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A Dream Of America

A Dream Of America

The room is so hot it is hard to breathe. My legs ache from pushing the pedals on this machine. My fingers throb from the many times they have been pierced by the needle. I think of home. The cool, green forests. I think of home. No money and no ...
£3.50
Along the Silk Road

Along the Silk Road

Long ago people in Europe and Asia travelled along the Silk Road to buy and sell goods, such as tea, spices and cloth.Learn why the Silk Road was so important and what it's like today.
  • ATOS Book Level : 5
  • Points Value : 0.5
£2.50
Ancient China

Ancient China

Uncover some of the most chilling practices in ancient China. This book explores all the gruesome details, from rituals and rites to battles and sieges, with a detail that young readers will love! Prepare to be horrified by the customs and culture of...
  • ATOS Book Level : 6.3
  • Points Value : 1
£4.50
Anglo-Saxon Sites

Anglo-Saxon Sites

 Which Anglo-Saxon places or remains still exist in the UK today? And what do they tell us about how the Anglo-Saxons lived? This book takes a tour around of some of these places, giving a fascinating glimpse of how Anglo-Saxons built their houses ...
£6.50
Anglo-Saxons

Anglo-Saxons

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

Barmy British Empire

Readers can discover all the foul facts about the Barmy British Empire, including how a war started when a Brit was sitting on a stool, who wore a necklace made of 50 human skulls and why a British soldier used his own coffin as a wardrobe. With a ...
  • ATOS Book Level : 6
  • Points Value : 3
£2.99
Bubonic Plague

Bubonic Plague: How The Black Death Changed History

The bubonic plague is a disease spread by fleas that live on rats. Outbreaks of the disease killed millions of people. Read this book to learn more about the history of this infectious disease.
  • ATOS Book Level : 5.7
  • 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
Egyptian Myths

Egyptian Myths

Make the mythology of Ancient Egypt come to life for young readers through engaging stories and dramatic photos and illustrations. Discover the gods and goddesses behind the myths and the powers they used to control and change the world. There's Ra, ...
  • ATOS Book Level : 5.7
  • Points Value : 1
£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 ...
£2.50
Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale

Read about the life of this extraordinary woman. Florence Nightingale was lucky. Her wealthy parents encouraged her to travel, to go to parties and, one day soon, to marry. But Florence had different plans. She wanted to be a nurse and no one was ...
£3.50
Florence Nightingale And The Crimean War

Florence Nightingale And The Crimean War

Introduces important historical events. Tells the 'story' of what happened, why, who was involved and what resulted from the event. Examines the evidence that tells us that the events occurred.
£3.99
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
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
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
Norse Myths

Norse Myths

Make Ancient Norse mythology come to life for young readers through engaging stories and dramatic photos and illustrations. Discover the gods and goddesses behind the myths and the powers they used to control and change the world. There's Thor, the ...
  • ATOS Book Level : 5.6
  • Points Value : 0.5
£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
Stone Age Tablet

Stone Age Tablet

The Stone Age Tablet is celebrating its anniversary in this special edition - 500,000 years old today! Bursting with prehistoric news and features from previous editions spanning the Stone Age, Iron Age and Bronze Age. Written and designed in a ...
  • ATOS Book Level : 4.6
  • Points Value : 1
£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.
£2.50
The Anglo Saxons

The Anglo Saxons

Discover the answers to fascinating questions in these new titles from the History Detective Investigates series. Follow Sherlock Bones on the detective trail and find out more about the Anglo-Saxons, such as how to write your name using the ...
£4.50
The Elephant's Friend

The Elephant’s Friend

These eight individual stories form a magical collection of India's best-loved animal folk tales. Taken from the three books of Indian folk tales – Hitopadesha Tales, Jataka Tales and Panchantra Tales – the stories are beautifully illustrated and...
  • ATOS Book Level : 3.9
  • Points Value : 0.5
£3.50
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