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Anglo-Saxons

Anglo-Saxons

Introduces past civilisations in an instantly accessible way combining facts with fun activities.
£4.50
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

This title is not suitable for primary age children due to inappropriate content.

£4.50
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
£4.50
Christian Sites

Christian Sites

 Which Christian places or remains still exist in the UK today? And what do they tell us about how ancient Christians lived? This book takes a tour around of some of these places, giving a fascinating glimpse of how Christians built their houses and...
£6.50
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
£6.99
Desert Danger

Desert Danger

 DESERT DANGER is the story of 19-year-old Tim Jackson, in North Africa...
  • ATOS Book Level : 5.9
  • Points Value : 5
£3.50
Diver's Daughter: A Tudor Story

Diver’s Daughter: A Tudor Story

Voices: Diver's Daughter - A Tudor Story brings Eve and her mother, who was stolen from her family in Mozambique as a child, from the Southwark slums of Elizabethan London to England's southern coast. When they hear from a Mary Rose survivor that ...
  • ATOS Book Level : 4.5
  • Points Value : 5
£3.50
Does the Yeti Exist?

Does the Yeti Exist?

The Yeti, or Abominable Snowman, is a famous beast who has prompted many expeditions and searches to find him. In this fascinating book, a mysterious figure called the Mystery Master sets you the challenge of investigating all the myths and sightings...
  • ATOS Book Level : 6.6
  • Points Value : 1
£4.50
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
£4.50
Empire's End: A Roman Story

Empire’s End: A Roman Story

When, Camilla, a young North African girl travels with her mother and father from Leptis Magna to Rome in 207 AD, she believes that she is going to the centre of the world. But just a few months later, the little family is dispatched to the very edge...
  • ATOS Book Level : 5.7
  • Points Value : 6
£3.50
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 ...
£2.50
Evacuee - A Real-Life World War ll Story

Evacuee – A Real-Life World War ll Story

 Evacuee - a real-life World War Two story is the author's own true story of her evacuation to the countryside during WWII. Beautifully told, readers aged 7+ will engage with this vivid account of her journey from war-torn London ...
£2.50
Great British Men and Women

Great British Men and Women

 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. ...
£6.99
Horrible Haircare

Horrible Haircare

Find out how society and culture has influenced hairstyles throughout history. Did you know that Louis XIV employed 48 wigmakers? From wigs to beehives and the Beatles to sideburns, this book uses fascinating facts and stories to help children ...
  • ATOS Book Level : 6.5
  • Points Value : 1.0
£6.99
Ignatius Sancho

Ignatius Sancho

Greenwich 1738, and eight-year-old Ignatius lives with three sisters. Not as a member of their family, but more or less a pet – a toy. He serves them breakfast, lunch and dinner, fetches and carries, does their bidding and all without thanks or a ...
  • ATOS Book Level : 4.8
  • Points Value : 4.0
£3.50
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

This title is not suitable for primary age children due to inappropriate content.

£4.50
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
£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
£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
£6.99
Now Or Never: A Dunkirk Story

Now Or Never: A Dunkirk Story

Now or Never brings a young soldier, Private Fazal Khan, from his home in India to the battlefields of the Second World War. Fazal's world is now focused on Company 32 and the animals he cares for in the midst of one of the most frightening times ...
  • ATOS Book Level : 5
  • Points Value : 5
£3.50
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

This title is not suitable for primary age children due to inappropriate content.

£4.50
Prehistoric Sites

Prehistoric Sites

 Which prehistoric places or remains still exist in the UK today? And what do they tell us about how our ancient prehistoric ancestors lived? This book takes a tour around of some of these places, giving a fascinating glimpse of how prehistoric ...
£6.50
Resistance Fighter

Resistance Fighter

Nearly 70 years have passed, and yet I still remember it all as if it was yesterday. The cold, black night around me as I floated from the plane. Down, down into the forest. Waiting for the men from the village to find me. Terrified the soldiers ...
£3.50
Roman Sites

Roman Sites

 Which Roman places or remains still exist in the UK today? And what do they tell us about how the Romans lived? This book takes a tour around of some of these places, giving a fascinating glimpse of how Romans built their houses and communities as ...
£6.50
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
£4.50
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