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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 11 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Seeking Refuge by Irene N. Watts and Kathryn E. Shoemaker
    Seeking Refuge - by Irene N. Watts and Kathryn E. Shoemaker

    £11.95   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781926890029 | ISBN 10: 1926890027

    Eleven-year-old Marianne is fortunate. She one of the first two hundred Jewish children on the heroic rescue operation known as the Kindertransport, which arrived in London, England in December, 1938.   Life in the new country seems strange, h ... more

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  • Cover image of book Historopedia: The Story of Ireland From Then Until Now by Fatti Burke and John Burke
    Historopedia: The Story of Ireland From Then Until Now - by Fatti Burke and John Burke

    £21.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780717171132 | ISBN 10: 0717171132

    It’s A Time-Travelling Journey Through Ireland... It’s A Historopedia!   Buckle up and get ready to travel back in time with John and Fatti Burke’s new adventure through Ireland’s history. This breathtakingly exciting book discovers I ... more

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  • Cover image of book R is for Railway: An Industrial Revolution Alphabet by Greg Paprocki
    R is for Railway: An Industrial Revolution Alphabet - by Greg Paprocki

    £6.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781423644231 | ISBN 10: 1423644239

    From the creators of BabyLit®, open a window on history while teaching toddlers the ABCs.   Teach brilliant babies about history and their ABCs with Greg Paprocki’s R Is for Railway: An Industrial Revolution Alphabet. Twenty-six Industrial ... more

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  • Cover image of book Diary of a Time Traveller by Nicholas Stevenson and David Long
    Diary of a Time Traveller - by Nicholas Stevenson and David Long

    £14.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781847806369 | ISBN 10: 1847806368

    Meet some of the most interesting people in history in this time-traveling book that visits more than 25 exciting times and places.  When young Augustus falls asleep in history class, Professor Tempo decides to teach him a lesson and show him ... more

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  • Cover image of book Corpse Talk: Season 2 by Adam Murphy
    Corpse Talk: Season 2 - by Adam Murphy

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781910200490 | ISBN 10: 1910200492

    Sequel to the Blue Peter Award-shortlisted Corpse Talk: Season 1!   Reading this book is like having history injected into YOUR BRAIN!   Join your host, Adam Murphy, for the chat show that digs up the dirt on history's dead famous celeb ... more

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  • Cover image of book Zeraffa Giraffa by Dianne Hofmeyr, iIllustrated by Jane Ray
    Zeraffa Giraffa - by Dianne Hofmeyr, iIllustrated by Jane Ray

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781847806611 | ISBN 10: 1847806619

    This is the astonishing true story of Zeraffa, a giraffe who was sent as a gift from Egypt to France in 1826.   A young boy, Atir, takes care of Zeraffa on her epic journey and the sailors sing songs as she gazes down at them. In France, Atir ... more

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  • Cover image of book What Are We Fighting For? New Poems About War by Brian Moses and Roger Stevens
    What Are We Fighting For? New Poems About War - by Brian Moses and Roger Stevens

    £4.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781447248613 | ISBN 10: 1447248619

    What Are We Fighting For? explores the concept of war in a brilliantly accessible way for younger readers.   Fascinating and moving in equal measure, there are poems about incredibly brave dogs, cats and pigeons; the Christmas truce of WWI wh ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tony Robinson
    Tony Robinson's Weird World of Wonders - World War I - by Tony Robinson

    £5.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781447227717 | ISBN 10: 1447227719

    Everything you need to know about World War I!  Tony Robinson takes you on a headlong gallop through time, pointing out all the most important, funny, strange, amazing, entertaining, smelly and disgusting bits about World War I. It's history, b ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bad Kids: The Worst Behaved Children in History by Tony Robinson
    Bad Kids: The Worst Behaved Children in History - by Tony Robinson

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780330510806 | ISBN 10: 0330510800

    The whole truth about bad kids throughout history.   So you're standing outside the Head's office, waiting to be told off for breaking a classroom window. You've got sweaty palms and a serious sinking feeling in your stomach. Do you think no ... more

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  • Cover image of book We
    We're Riding on a Caravan: An Adventure on the Silk Road - by Laurie Krebs, illustrated by Helen Cann

    £6.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781846861079 | ISBN 10: 1846861071

    Join the caravan for an exciting year-long trek along China's ancient Silk Road. Following the rhyming, treasure-filled story are informational endnotes about the history of the Silk Road, the story of silk, important cities of China, and a full-spr ... more

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  • Cover image of book War Horse by Michael Morpurgo
    War Horse - by Michael Morpurgo

    £6.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781405215879 | ISBN 10: 1405215879

    From master storyteller, Michael Morpurgo comes an incredibly moving story about one horse's experience in the deadly chaos of the first world war.  In 1914, Joey, a young farm horse, is sold to the army and thrust into the midst of the war on t ... more

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