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Books & Media

English Heritage publishes fascinating and authoritative books on all aspects of England's rich history. Buildings, cities, architects, archaeology, sport and myth & legend are just some of the subjects covered.

Our English Heritage Guidebooks visit some of our country's greatest sites, combining in-depth history with tours, maps and other useful information. We also have some great history books for children of all ages, from colourful pictorial guides to our Englsih Heritage exclusive ‘Mr. Men The Great British Tour’.

How To Cook The Victorian Way With Mrs Crocombe - Now available for pre-order. Discover Mrs Crocombe's YouTube series 'The Victorian Way' here.

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How To Cook The Victorian Way With Mrs Crocombe
Learn to cook the Victorian Way with Mrs Avis Crocombe, head cook at Audley End in the 1880s and now – as played by Kathy Hipperson – an international YouTube star. From cucumber ice cream...

£25.00

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Members Handbook 2020/21
The English Heritage 2020/21 Members' and Visitors' Handbook is an informative guide to all the English Heritage sites and activities throughout the year. This year’s cover artwork ha...

£10.95

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These Our Monsters: The English Heritage Book of New Folktale, Myth and Legend
Myths, legends, folklore: they are what we grow up with, from Easter bunnies to tooth fairies, to those tales repeated within families down the generations, to the older accounts that are fundamental ...

£14.99

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The English Heritage Guide To London's Blue Plaques
‘If people want to find out about our London history, they can go and just stand for a minute outside and look at a house where you know that person has lived –I think that’s just wo...

£17.99

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An English Year
We’re Aman, Victoria, Amelia, Tandi and George- and we’re ready to take you on a journey through twelve months in the life of English kids. Enjoy festivals and events, games and sports, fl...

£7.95

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The Book Of English Place Names
Legend has it that Cornwall was named after a Trojan hero Corineus, who supposedly rid the area of a giant, throwing his victim over a cliff still known as a Giant’s Leap. Ipswitch used to be...

£12.99

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Icons Of England
Bill Bryson invented over ninety of our best loved writers, broadcasters and commentators to pick their ‘icons of England’. The resulting celebration of the English countryside is an ...

£9.99

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Mother Tongue
Only Bill Bryson could make a book about the English language so entertaining. With his boundless enthusiasm and restless eye for the absurd, this is his astonishing tour of English. From its mongrel ...

£9.99

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Stonehenge Panorama Pop
Celebrate the iconic landmark, learn all about its history and explore the surrounding prehistoric landscape with this fascinating 1.2-metre cut-paper souvenir. This interactive panorama pop is a grea...

£6.00

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Victorian Doll's House Sticker Book
A treasure-trove of a sticker book with over 100 stickers, beautifully decorated rooms just waiting to be filled with furniture and accessories. Children will have hours of fun arranging the house jus...

£6.99

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The Old Dog & Duck
After much research about (and in) pubs, Albert Jack brings together the stories behind pub names to reveal how they offer fascinating and subversive insights on our history, customs, attitudes and jo...

£7.99

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Quentin Blake's A Christmas Carol
A beautiful edition of Dickens's timeless Christmas classic. A Christmas Carol is the book that defines the Christmas spirit. Ebenezer Scrooge, a mean-spirited miser, is visited by three ghosts on...

£12.99

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1001 Things to Spot Christmas Sticker Book
Join Santa Claus and his team during the most magical holiday of the year, with 1001 festive Christmas things to find on the way. Little spotters can keep track of all their finds using the stickers i...

£6.99

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Victorian Family Paper Dolls
Four full-color dolls and 38 costumes portray a proper Victorian-era family at work and play. Gorgeous garb from warm wintercoats to summer bathing costumesfor every occasion, from a formal wedding to...

£6.99

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The Book of Christmas
Who was Good King Wenceslas? When should you make your figgy pudding? When should the decorations come down? And why was the Old Lad's Passing Bell rung on Christmas Eve? Jane Struthers' The B...

£9.99

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Engel's England
England, says Matthew Engel, is the most complicated place in the world. And, as he travels through each of the historic English counties, he discovers that's just the start of it. Every county is...

£9.99

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The English And Their History
If a nation is a group of people with a sense of kinship, a political identity and representative institutions, then the English have a claim to be the oldest nation in the world. They first came into...

£14.99

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Who Do The English Think They are?
The English are often confused about who they are. They say 'British' when they mean 'English', and 'English' when they should say 'British'. And when England, more tha...

£10.99

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Peep Inside A Fairy Tale - Cinderella
Little children can peep through the laser-cut pages of this magical book and follow Cinderella through a fairytale city to meet her perfect prince. Beneath the flaps they can discover Cinderella'...

£9.99

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English: A Story Of Marmite, Queuing And Weather
Beginning at the top of a muddy Gloucestershire slope at the Coopers Hill cheese-rolling contest and traversing a landscape of lawns and queues, coastlines and sporting arenas, Ben Fogle takes us on a...

£20.00

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