Bringing the people and events of history to life, History makes the past accessible and relevant. Featuring the important events and figures that have shaped the present, from the very origins of humanity to key contemporary issues, such as the development of the internet and social media. It reveals c ...Show more
Ancient Wonders - Then & Nowintroduces children to some of history's most famous civilisations and the amazing palaces, temples and buildings they created. In this interactive and fact-filled tour, kids will discover all about each man-made marvel, what it looks like today, and its influence on mode ...Show more
Category: History | Reading Level: very good
The story of the Aztecs is fascinating and dramatic, from its mythic origins, rituals and ways of life to its tragic conquest. Accompanying the major new Te Papa exhibition, this accessible, colourful book tells that story, immersing readers in all the richness, splendour and mystery of the complex Azte ...Show more
A new illustrated edition of Sun Tzu's classic ancient Chinese meditation on military strategy and human psychology, with a new commentary that highlight its continued relevance for modern readers. Poetic and immensely readable, The Art of War was written 2,500 years ago and the military manual is stil ...Show more
Lavishly illustrated throughout, this title provides children with masses of knowledge in the shape of bite-sized, numbered facts. The numbering system acts as a benchmark, and as children read they can clearly chart their progress as they explore important events that have shaped our world.
Category: History | Reading Level: 10-14
"Bill's own fascination with science began with a battered old schoolbook he had when he was about ten or eleven years old in America. It had an illustration that captivated him - a cutaway diagram showing Earth s interior as it would look if you cut into it with a large knife and carefully removed abou ...Show more
Ideal for use with the KS3 history curriculum, these titles from the hugely popular snapping-turtle guides range give older readers a comprehensive overview of these key curriculum subjects. Over 100 colour photographs and artworks in each title.
Learn the essential dates and stories that have left a mark on the world with this narrative-led History book. Aiming to present a broad sweep of events around the world in chronological order, breaking down the wider narrative into bitesize nuggets, this book will be the perfect introduction for childr ...Show more
This is a fascinating account of one the most destructive conflicts the world has ever known, published in association with the Imperial War Museums. It looks at the causes of the war, its great battles and catastrophes, as well as how the war affected nations and people all over the world. It features ...Show more
Category: History | Reading Level: 4 Non Fiction
THE TOP 5 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION 2019 'Dalrymple is a superb historian with a visceral understanding of India - A book of beauty' Gerard DeGroot, The Times In August 1765 the East India Company defeated the young Mughal emperor and forced him to ...Show more
Brother William is a kind-hearted 14th-Century monk gardener at Westminster Abbey responsible for providing food for the other monks. This diary of his year shows what happens month by month in delightful words and pictures. There are decorative endpapers of the Abbey and gardens, an introduction to the ...Show more