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A History of Africa

A History of Africa takes an in-depth look at the rich and fascinating, but often unreported, history of the African continent through the ages. From prehistoric Africa, through ancient Eg..

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A History of Words for Children

A history of the world told through the prism of language, from Shakespeare to Anne Frank, Martin Luther King to Greta Thunberg. A History of Words for Children explores the uniquely human abil..

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A Really Short History of Nearly Everything

A stunning new edition of the book about basically everything, from legendary author Bill Bryson Ever wondered how we got from nothing to something? Or thought about how we can weigh the earth?..

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A Stinky History of Toilets: Flush with Fun Facts and Disgusting Discoveries

You sit on it every day, but how much do you really know about your toilet? Discover the history of pooing and weeing in this frankly disgusting non-fiction book. Authors Katie Nelson and Olivia..

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Absolutely Everything! Revised and Expanded: A History of Earth, Dinosaurs, Rulers, Robots and Other Things too Numerous to Mention

The most remarkable true stories of all time and around the world brought vividly to life - from the Big Bang right up to the present day. Embark on a journey across millennia and around the worl..

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Ancient Egypt: Open Up a World of Information!

Factology: Ancient Egypt is a fact-packed introduction to this iconic time in history, presented in maps, timelines, diagrams and statistics. Did you know that the pyramids of Giza were once covered ..

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Ancient Greece

A picture-packed celebration of the ancient Greeks and how they transformed our world Step back in time to an ancient world of mythical beasts, bow down to gods and goddesses, and take a trip to ..

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Ancient Rome

A picture-packed guide to the rise and fall of one of the most fascinating ancient civilizations Step into the world of ancient Rome and meet its emperors, gods, soldiers, and gladiators ..

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Ancient Worlds: Travel Back in Time and Discover the First Great Civilizations

Step back in time and witness how the greatest ancient cultures lived and thrived Ancient Worlds is a tour through history's most influential civilizations between 3000 BCE and 750 CE, capturing ..

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ANZAC Biscuits (Special Edition)

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British Museum: Around the World Colouring: Ancient Egypt

Bring ancient Egypt to life with 20 brilliantly busy black-and-white scenes and patterns to colour - before sticking in fun photographic object stickers from the British Museum's collection! The..

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British Museum: Going for Gold (an Ancient Greek Puzzle Mystery)

Learn how to read and write ancient Greek in this gripping puzzle mystery story about the ancient Olympics, written by Blue Peter Award-winning author Andy Seed! When ancient Greek friends Phoebe..

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British Museum: Mummies Unwrapped

What is a mummy? How exactly were they made? And is there really such a thing as a mummy's curse? Find out the answers to these questions and many more, in this gruesome guide to the mummification pro..

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British Museum: Roman Soldiers: Discover the world of the ancient Roman army

Discover the secrets of the Roman Army in this fascinating gift book from the British Museum. What was a Roman legion? How exactly did soldiers train for battle? And why did they have to 'march like..

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Cleopatra Tells All!

Cleopatra tells her version of events as the ruler of the last ancient Egyptian dynasty. In this hilarious and revealing tell-all, the politically savvy, multilingual, cosmopolitan ruler of Ale..

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Complete Greek Myths

Comprehensive and beautiful volume of Greek Myths, including maps, glossary and every story you can think of! This comprehensive volume of Greek Myths is perfect for a family bookshelf, containing ..

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Elizabeth I: Queen of England 1558-1603

Delve into the life of Elizabeth I and discover the hidden truth of Britain's last Tudor monarch Explore the history of the Tudor queen's 45 year reign in this children's biography, from the publ..

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Factology: Romans: Open Up a World of Information!

Factology: Romans is a fact-packed introduction to this iconic time in history, presented in maps, timelines, diagrams and statistics. Travel through time to explore one of history's most stupendous s..

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Firsts and Lasts: 16 Stories from Our World...and Beyond!

An exciting fiction YA anthology that celebrates the new experiences and final moments teenagers face on their journey into adulthood from editor Laura Silverman and a cast of spectacular contributors..

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Great Britons: 50 Amazing People Who Have Called Britain Home

Throughout the centuries, the history of this small island nation has been shaped by the people who were born in Britain or arrived on its shores. From early Britons to modern pioneers, leaders, write..

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Greek Heroes: Top Ten Myths and Legends!

Discover the magical myths and legendary heroes of Ancient Greece with award-winning author-illustrator Marcia Williams. Travel back in time with goat-footed Pan to explore the myths and legends of ..

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Henry VIII: King of England 1509 - 1547

Explore the life and times of one of Britain's most famous kings Delve into the past and explore the life and reign of Henry VIII in this biography for children brought to you by the publisher of..

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If Our World Were 100 Days

A thought-provoking way of looking at world history and our place within it. About 10,000 years ago marks a major turning point in the history of life on Earth for humankind as people settled down ..

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Infographic  Guide To The Globe (AU/UK) 1 - Lonely Planet

What is the most popular pet in the world? Where is the hottest place on Earth? When was the first country formed? Learn these and dozens of other fascinating facts about the planet and its people wit..

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Kings and Queens: Alfred the Great to King Charles III and Everyone In-Between!

Meet every king and queen in the history of Britain in this lively comic-strip guide from award-winning author-illustrator Marcia Williams. From medieval monarchs to the newly crowned King Charle..

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Legends of Norse Mythology

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Live Like a Hunter Gatherer: Discovering the Secrets of the Stone Age

Live Like a Hunter Gatherer is an informative and immersive guide to the Stone Age, written by a real-life hunter gatherer! If you imagined that all Stone Age people lived in caves, were not very cle..

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Lonely Planet Kids Amazing Ancient World Atlas 1

Unearth our ancient world, continent by continent, with this amazing kids atlas. Explore over 40 historical cultures, societies and civilizations from across the planet. Mind-blowing maps bring histor..

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Met 5000 Years of Awesome Objects, The : A History of Art for Children

Thousands of The Met's most fascinating works of art brought to life with official Met photography, vibrant illustrations and authoritative descriptions Imagine having 5,000 years of human his..

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Myths of China: Meet the Gods, Creatures, and Heroes of Ancient China

A beautifully illustrated collection of more than 20 Chinese myths retold for children Delve into a world of magical creatures, powerful gods and brave warriors in this thrilling compendium of an..

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Myths, Mummies and Magic in Ancient Egypt

The ancient Egyptian myths are some of the oldest and most famous stories in the world. This striking new comic book collection will be the perfect introduction to the world of the ancient Egyptians -..

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On the Horizon

From two-time Newbery medalist and living legend Lois Lowry comes a moving account of the lives lost in two of WWII's most infamous events: Pearl Harbor and Hiroshima. With evocative black-and-white i..

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Plague-Busters!: Medicine's Battles with History's Deadliest Diseases

Smallpox! Rabies! Black Death! Throughout history humankind has been plagued by . . . well, by plagues. The symptoms of these diseases were gruesome-but the remedies were even worse. Get to kno..

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Spies

Discover the exciting and dangerous lives of spies and secret agents from Award-winning David Long and rising star Terri Po. A single spy can save thousands of lives. Spies and secret agents..

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Talking History

A contemporary introduction to speeches that have changed the world. From Abraham Lincoln to Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, Nelson Mandela to Greta Thunberg, people have used the power of speech to infl..

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The Bible Atlas: A Pictorial Guide to the Holy Lands

Illustrated guide to the geography, events, and people of the Old and New Testaments Discover where events in the Old and New Testaments took place and see how people lived in Biblical times. ..

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The Diary of a Young Girl

A deeply moving and unforgettable portrait of an ordinary and yet an extraordinary teenage girl. The Diary of a Young Girl is among the most enduring documents of the 20th century. Anne Frank kep..

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The HISTORY Channel This Day in History For Kids: 1001 Remarkable Moments & Fascinating Facts

History comes alive in this beautifully illustrated book with bite-size facts (along with a touch of humor) that will engage and entertain young curious minds. Jam-packed with important events, ..

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The Little Book of Architectural History: For Children and Curious Grown-Ups

More than 4,000 years of architecture history unfolded through captivating texts and illustrations. Step inside some of the most ground-breaking architecture projects throughout history guided by..

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The Magnificent Book of Treasures: Vikings

Take an incredible journey back in time to a land of warriors, longboats and legends. Marvel at fabulous treasures and sagas of heroes, monsters and epic voyages. Travel back in time more than a ..

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The Unofficial Guide to the Ancient Egyptian Afterlife

"Hello my newly dead friends. Gather round. My name is Bastet and I'm going to be your tour guide to the afterlife. Please make sure your bandages don't trail as we walk along." Bastet is a mummi..

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This Book is a Time Machine

Hello there! Guess what???You are holding a real-life time machine! ??You don't believe me? ??I'll show you! ??For a start, I wrote this blurb in the PAST. ??Yet, you are reading it in the PRE..

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Timelines of Everyone: From Cleopatra and Confucius to Mozart and Malala

Amazing visual timelines telling the stories of the impressive people - some well known, others overlooked until now - who have shaped our world Get the inside track on the incredible lives of hi..

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Unstoppable Us Volume 2: Why the World Isn't Fair

From the author of the multi-million bestselling Sapiens comes the next volume in the incredible story of the human race, for younger readers. Something really strange happened 10,000 years ago, ..

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Unstoppable Us, Volume 1

From the author of the multi-million bestselling Sapiens comes an incredible new story of the human race, for younger readers. We humans aren't strong like lions, we don't swim as well as dolphin..

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Viking

Learn all about the culture and history of Vikings in this picture-packed reference guide for young readers. Explore the world of Nordic raiders and traders with this picture-packed, fact-filled ..

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Waitangi Day: The New Zealand Story

Waitangi Day is New Zealand's national day, celebrated around the country. It marks the first signing of the Treaty of Waitangi or Te Tiriti o Waitangi on 6 February 1840 at Waitangi in the Bay of..

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What Do We Know About History?: With 200 Amazing Questions About the Past

Bringing the past to life in an engaging question-and-answer format, this is an exhilarating encyclopedia for children Explore the intriguing answers to more than 200 questions about the past in ..

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Where Are You Really From?: Our amazing evolution, what race really is and what makes us human

'Laugh out loud funny - and you'll learn lots too!' - Adam Kay, author of Kay's Anatomy 'If I had had such a book when I was 10 or 11, I might well have set my sights on becoming a genetici..

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World War I

A picture-packed guide to one of the most brutal conflicts of the 20th century In collaboration with the Imperial War Museum, go back in time and experience history with this picture-led guide to..

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You Are History: From the Alarm Clock to the Toilet, the Amazing History of the Things You Use Every Day

From the alarm clock to the toilet, discover the incredible history all around you in this hilarious and fascinating book from popular historian and podcaster Greg Jenner. Thought history was only i..

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