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Captain Cook

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Captain Cook

Author: Rebecca Levene
Publication Date: 27 May 2005

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Three new titles in this burgeoning series, providing a great introduction to the remarkable lives of important historical f...

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Henry VIII

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Henry VIII

Author: Richard Brassey
Publication Date: 20 March 2003

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Launching Richard Brassey's brilliant new picture book series about famous British characters

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Great Fire of London

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The Great Fire of London

Author: Liz Gogerly
Publication Date: 12 September 2002

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This book combines good quality artwork and contemporary illustrations with simple, well-written text. Young readers will discover how the fire started, what devastation it caused and will be able to compare fire-fighting in 1666 to the present day. Photos of artefacts and original illustrations help bring the topic to life.

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Groovy Greeks

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The Groovy Greeks - AND The Rotten Romans

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 19 September 2003

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History with twice the nasty bits! "The Groovy Greeks" is full of fab facts about the hip 'n' happenin' Greeks who used to hang out over 2000 years ago. "The Rotten Romans", meanwhile, follows life for folks in Roman times, from Nasty Nero and other evil emperors to brave Brit Boudicca.

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Bloody Scotland

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Bloody Scotland

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 19 June 1998

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This title tells the story of the Scots from the desperate Dark Ages to the terrible 20th century. It provides facts on cool kings, cruel kings, mean queens and wise women. Find out about William Wallace, sick Scottish torture techniques and gory Scottish ghost stories.

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Incredible Incas

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The Incredible Incas

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 15 September 2000

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The Incan Empire ruled 12 million people but was conquered by 260 Spanish invaders - and a few germs. Find out about chilling child sacrifices, Incan golden temples, and why Llamas wore earrings and drank beer.

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Angry Aztecs

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The Angry Aztecs

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 17 October 1997

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Find out about powerful priests, weird warriors, and the cunning Conquistadors, in this book which provides the foulest facts about Motecuhzoma, Cuahtemoc and other Angry Aztecs whose idea of fun was ripping out human hearts. Part of a series of books about history with the nasty bits left in!

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Measly Middle Ages

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The Measly Middle Ages

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 13 December 1996

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This history book offers the chance to read about the wild women, mad monks, naughty knights and crackers kings and queens of the Middle Ages.

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Smashing Saxons

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The Smashing Saxons

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 19 February 2000

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"The Smashing Saxons" tells the terrible truth about the pillaging people who bashed the Brits but got nobbled by the Normans, including who got cow pats as Christmas presents or why wearing a pig on your head was lucky. Read on for foul facts on disgusting diseases and ghastly graves.

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Cut-throat Celts

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The Cut-throat Celts

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 18 April 1997

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The ghastly truth about the wild warrior race who weren't afraid to fight the Romans. The book includes stories about suffering saints, gruesome games for Celtic kids, and the dreadful Druids with their strange sacrifices and terrible trials.

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Gorgeous Georgians

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The Gorgeous Georgians

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 3 December 2007

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Learn all about the GORGEOUS GEORGIANS with all the nasty bits left in. You probably thought that Georgians just spent their time prancing about in powdered wigs and pantaloons. Find out the horrible truth, like their sneaky schemes for hiding personal hygiene problems and about the schoolchildren who went to war with thei teachers

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Terry Deary's Terribly True Spy Stories

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Terry Deary's Terribly True Spy Stories

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 22 May 2006

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A collection of real-life spy stories that introduces readers to the intriguing world of international espionage.

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Loathsome London

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Loathsome London

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 18 March 2005

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From early Roman Londinium to the blasting by the Blitz, the author presents the nasty bits of London's glorious - and goriest - history.

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Ruthless Romans

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Ruthless Romans

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 18 July 2003

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"Ruthless Romans" reveals the grim truth behind the greatest empire of all time - from the terrible twins who founded Rome to the evil emperors who made murder into a sport. Read on for the gory details about the cruel Colosseum and the people and animals who were massacred there.

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Groovy Greeks

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The Groovy Greeks

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 20 October 1995

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"The Groovy Greeks" is full of fab facts about the hip and happening Greeks - who hung out all over 2000 years ago. This book tells you who had the world's first flushing toilet and why dedicated doctors tasted their patients' ear wax.

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Awesome Archaeology

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Awesome Archaeology

Author: Nick Arnold
Publication Date: 4 May 2009

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Readers can delve into the awesome world of archaeology to discover sinister tombs, sunken wrecks and hidden caves. This dead interesting guide has bucketfuls of archaeological facts and hilarious cartoons!

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I Wonder Why Pyramids Were Built and Other Questions About Ancient Egypt

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I Wonder Why Pyramids Were Built and Other Questions About Ancient Egypt

Author: Philip Steele
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 the mysteries of Ancient Egypt. Carefully pitched at children aged five and over, the facts in the book are presented in a lively style.

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Girls are Best

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Girls are Best

Author: Sandi Toksvig
Publication Date: 6 November 2008

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For as long as history has been recorded, girls haven't had much of a look in amongst all the great men we remember. But that doesn't mean they weren't there. And it doesn't mean that they didn't achieve great things, come up with wonderful inventions or win battles. This book aims to show that His-tory is actually Her-story.

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Complete

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Complete "Come and Praise"

Author: Geoffrey Marshall-Taylor
Publication Date: 29 March 1990

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The most popular schools song and hymn book ever! Combines Come and Praise 1 and 2, giving you the words for 149 traditional and contemporary hymns and songs in one volume.

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What About Heaven?

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What About Heaven?

Author: Kathleen Bostrom Long
Publication Date: 1 June 2001

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Children ask what will we do in heaven? With scripture passages, this work is written in a way that children should understand. The book is part of the Little Blessing series.

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What is God Like?

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What is God Like?

Author: Kathleen Bostrom Long
Publication Date: 1 January 2001

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This work aims to answer a child's most important questions about God.

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Avoid Sailing on the

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Avoid Sailing on the "Titanic"!

Author: David Stewart
Publication Date: 1 August 2002

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The story of the first and only voyage of the ill-fated RMS Titanic is told through the eyes of J. Bruce Ismay, the managing director of the White Star Line shipping company. It charts events in the life of the ship from its construction and launch to its tragic watery end.

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Talking and Listening to God

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Talking and Listening to God

Author: Nancy Martin
Publication Date: 18 June 1987

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Twentieth Century Girl; Diary of Flora Bonnington London 1899-1900

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Twentieth Century Girl; Diary of Flora Bonnington London 1899-1900
Diary of Flora Bonnington London 1899

Author: Carol Drinkwater
Publication Date: 20010720

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Set at the turn of the Nineteenth Century, Flora Bonnington is full of enthusiasm for the possibilities the new century brings as well as becoming aware of the social injustices going on around her. In the MY STORY series.

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Jesus and the Fishermen

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Jesus and the Fishermen

Author: Sophie Piper
Publication Date: 22 September 2006

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A collectable set of twelve Bible stories for reading aloud and sharing with 2-5 year olds

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History

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History

Author: John Farnham
Publication Date: 1 April 2004

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Temple of the Sun

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The Temple of the Sun

Author: David Drew
Publication Date: 17 July 2003

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Anne Frank's Story

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Anne Frank's Story

Author: Carol Ann Lee
Publication Date: 31 May 2001

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Contains the life story of Anne Frank, from her early happy childhood in Frankfurt, growing up in Amsterdam, her two years in hiding and the last few months of her life in the concentration camps. Narrated in six chapters, this biography for children answers the many questions about Anne that they may have.

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Britain Since 1930

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Britain Since 1930 - Teacher Resource Book

Author: John Corn
Publication Date: 31 December 1994

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Oliver Cromwell and His Warts

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Oliver Cromwell and His Warts

Author: Alan MacDonald
Publication Date: 20 October 2000

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Oliver Cromwell is dead famous for giving King Charles I the chop, clobbering Cavaliers with his Roundheads and having some rather revolting warts. But did you know that he cancelled Christmas, banned swearing and went to a party covered in poo?

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Vicious Vikings

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The Vicious Vikings

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 7 May 2007

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Readers can discover all the foul facts about the VICIOUS VIKINGS, including Viking Gods in wedding dresses, corpses on trial and Death by booby-trapped statues. With a bold new cover look and a heap of-extra horrible bits at the back of the book, these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

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York

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York

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 19 September 2005

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Offers a whistle-stop tour of York's foul but fascinating history including details of the deadly diseases that plagued the city, why the vicious Vikings made such an impression and the truth about the criminal characters of Turpin and Fawkes. This title comes complete with a fold-out map that shows the horrible highlights of the city.

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Spilling the Beans on Robin Hood

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Spilling the Beans on Robin Hood

Author: Redvers Brandling
Publication Date: 1 April 2000

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The Spilling the Beans series reveals the horrible truth about history's famous and infamous characters. While enjoying the irreverent and bean-spilling contents, children will be gathering facts about events, people and past ways of life.

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GCSE History Edexcel A - Making of the Modern World Revision Guide

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GCSE History Edexcel A - Making of the Modern World Revision Guide

Author: Richard CGP Books
Publication Date: 1 January 2011

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GCSE History, Edexcel A Making of the Modern World Revision Guide

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Edexcel A2 Government & Politics Student Unit Guide: Governing the USA

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Edexcel A2 Government & Politics Student Unit Guide: Governing the USA
Unit 4C

Author: Jonathan Vickery
Publication Date: 27 April 2012

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Perfect for revision, these guides explain the unit requirements, summarise the content and include specimen questions with graded answers.

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Cruel Kings and Mean Queens

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Cruel Kings and Mean Queens

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 6 June 1995

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It's history with the nasty bits left in! Want to know: which king died after falling off the toilet? Why people thought King John was a werewolf? Why Queen Anne's feet were covered in garlic? This grippingly gruesome guide lets you into the secrets of our mad, menacing and murderous monarchs and the terrible times in which they ruled.

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Short and Bloody History of Spies

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The Short and Bloody History of Spies

Author: John Farman
Publication Date: 5 October 2000

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Do you know how to make invisible ink or send a coded message? There is a glamorous aura to spies and the job they do. From Marta Hari to James Bond, the author uncovers the secrets that spies are taught in order to survive, and exposes the truth about the glamour, and it's not what you'd expect.

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Twentieth Century

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The Twentieth Century

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 18 October 1996

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Who shocked the world by showing her knickers? How two monkey's and a dog became astronauts? Why a posh London restaurant served stewed cat? This title helps you find out about last days of the vile Victorian Queen right up the nostalgic Nineties, with all the amazing changes and incredible inventions that happened in between.

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Higher History Practice Papers

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Higher History Practice Papers

Author: John A. Kerr
Publication Date: 28 April 2011

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Prepare for the new Higher History exam with Leckie and Leckie's Practice Papers! As well as providing two question papers, the book contains worked solutions and model answers, exam hints and tips and a topic index. It also includes advice on how to tackle the new source-based Paper Two questions.

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Diary of a Young Girl

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The Diary of a Young Girl - Definitive Edition

Author: Anne Frank
Publication Date: 28 February 2002

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In July 1942, thirteen-year-old Anne Frank and her family, fleeing the occupation, went into hiding in an Amsterdam warehouse. Over the next two years Anne describes in her diary the frustrations of living in such close quarters. This title presents her dairy that ends abruptly when, in August 1944, they were all betrayed.

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Frightful First World War and the Woeful Second World War

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The Frightful First World War and the Woeful Second World War

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 19 September 2003

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History with twice the nasty bits! Find out all about the horrors and hardships of the war that was meant to last four months but ground on for four grim years. "The Woeful Second World War", meanwhile, gives you the dire details about the worst war ever.

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Spilling the Beans on Buffalo Bill

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Spilling the Beans on Buffalo Bill

Author: Dennis Hamley
Publication Date: 1 May 2000

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The Spilling the Beans series reveals the horrible truth about history's famous and infamous characters. While enjoying the irreverent and bean-spilling contents, children will be gathering facts about events, people and past ways of life.

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Victorians

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Victorians

Author: Ann Kramer
Publication Date: 6 March 2003

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Suitable for students learning about various aspects of the Victorian life including clothing, medicine and eating habits.

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Ancient Rome

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Ancient Rome

Author: Simon James
Publication Date: 29 August 2002

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This Eyewitness guide focuses on Ancient Rome, from the lives of emperors and soliders on the battlefield to gladiators pitted against animals in bloody arenas in Rome. Find out why Roman baths were so popular and see how "sea battles" were staged in the Colosseum.

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Romans

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The Romans

Author: Tim Wood
Publication Date: 19940100

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A look at how we can learn about our Roman past by observing the evidence around us, such as remaining architecture, wooden post holes, coins and pottery. Suitable for National Curriculum Key Stage 2. Illustrated with specially commissioned photographs and artwork.

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Tudors

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The Tudors

Author: Andrew Langley
Publication Date: 13 June 1995

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This series provides an examination of British history which encourages children to investigate the past and appreciate the key concepts of continuity and change. This pupil book covers specific events, key themes and famous people of the Tudor period, and includes a list of places to visit.

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Romans

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Romans

Author: Richard Wood
Publication Date: 15 June 2000

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A look at how we can learn about our Roman past by observing the evidence around us, such as remaining architecture, wooden post holes, coins and pottery. Suitable for National Curriculum Key Stage 2. Illustrated with specially commissioned photographs and artwork.

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Internet-linked Encyclopedia of the Roman World

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Internet-linked Encyclopedia of the Roman World

Author: Jane Bingham
Publication Date: 26 October 2001

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This volume traces the history of the Romans, from their origins in the hills around Rome, through the founding of the Republic, the growth of the empire and its eventual decline and fall. All aspects of life are covered. There are cutaways of Roman buildings, and recommended Web sites.

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Oxford Children's Encyclopedia of History

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The Oxford Children's Encyclopedia of History

Author:  Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 5 October 2000

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Intended for children of 8 and over, this reference book gives an insight into over 12,000 years of human history. It contains 120 major entries, which explain the key issues. Each article in it features colour photos and other illustrations. The articles are arranged alphabetically, from Africa to World War II.

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Kings and Queens

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Kings and Queens

Author: Philippa Wingate
Publication Date: 19950400

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This title features monarchs from all over the world and from all periods in history. It includes lesser-known kings and queens alongside the most famous rulers, and reappraises the truth through an investigation of these individuals and their actions.

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