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We have a fun assortment of children’s books that are perfect for budding historians. The wide range of products provides an entertaining, educational experience of history. Our books range from the ever-popular Horrible Histories series for the older readers to amusing pop-up books for the younger audience.

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Henry VIII's Wives
The court of King Henry VIII is brought brilliantly to life in this My Story special. Spanning a period of 20 years, the fates of all Henry's six wives are told from the perspective of two young c...

£7.99

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Queen Victoria's Bathing Machine
Prince Albert comes up with a royally creative solution to Queen Victoria’s modesty concerns in this true story that reveals an overlooked splash of history. Poor Queen Victoria! She loves to...

£7.99

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I Was There... 1066
I Was There...is a perfect introduction for younger readers into stories from the past, allowing children to imagine that they were really there. I Was There...1066 tells the thrilling story of a youn...

£4.99

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William the Conqueror: A Ladybird Adventure from History Book
William the Conqueror is part of the popular Adventures from History series. First published in 1966, this beautifully illustrated book has been specially re-released to commemorate the 950th annivers...

£5.99

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Kings & Queens
Kings and queens have always provided their subjects with a great deal to talk about.  But how much do we really know about them? In this fascinating and witty look at kings and queens of En...

£8.99

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Evolution Revolution
The story behind Charles Darwin's Theory of Evolution from the fun and fabulous Robert Winston. Join Robert Winston for an amazing look at the story of evolutionary science and the way Charles Dar...

£8.99

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The Eagle of the Ninth Chronicles
The Ninth Legion marched into the mists of northern Britain-and they were never seen again. Four thousand men disappeared and their eagle standard was lost. It's a mystery that's never been so...

£12.99

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Moon Lord
Many Sun-Turnings have passed since the Ardhu the Stone Lord inherited the kingship of Prydn. His illegitimate son Mordraed seeks his father's hall on the Great Plain, and a place among the famed ...

£8.99

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Knight Time
A reassuring novelty bedtime book with knights and dragons about overcoming prejudices and becoming friends! "Every night, when their daddies tuck them in, Little Knight dreams of fierce kni...

£6.99

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My Secret War Diary
This is a fascinating diary account of the Second World War, as seen through the eyes of a young girl. Flossie is just nine years old when, in 1939, Britain declares war on Germany and her father leav...

£14.99

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English Children's Costume 1775-1920
Late in the 18th century, English children's apparel began to look different from that worn by their elders. The reason, says writer James Laver in his introduction, is that someone finally realiz...

£8.99

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Sticker Dressing: Romans
An action-packed sticker book full of ancient Roman actors, gladiators, chariot racers, politicians, schoolchildren and soldiers to dress in historically accurate clothing. The simple text contains fa...

£5.99

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The Christmas Truce
Down at the front, on a cold winter's night in 1914, amidst the worst war the world had ever seen, an inexplicable silence spread from man to man. Belief was in the air. Then the soldiers ceased f...

£6.99

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Frightful First World War
Readers can discover all the foul facts about the FRIGHTFUL FIRST WORLD WAR, including what the 'Fat King' did with food scraps and dead horses, how sniffing your own pee could save your life ...

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Alphonse and the Stonehenge Mystery
"Combines intriguing and vibrant illustrations with classic storytelling." Set in the 1920s and 30s, there is strong nostalgic appeal. "The story is set around Stonehenge, one of the mo...

£7.00

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You Wouldn't Want to be in the Trenches in World War One
It's August 1914. You are 16-year-old Tommy Atkins, living in London. Set against a backdrop of the war just broken out in Europe, find out what your life was like after joining up and being sent ...

£6.99

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Kings and Queens sticker book
A special, Diamond Jubilee edition of this gloriously illustrated sticker book featuring over 100 stickers with portraits of British kings and queens from the 10th century to the present day. Child...

£6.99

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The Lemurs Tale
A ring-tailed lemur is stowed away on a boat from Madagascar, and eventually ends up in the home of an eccentric but dysfunctional family. His night-time antics cause confusion, as he nibbles on the f...

£7.99

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The Worst Children's Jobs in History
The Worst Children's Jobs in History takes you back to the days when being a kid was no excuse for getting out of hard labour. This book tells the stories of the children throughout Britain's ...

£8.99

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The Secrets of Stonehenge
Travel back in time 5,000 years and more, and relive the amazing story of Stonehenge... Discover the very first henge, dug out with antler-horn picks. Watch as the great bluestones are paddled down...

£7.99

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