contains content which may be considered inappropriate for primary aged children

£4.50
Loki Vs Hermes

Loki Vs Hermes

It’s a battle of the clever troublemaker versus the great thief. The Norse god Loki loves creating chaos wherever he goes, showing his power by stirring up trouble for the gods. The cunning Greek god Hermes serves as a messenger to the gods and ...
  • ATOS Book Level : 4.6
  • Points Value : 0.5
  • Book Cover : Hardback
£6.50
Malaria: How a Parasite Changed History

Malaria: How a Parasite Changed History

Malaria is spread by infected mosquitoes. Millions of people are infected by malaria each year. Read this book to learn more about the history of this infectious disease.
  • ATOS Book Level : 5.7
  • Points Value : 0.5
  • Book Cover : Paperback
£4.50
Measles

Measles: How A Contagious Rash Changed History

Measles is an infectious rash that killed millions of people every year before a vaccine was created in 1963. Read this book to learn more about the history of this infectious disease.
  • ATOS Book Level : 5.7
  • Points Value : 0.5
  • Book Cover : Paperback
£4.50
Murderous Make-Up

Murderous Make-Up

Did you know that a Roman woman was executed for selling poisonous lipstick that women kissed their husbands to death with? Throughout history, people have turned to strange and often unappealing make-up in a quest for beauty. From geishas to ...
  • ATOS Book Level : 6.5
  • Points Value : 1.0
  • Book Cover : Hardback
£6.99
A Girl On Schindlers List

My Survival: A Girl On Schindler’s List

Rena Finder was only eleven when the Nazis forced her and her family – along with all the other Jewish families – into the ghetto in Krakow, Poland. Rena worked as a slave laborer with scarcely any food and watched as friends and family were sent...
  • ATOS Book Level : 6.5
  • Points Value : 3.0
  • Book Cover : Paperback
£2.99
Nancy Wake

Nancy Wake: Fearless Spy Of World War II

In the early 1940s, during World War II, Germany’s Nazi regime expanded into neighbouring European countries. In France, groups of anti-Nazi citizens, known as the French Resistance, fought to stop Germany’s reign of terror. A brave woman named ...
  • ATOS Book Level : 3.8
  • Points Value : 0.5
  • Book Cover : Paperback
£4.50
Perron Family Haunting: The Ghost Story That Inspired Horror Movies

Perron Family Haunting: The Ghost Story That Inspired Horror Movies

The Perron family received this advice from the previous homeowner of their Rhode Island farmhouse: ""For the sake of your family, leave the lights on at night!"" A ghostly witch named Bathsheba led the haunting of the Perron family, physically and ...
  • ATOS Book Level : 5.4
  • Points Value : 0.5
  • Book Cover : Paperback

This title contains content which may be considered inappropriate for primary aged children

£4.50
Princess Sophia

Princess Sophia Duleep Singh

Born in Britain to Indian and Egyptian parents, Princess Sophia Duleep Singh was a prominent suffragette and campaigned for the women’s right to vote.
  • ATOS Book Level : 5.3
  • Points Value : 6.0
  • Book Cover : Paperback
£3.50
Smallpox: How A Pox Changed

Smallpox: How A Pox Changed

For thousands of years, smallpox was one of the world's most feared diseases. Read this book to learn more about the history of this infectious disease and how it was eventually eradicated.
  • ATOS Book Level : 5.3
  • Points Value : 0.5
  • Book Cover : Paperback
£4.50
Sophie Scholl

Sophie Scholl: Daring Activist Of World War II

During World War II, Germany’s Nazi forces stormed across Europe, committing horrific crimes against Jewish people and others. In 1942, 21-year-old Sophie Scholl formed a student-led, anti-Nazi organization called the White Rose. Their goal: to ...
  • ATOS Book Level : 5.2
  • Points Value : 0.5
  • Book Cover : Paperback
£4.50
Super Slashers

Super Slashers

Dinosaurs once ruled this land. But what were they called? How did they hunt? And how did they survive? Suitable for ages 9-13.
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£2.50
The Bell Witch: An American Ghost Story

The Bell Witch: An American Ghost Story

The haunting of the Bell family at their home in Tennessee, USA started out harmless enough, with knocking and scratching noises. But soon members of the family were scratched, kicked and slapped by a spirit who identified herself as a witch named ...
  • ATOS Book Level : 4.8
  • Points Value : 0.5
  • Book Cover : Paperback

This title contains content which may be considered inappropriate for primary aged children

£4.50
The Berlin Olympics

The Berlin Olympics

My Story: Berlin Olympics winds the clock back to 1936, the year the Olympics took place in Nazi Germany. London-born Eleanor Rhys Davies's dream comes true when she is selected to represent Britain as a swimmer. But Berlin under Hitler can be a...
  • ATOS Book Level : 6.3
  • Points Value : 5.0
  • Book Cover : Paperback
£3.50
Mary Seacole

The Extraordinary Life Of Mary Seacole

A doctress An activist An inspiration Mary Seacole is now known for her medical work in the Crimean war, and as a brilliant woman who combated the racial prejudice she experienced in her lifetime. But for a long time her story was lost. ...
  • ATOS Book Level : 6.5
  • Points Value : 1.0
  • Book Cover : Paperback
£3.99
Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis: How The White Death Changed History

For many years, patients with tuberculosis had to live in sanitoriums to stop the spread of infection. Treatments included removing ribs and lungs. Read this book to learn more about the history of the infectious disease known as the white death.
  • ATOS Book Level : 5.6
  • Points Value : 0.5
  • Book Cover : Paperback
£4.50
two sisters

Two Sisters – A Story Of Freedom

Ruth has always known her half-sister isn't like her – her almost-white skin means she is allowed certain things that Ruth can only dream of. Anna wishes she could be braver, like her sister, Ruth. But she has had to live with the fact ...
  • ATOS Book Level : 5.4
  • Points Value : 6.0
  • Book Cover : Paperback
£3.50
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