History & the past: general interest (Children's / Teenage)

    Hetty's Hidden Treasure

    By Helen Clarke and Sarah Conacher

    Paperback £7.99

    A SECOND AMAZING ADVENTURE begins as Hetty and her dad arrive at their beach hut for the summer. A summer storm uncovers mysterious clues which reveal the secrets of the areas smuggling past. Hetty and Charlie are convinced there is treasure hidden somewhere around Hengistbury Head. Does...

    Horrible Histories 25th Anniversary Yearbook

    By Terry Deary

    Hardback £7.25

    The HORRIBLE HISTORIES YEARBOOK is a must-have for all Horrible Histories fans. Packed with foul facts, gory games and putrid puzzles - it's a yearbook with rat-itude! Discover all the dreadful details about your favourite eras of history. History has never been so horrible! Celebrating 25 years of Horrible Histories...

    50 Things You Should Know About the Vikings

    By Philip Parker

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    Known for their vicious raids, love of treasure and fierce warriors: the vikings were the most feared invaders of the Medieval period. For 300 years, they terrorized the world in their hunt for land and power, but they also had a rich culture in art, literature and law. Packed with...

    Welcome to the Museum

    Paperback £10.25

    Welcome to your very own Museum where everything on display is decided by you! Bring out the inner curator in you and set up your own collections, create your own objects to display and start your own exhibitions. With an engaging and innovative format, developed in partnership with the V&A...

    Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World

    By Kate Pankhurst

    Hardback £7.25

    Nominated for the CILIP Carnegie & Kate Greenaway Children's Book Awards 2018. Kate Pankhurst, descendent of Emmeline Pankhurst, has created this wildly wonderful and accessible book about women who really changed the world. The perfect gift for the Fantastically Great Women in your life. Discover fascinating facts about some of...

    Bear Grylls Epic Adventure Series - Epic Expeditions

    By Bear Grylls

    Hardback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    With stunning photography throughout, the book also includes a chapter on Bear Grylls' personal relevant expeditions and achievements.

    Corpse Talk: Ground-Breaking Scientists

    By Lisa Murphy

    Paperback £8.45

    The ultimate history lesson as Adam and Lisa Murphy dig up and interview the most incredible and dead brilliant scientists from history, and find out about their extraordinary lives.

    Hedy's Journey

    By Michelle Bisson

    Paperback £7.85

    Hedy and her family are Jewish, and the Jew-hating Nazi Party is rising. Hedy's family is no longer safe in their home in Hungary. Join Hedy on her journey-where she encounters good fortune and misfortune, a kind helper and cruel soldiers, a reunion and a tragedy-and discover how Hedy is...

    Dress-Up Jane Austen

    By Catherine Bruzzone

    Paperback £7.25

    Discover fashion through history! How did a Regency bride and groom dress for their wedding? Why did everyone wear hats? Cut out the fourteen colourful costumes, for both women and men, then dress up the dolls to explore the fashions of Jane Austen's day.

    V&A Introduces: William Morris

    By William Morris

    Hardback Save £0.34 = £6.65

    An accessible and exciting approach to William Morris, a true art and design hero. The beautifully designed book will look at William Morris as an artist and culture shaper and include his most famous work.

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