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Blitz

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Blitz
A Wartime Girl's Diary, 1940-1941

Author: Vince Cross
Publication Date: 5 May 2008

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BLITZ is a thrilling wartime tale. In 1940 with London under fire siblings Edie and her little brother are evacuated to Wales. Mies from home and missing her family, Edie is determined to be strong, but when life in the countryside proves tougher than in the capital she is torn between obeying her parents and protecting her brother...

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Voice in the Dark

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A Voice in the Dark
Richard Wurmbrand

Author: Catherine MacKenzie
Publication Date: 28 February 1998

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Native Peoples of North America

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Native Peoples of North America
Diversity and Development

Author: Susan Edmonds
Publication Date: 14 October 1993

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An investigative history course directly accessible to all pupils at Key Stage 3.

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Vile Victorians

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The Vile Victorians

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 15 April 1994

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Provides readers with the vile truth about the Victorian era - including when the first public loo was flushed, who had a gruesome glass eye for every occasion as well as a gruesome guide to causes of death during this era.

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Lost Sheep

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The Lost Sheep

Author: Maggie Barfield
Publication Date: 16 July 2010

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Jesus' story of the lost sheep, told especially for very young children, in a popular board book format.

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Lion Book of First Prayers

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The Lion Book of First Prayers

Author: Su Box
Publication Date: 20 February 1998

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An illustrated selection of simple prayers for pre-schoolers and a companion volume to "The Lion First Bible". The collection includes some "action" prayers, a number of prayers by children, and simple retellings of a number of Bible verses expressing thanks and praise.

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Christmas Story

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The Christmas Story

Author: Lois Rock
Publication Date: 19 September 2003

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This illustrated book tells the story of Jesus' birth - the story of the first Christmas.

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Blitz

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The Blitz

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 1 June 2009

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Suitable for "Horrible Histories" fans, this title helps them discover if they could have survived the Blitz. It includes topics ranging from the pitfalls of navigating blackouts, to how leaving the toilet seat up could save your house from being blown to smithereens.

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Angry Aztecs

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The Angry Aztecs

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 2 June 2008

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Readers can discover all the foul facts about the ANGRY AZTECS, including why the Aztecs like to eat scum, when the world is going to end and how to play a really violent ball game. These best-slling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

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Indus Valley

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The Indus Valley

Author: Jane Shuter
Publication Date: 26 June 2007

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Examines the lives, culture and contribution of Indus valley civilisation. This title includes maps and diagrams, and answers the questions that young readers are likely to ask about the civilisation.

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Taking Part

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Taking Part

Author: Louise Spilsbury
Publication Date: 20 April 2007

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Encourages children to get involved and take an active role in their school community. From taking part in school plays and classroom discussions to making friends, this title explores various aspects of being part of the school community. It looks at school councils and how the representatives are elected.

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Avoid Becoming an Incan Mummy

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Avoid Becoming an Incan Mummy

Author: Colin Hynson
Publication Date: 1 February 2008

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Featuring the humorous cartoon-style illustrations and the narrative approach that encourage readers to get emotionally involved with the characters, this title aids their understanding of what life would have been like in the heyday of the Inca empire. Suitable for young readers, it also features informative captions, a glossary and an index.

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Aztec Warrior

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Aztec Warrior

Author: Fiona MacDonald
Publication Date: 1 November 2005

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Featuring several facts, this work investigates various aspects of your life as an Aztec Warrior - including schooling, weaponry, battle tactics and even human sacrifice - showing how you learn to defeat your enemies and defend your sacred city. It features illustrations of contemporary characters and artefacts to elucidate the text.

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Sir John Franklin

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Sir John Franklin
The Man Who Ate is Own Boots

Author: Martyn Beardsley
Publication Date: 19 May 2005

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In the summer of 1820 Captain John Franklin set off with his men on an expedition to the North Pole on a ship. Since the No...

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Ancient Greek Temple

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An Ancient Greek Temple

Author: John Malam
Publication Date: 1 February 2006

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Tells the story of the magnificent temples which were built by the Greeks to worship their many Gods and Goddesses. This book enables you to discover the amazing rituals and festivals that were at the centre of Greek life and learn how the world of the Greeks was brought to an end by their foreign neighbours.

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Second World War

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The Second World War

Author: Conrad Mason
Publication Date: 26 November 2010

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A new title in Young Reading, Series Three. Aimed at children whose reading ability and confidence allows them to tackle longer and more complex stories. A fascinating look at The Second World War and its causes and effects across the world.

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Berlin Olympics

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Berlin Olympics

Author: Vince Cross
Publication Date: 5 April 2012

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Part of the "My Story" series, this title features a young girl athlete who has the chance of a lifetime when she qualifies to compete in the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

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England

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England

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 4 May 2009

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Readers can discover all the foul facts about England, including which monk tried to pinch the devil's nose with a pair of tongs, why some people in the Middle Ages ate dove droppings and which English king was accused of being a werewolf. These bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

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Plague and Peril

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A Plague and Peril

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 7 September 2009

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It's 1348 and the shadow of the Black Death is descending over England. Geoffrey Copton returns from the war in France, only to find himself caught up in a plot to rob and kill an innocent man. Will Geoffrey and his friend Meg manage to save the day? Or will the dastardly plotters get away with the gold and with murder?

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Spies

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Spies

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 7 September 2009

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From cracking codes to the pitfalls of navigating camel poo in the desert, this book helps you discover if you have everything it took to be a WWII spy. It is suitable for aspiring secret agents.

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Terrifying Tudors

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Terrifying Tudors

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 5 January 2009

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Discover all the foul facts about the TERRIFYING TUDORS, including who invited Elizabeth I to see his brand new toilet, what you get when you sew the front of a chicken to the back of a pig and how to catch jail fever if you've never been to prison. This bestselling book is sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

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Awful Egyptians

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Awful Egyptians

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 3 November 2008

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Readers can discover all the foul facts about the AWFUL EGYPTIANS, including why people worshipped a dung beetle, which pharaoh married her grandfather and what the 'Shepherd of the Royal Backside' had to do. These bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

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Horrible History of the World

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The Horrible History of the World

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 1 October 2007

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THE HORRIBLE HISTORY OF THE WORLD presents the foul but fascinating story of humans from brain-nibbling Neanderthals to terrified teenage soldiers in the twentieth century. Discover why Alexander the Great banned beards, what smelly sport was played by samurai warriors and who tried to bump off her enemies with a cake made with poisoned bath-water.

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Blitzed Brits

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The Blitzed Brits

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 6 August 2007

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Learn all about the BLITZED BRITS, with all the nasty bits left in. Find out what really happened in Dad's Army, see how to make a rude noise with a gas mask and Learn why the Brits ate chicken-ruit, sinkers and nutty! Includes a grisly quiz to test your knowledge.

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Tomb of Treasure - An Awful Egyptian Adventure

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The Tomb of Treasure - An Awful Egyptian Adventure

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 7 July 2008

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Includes horribly hilarious stories from the creators of "Horrible Histories". With a cast of comic characters and the usual mix of foul fun, this title appeals to all "Horrible Histories" fans.

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Chocolate Teapot

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The Chocolate Teapot

Author: David Lawrence
Publication Date: 18 July 1991

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This guide on how to survive at school attempts to answer some of life's imponderables, such as: Are teachers human? What about girlfriends? Should you kick bullies? What's it like to start secondary school?

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Tree Shaker

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Tree Shaker
The Story of Nelson Mandela

Author: Bill Keller
Publication Date: 7 January 2008

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In February 1994, Nelson Mandela visited Robben Island, where he had been a prisoner for 27 years. Days later, his ideals would triumph in an election that changed the climate of oppression in South Africa. This biography looks at the events that led him from his tribal homeland to the centre of the struggle for racial equality in South Africa.

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I Wonder Why Romans Wore Togas and Other Questions About Ancient Rome

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I Wonder Why Romans Wore Togas and Other Questions About Ancient Rome

Author: Fiona MacDonald
Publication Date: 4 November 2002

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Designed to amuse and intrigue the young reader, this book combines cartoons with facts and simple analogies to provide an introduction to life in Ancient Rome. Carefully pitched at children aged five and over, the facts in the book are presented in a lively style.

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So You Want to Work with Children?

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So You Want to Work with Children?

Author: Margaret McAlpine
Publication Date: 13 March 2008

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Clear and informative guides for young teenagers researching possible careers.

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I Want That Room!

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I Want That Room!
Moving House

Author: Jen Green
Publication Date: 13 September 2007

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One of a series for young children that explores what it is like to go through a number of significant new experiences, this book helps children to understand what happens when their family moves house and the feelings that go with it. It shows how negative feelings about leaving one home and moving to a new one can be dealt with.

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Row, Row, Row Your Boat

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Row, Row, Row Your Boat
Ride, Ride, Ride Your Bike

Author: Wes Magee
Publication Date: 14 October 2010

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Read aloud this famous nursery rhyme and then a brand new one, and follow the actions that go with it!

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Anne Frank

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Anne Frank

Author: E. Johnson
Publication Date: 25 October 2007

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A series that looks at major historical figures.

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Caring School

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A Caring School

Author: Sally Hewitt
Publication Date: 30 May 2002

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The children at Latchmere School really take care of each other. Find out about the 'Friendship Squad' that makes sure no one is lonely, the 'Buddy System' that helps new pupils settle in, and the 'Mediators' who help people sort out their problems. Ages 8-12.

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What Next After School?

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What Next After School?
All You Need to Know About Work, Travel and Study

Author: Elizabeth Holmes
Publication Date: 3 November 2008

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For those needing help and ideas in making key decisions about their future, this book has practical information on various issues that need to be considered. It covers things from deciding which university to go for, to writing a CV, studying abroad and managing cash flow.

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I Have Lived a Thousand Years

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I Have Lived a Thousand Years

Author: Livia Bitton-Jackson
Publication Date: 5 June 2000

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The author was 13 when the Nazis took Hungary. In intimate and excruciating detail, Livia Bitton-Jackson describes how her young life was transformed by her experiences, from suspension from school to surviving the horrors of Auschwitz.

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France

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France

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 21 June 2002

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Reveals the revolting truth behind the rebellious, revolutionary French, from the tortured times o the Dark Ages to the murderous moments of the 19th Century. This title discusses which King thought he was made of glass; why French bread was once made from broken tiles and bricks; and, how to play hopscotch like a French highwayman.

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Boudica and Her Barmy Army

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Boudica and Her Barmy Army

Author: Valerie Wilding
Publication Date: 18 February 2005

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You've probably heard of Boudica. She's dead famous for galloping to battle in a rattling chariot, being big and kinda scary, and getting very, very angry with her Roman rulers. But have you heard that she learned to use weapons as a little girl, and burned London to the ground? Ages 10+.

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Coster Girls and Mudlarks

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Coster Girls and Mudlarks

Author: Belinda Hollyer
Publication Date: 19 June 2006

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Henry Mayhew was a journalist on a London newspaper in the 1850s, writing a series of articles about working-class London. This book is based on a selection of Mayhew's interviews, supported by the author's narrative and additional material, such as songs, poems, advertisements and engravings. It aims to create a varied resource of Victorian life.

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Pirates

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Pirates

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 3 July 2006

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Part of the "Horrible Histories" series, this title tackles the historical topics, revealing the truth behind the lousy pirate legends. It lets readers decide who was the baddest of the bunch in the top ten of putrid pirates, discover why the women pirates were just as wicked as the men and learn to talk the patter of a Pirate.

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Barmy British Empire

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The Barmy British Empire - AND The Blitzed Brits

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 8 January 2007

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Contains two books, of which the first book reveals the brutal facts about how Brittannia ruled the waves - from infamous antics in India to dreadful deeds done down under. The second book describes what life was like for the people who stayed at home in World War Two, including foul food facts about rotten rationing and awful evacuation tales.

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Witches

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Witches

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 3 September 2007

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Terry Deary reveals the truth behind pointy hats and black cats, and other idiotic ideas about witchcraft. Full of foul facts including which magic word was used to zap zits and the terrible torture inflicted by a turca. It's everything you need to know about Witches \- all the gore and more!

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Terrible Tudors

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The Terrible Tudors

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 7 May 2007

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Readers can discover all the foul facts about the TERRIBLE TUDORS, including why Henry VIII thought he'd married a horse, all about terrible Tudor torture and which shocking swear words the Tudors used. These bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

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Measly Middle Ages

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The Measly Middle Ages

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 7 May 2007

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Readers can discover all the foul facts about the MEASLY MIDDLE AGES, including why chickens had their bottoms shaved, a genuine jester's joke and what ten-year-old treacle was used for. These bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

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Warriors

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Warriors

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 5 March 2007

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Tells the truth about fighting men from around the world, including Roman soldiers, Greek soldiers, Vikings, Samurai and native American warriors.

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Era of the Second World War

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The Era of the Second World War

Author: Nigel Kelly
Publication Date: 23 March 1993

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Focusing on the World War II era, this is one of a series, modular in structure, which offers teachers the flexibility to design their own scheme of work at Key Stage 3 of the National Curriculum. A teacher's assessment and resource pack, including photocopiable worksheets, is also available.

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Modern World History for AQA: Core Students Book

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Modern World History for AQA: Core Students Book

Author: Ferriby McCabe
Publication Date: 30 August 2002

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This series is targeted at AQA Modern World History specification B. It provides all the information students will need for paper one and paper two, with exam-style questions to help them prepare for the exam proper.

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Life as a Fighter Pilot

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Life as a Fighter Pilot

Author: Brian Williams
Publication Date: 23 October 2006

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What was it like to live and fight during World War II? This series uses a variety of illustrations and historical resources, such as newspaper extracts to provide a perspective of World War II. It also includes timelines and 'In the News' features.

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Lost Diary of King Henry VIII's Executioner

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The Lost Diary of King Henry VIII's Executioner

Author: Steve Barlow
Publication Date: 17 February 1997

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Diaries and scrapbook cuttings of Chopper Smith - chief executioner at the court of King Henry VIII - reveal details of life in Tudor time. They also include: banquets and beheadings; torture and terror; weddings and funerals; the King's private thoughts; Henry's wives and the loves of their lives; and more.

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Captive in Rome

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A Captive in Rome

Author: Kathy Lee
Publication Date: 6 May 2005

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Part of a trilogy, this title presents the adventures of Bryn, a young Briton who is enslaved in Rome.

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Leah's Christmas Story

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Leah's Christmas Story

Author: Margaret Bateson-Hill
Publication Date: 22 September 2006

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The Nativity story told through the eyes of the innkeeper's daughter Leah

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