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Mill Girl

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Mill Girl
A Victorian Girl's Diary, 1842-1843

Author: Sue Reid
Publication Date: 5 May 2008

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In spring 1842 Eliza is shocked when she is sent to work in the Manchester cotton mills - the noisy, suffocating mills. The work is backbreaking and dangerous - and when she sees her friends' lives wrecked by poverty, sickness and unrest, Eliza realizes she must fight to escape the fate of a mill girl...

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Story of Anne Frank

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The Story of Anne Frank

Author: Mirjam Pressler
Publication Date: 9 June 2000

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Anne Frank's poignant story is familiar to everyone through her Diary. This biography brings that story to life in a fresh way, giving insight into her early life, her family relationships, the development of the Diary and her own emotional life.

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Great Plague

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The Great Plague
A London Girl's Diary, 1665-1666

Author: Pamela Oldfield
Publication Date: 5 May 2008

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THE GREAT PLAGUE is a thrilling story of a young girl during the epidemic of 1665. Alice is looking forward to being back in London. But the plague is spreading quickly, and as each day passes more red crosses appear on doors. When her aunt is struck down with the plague, she is forced to make a decision that could change her life forever...

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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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Rowdy Revolutions

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Rowdy Revolutions

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 19 February 1999

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Helps you find out about the gruesome guillotine in the French Revolution, meet the legendary leaders like Leon Trotsky, and discover how to plan your own rowdy revolution. This title includes information on: Which Chinese emperor was overthrown by his mum? Why one revolution made ugly people very scared? And what Count Dracula was really like?

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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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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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Measly Middle Ages

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Measly Middle Ages

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 4 May 2009

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Want to know a genuine jester's joke? Why chickens had their bottoms shaved? What ten-year-old treacle was used for? This book answers these questions.

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Awesome Egyptians

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Awesome Egyptians

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 4 May 2009

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Helps readers discover - Which king had the worst blackheads? Why some kings had to wear false beards? And why the peasants were revolting?

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Terrible Tudors

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Terrible Tudors

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 4 May 2009

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Explores all about Tudor torture. This book explains why Henry VIII thought he'd married a horse. It describes which shocking swear words the Tudors used.

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Gorgeous Georgians

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Gorgeous Georgians

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 4 May 2009

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Helps readers discover the full story: gangs who made a living selling dead bodies; husbands who sold their wives at auction; and, doctors who cured toothache with squashed fish eyes.

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Groovy Greeks

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Groovy Greeks

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 4 May 2009

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Helps readers know - Why some groovy Greek girls ran about naked pretending to be bears? Who had the world's first flushing toilet? And why dedicated doctors tasted their parents' ear wax?

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Vile Victorians

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Vile Victorians

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 4 May 2009

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Helps readers discover the story of murderers who wouldn't hang; dredger men fishing for the dead; and, stag hunting in Paddington Station.

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Slimy Stuarts

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Slimy Stuarts

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 4 May 2009

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Helps readers discover the story of: why some slimy Stuarts ate toads, snails and fleas, which king picked his nose and never washed his hands, and why people wore fish on their feet (bleeugh).

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Rotten Romans

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Rotten Romans

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 4 May 2009

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Lets readers discover the full story including after dinner fights to the death; Julius Caesar's fatal footwear faux pas; and, Emperor Heliogabalas and his cobweb collection.

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Woeful Second World War

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The Woeful Second World War

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 4 May 2009

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How to make a rude noise with a gas mask? Why the blitzed Brits ate chicken-fruit, sinkers and nutty? This book answers these questions.

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Vicious Vikings

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Vicious Vikings

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 4 May 2009

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Helps you join Rattus Rattus and the gang for one of the funniest, fastest, nastiest and daftest ride through history.

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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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Woeful Second World War

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The Woeful Second World War

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 7 May 2007

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Readers can discover all the foul facts about the WOEFUL SECOND WORLD WAR, including why the blitzed Brits ate chicken-fruit, sinkers and nutty, what really happened in Dad's Army and how to make a rude noise with a gas mask. These bestselling titles are sur

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Frightful First World War

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The Frightful First World War

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 6 August 2007

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Readers can discover all the foul facts about the FRIGHTFUL FIRST WORLD WAR, including what the 'Fat King' did with food scraps ad dead horses and how sniffing your own pee could save your life in a gas attack. These bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

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Barmy British Empire

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Barmy British Empire

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 7 April 2008

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Readers can discover all the foul facts about the BARMY BRITISH EMPIRE, including how a war started when a Brit was sitting on a stool, who wore a necklace made of 50 human skulls and why a British soldier used his own coffin as a wardrobe. These bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

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Villainous Victorians

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Villainous Victorians

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 7 April 2008

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Readers can discover all the foul facts about the VILLAINOUS VICTORIANS, including Why burglars were scared of bogies, which poet said he ate an ape and how a snick fadger might kiddy-nap your spangle. These bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

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Vile Victorians

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The Vile Victorians

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 7 May 2007

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Readers can discover all the foul facts about the VILE VICTORIANS, including the murderers who wouldn't hang, when the first public loo was flushed and about stag hunting in Paddington Station. These bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

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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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Slimy Stuarts

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The Slimy Stuarts

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 3 December 2007

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Readers can discover all the foul facts about the SLIMY STUARTS, including why some slimy Stuarts ate toads, snails and fleas, which king picked his nose and never washed his hands and why people wore fish on their feet (bleeugh!). These bestselling titles ar sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Dear fans

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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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Incredible Incas

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The Incredible Incas

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 2 June 2008

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Learn all about the INCREDIBLE INCAS, with all the nasty bits left in. Find out the horrible truth, like how a bucket of stewed pee could make you beautiful, why servants ate the emperor's hair and what happened in their legendary golden temples. Includes a grisly quiz to test your knowledge.

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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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Smashing Saxons

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The Smashing Saxons

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 1 October 2007

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Readers can discover all the foul facts about the SMASHING SAXONS, including who got cow pats as Christmas presents, why wearing a pig on your head is lucky and how to make a dead Saxon happy. These bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

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Cut-throat Celts

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The Cut-throat Celts

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 4 February 2008

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Readers can discover all the foul facts about the CUT-THROAT CELTS, including why weird Celt warriors fought with no clothes on, how to preserve your enemy's brain and why the Celts laughed at funerals. These bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

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Rotten Romans

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The Rotten Romans

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 7 May 2007

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Readers can discover all the foul facts about the RUTHLESS ROMANS, including what Roman soldiers wore under their kilts, how ancient Britons got their hair nice and spikey and why rich Romans needed a vomitorium. These bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

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Groovy Greeks

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The Groovy Greeks

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 7 May 2007

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Readers can discover all the foul facts about the GROOVY GREEKS, including why girls ran about naked pretending to be bears, who had the world's first flushing toilet and why dedicated doctors tasted their patients' ear wax! This bestselling book is sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans

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Awesome Egyptians

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The Awesome Egyptians

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 7 May 2007

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Readers can discover all the foul facts about the AWESOME EGYPTIANS, including why some pharaohs wore false beards, which king had the most blackheads and revolting recipes for 3000 year old swets. These bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

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Kingfisher History Encyclopedia

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The Kingfisher History Encyclopedia

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Publication Date: 1 November 2004

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Packed with intriguing facts and invaluable information, this fully revised and updated edition is the key to the past. From the founding of Rome and Byzantine Empire to the first Moon landing and the end of apartheid. Ages 8+.

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Modern Britain 1914 - Present

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Modern Britain 1914 - Present

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Publication Date: 20 May 2002

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The "British History Series" tells the story of the people and changing landscape of Britain. This title explores modern Britain and readers can find out, amongst other things, how Britain lost her empire, why there were two World Wars, and what the abdication crisis was about.

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Nasty Pirates You Wouldn't Want to Meet

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Nasty Pirates You Wouldn't Want to Meet

Author: Fiona MacDonald
Publication Date: 1 August 2010

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Whether it's a Viking pirate wielding axe and shield or Irish duo Anne Boony and Mary Read in cunning disguise, this book features a wide variety of cutthroats and vagabonds from all across the world. It helps you learn about their amazing boats, their fearsome flags and their fierce weapons.

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Things About Ancient Rome You Wouldn't Want to Know

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Things About Ancient Rome You Wouldn't Want to Know

Author: Victoria England
Publication Date: 1 June 2012

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Top Ten Worst Things About Ancient Rome reveals the grim truth behind the greatest empire of all time - from the evil emperor who made murder a sport to the gruesome and gory gladiator fights which kept the blood-thirsty Romans entertained. Find out about Pompeii, Roman slaves and many, many more terrible things about life in ancient Rome.

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Vicious Villains You Wouldn't Want to Meet

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Vicious Villains You Wouldn't Want to Meet

Author: Jim Pipe
Publication Date: 1 July 2012

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From gun-wielding gangsters to dangerous outlaws of the Wild West, meet the biggest baddies in history and discover how they tortured and terrified their way to the top in Top Ten Worst Vicious Villains. Who drank their victims' blood as well as bathing in it? Find out the answer plus discover the grim truth behind many more worst of the worst.

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Things About Ancient Greece You Wouldn't Want to Know

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Things About Ancient Greece You Wouldn't Want to Know

Author: Victoria England
Publication Date: 1 July 2012

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Top Ten Worst Things About Ancient Greece unearths some of the most horrible aspects of Ancient Greek life, from the dangerous Olympic games to the tough military service of a Spartan soldier. Find out about the grim punishments for slaves, how restricted life was for women and much more in this countdown of all things terrible in Ancient Greece.

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Pirates and Their Caribbean Capers

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Pirates and Their Caribbean Capers

Author: Michael Cox
Publication Date: 7 May 2007

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Presenting the inside story from pirates' long-lost log-books, this work tells the terrible truth about real pirate life and shows all about the biggest, baddest buccaneers who ever sailed the bounding main.

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Heinemann Scottish History for Standard Grade: International co-Operation and Conflict 1890s-1920s

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Heinemann Scottish History for Standard Grade: International co-Operation and Conflict 1890s-1920s

Author: Elizabeth Trueland
Publication Date: 27 January 2004

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Designed to cover the most up-to-date Standard Grade requirements, these books should provide everything you need to prepare your students for their exams. There are exam-style questions and full-colour presentation throughout.

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Mummies, Temples and Tombs

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Mummies, Temples and Tombs

Author: Clive Dickinson
Publication Date: 3 November 2003

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Published to accompany Wall-to-Wall's thrilling, live-action TV series Ancient Egyptians - due for screening in November 2003 - this entertaining book vividly brings to life the stories of five fascinating people who lived in Egypt over 2,000 years ago, as recorded on original papyrus documents or etched in stone.

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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: 31 January 2002

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In July 1942, thirteen-year-old Anne Frank and her family, fleeing the horrors of Nazi occupation, went into hiding in an Amsterdam warehouse. Over the next two years, Anne describes not only the daily frustrations of living in such close quarters, but also her thoughts, feelings and longings as she grows up.

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Gorgeous Georgians

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The Gorgeous Georgians
Horrible Histories

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 20 February 1998

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This text describes the people who lived in Georgian times, from lords and ladies with personal hygiene problems to the poor. Find out about: horrible highway men; raging revolutions; plundering pirates; guys who wore wigs and makeup; and schoolchildren who went to war with their teachers.

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Bible

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Bible - Good News Bible

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Publication Date: 1 March 2004

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This economical paperback edition of the "Rainbow Bible", a popular edition in the UK's most popular Bible translation, is used in almost every primary school and Sunday School in the UK. It has a new setting and all-new colour illustrations of favourite Bible stories.

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Bloody History of Knights

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The Bloody History of Knights

Author: John John Farman
Publication Date: 1 Jan 2009

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the short and bloody history of pirates

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The the short and bloody history of pirates

Author: John farman
Publication Date: 20000601

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The short and bloody history of: Highwaymen

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The The short and bloody history of: Highwaymen

Author: John John Farman
Publication Date: 1 Jan 2009

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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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