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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
Anglo-Saxons

Anglo-Saxons

Introduces past civilisations in an instantly accessible way combining facts with fun activities.
£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
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
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
Elizabeth I & Queen Victoria

Elizabeth I and Queen Victoria

How did the reigns of England's most famous queens compare? this title lets you follow both of these awesome ladies into history to discover the differences and similarities between their amazing lives! Addressing the needs of the new history ...
  • ATOS Book Level : 4.2
  • Points Value : 0.5
£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
Mary Seacole

Mary Seacole, Florence Nightingale And Edith Cavell

How did these brave women pursue their vocation to help others in times of war? How were their lives and work similar and how were they different? Supports the new history curriculum. Encourages the reader to ask questions about history and how times...
  • ATOS Book Level : 4.2
  • 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
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
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 Battle of Hastings

The Battle of Hastings

In 1066 a great battle took place in England between the Anglo-Saxons and the invading Normans. Its result would determine a new course of history.There are some moments in history that are so dramatic or important that people remember them ...
£2.50
The Fabulous Flyer

The Fabulous Flyer

Henri Giffard has devoted all his free time and money to inventing the first steam-driven hot air balloon. He's determined to make mankind's first ever-powered flight, and so in 1852 he sets off for Paris with just an urchin girl to help him. ...
  • ATOS Book Level : 4.2
  • Points Value : 1
£2.99
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