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Age of Industry, The

Andrew Langley

1994    48 Pages    (Octopus Publishing Group)

Discover the achievements of the Industrial Revolution, and peel back four see-through pages to look inside a coalminer's cottage, a railway station, a cotton mill and an emigrant ship.

Discover the achievements of the Industrial Revolution, and peel back four see-through pages to look inside a coalminer's cottage, a railway station, a cotton mill and an emigrant ship. [less]

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Ancient Roman Fort (Spectacular Visual Guides), An

John Malam

2011    48 Pages    (Book House)

Gives an insight into the organisation and structure of the powerful ancient Roman army. This book tells you how the Roman army used ingenious techniques to defend the fort.

Gives an insight into the organisation and structure of the powerful ancient Roman army. This book tells you how the Roman army used ingenious techniques to defend the fort. [less]

Ancient Rome

Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff

2009    48 Pages    (Dorling Kindersley)

Take a trip back in time and find out what life in Ancient Rome was really like. From gladiators and giant baths to foreign wars and fabulous palaces, let your child discover what the Roman world was like for both its citizens and slaves. Fantastic facts and dramatic photographs bring Ancient Rome to life and will inspire your child with a love of learning and discovery. Brilliant for homework and school projects, or just for fun!

Take a trip back in time and find out what life in Ancient Rome was really like. From gladiators and giant baths to foreign wars and fabulous palaces, let your child discover what the Roman world was like for both its citizens and slaves. Fantastic facts and dramatic photographs bring Ancient Rome to life and will inspire your child with a love of learning and discovery. Brilliant for homework and school projects, or just for fun! [less]

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Ancient Rome (Eyewitness)

DK, Simon James

2011    72 Pages    (DK Children)

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Ancient Rome (Eyewitness)

Dorling Kindersley

2008    72 Pages    (Dorling Kindersley)

Helps your child learn about Ancient Rome. This title contains a guide, wallchart, interactive clip-art CD and a website. From why Roman baths were popular to how sea battles were staged in the Colosseum, it lets your child visit one of history's greatest civilisations and find out the remarkable people: their conquests and achievements.

Helps your child learn about Ancient Rome. This title contains a guide, wallchart, interactive clip-art CD and a website. From why Roman baths were popular to how sea battles were staged in the Colosseum, it lets your child visit one of history's greatest civilisations and find out the remarkable people: their conquests and achievements. [less]

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Ancient Times

Smithmark Staff

1996    32 Pages    (Smithmark Publishers, Incorporated)

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Anne Frank

Wayne Jackman

1992    32 Pages    (Hodder & Stoughton)

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Anne Frank

Richard Tames

2005    32 Pages    (Hachette Children's Group)

Part of a biographical series which uses photographs and narrative to show the life and work of notable men and women and their effect on today's world, this title explores the life of Anne Frank, whose diary of her time hiding from the Nazis and tragic death has made one of the most famous and inspirational figures of 20th century history.

Part of a biographical series which uses photographs and narrative to show the life and work of notable men and women and their effect on today's world, this title explores the life of Anne Frank, whose diary of her time hiding from the Nazis and tragic death has made one of the most famous and inspirational figures of 20th century history. [less]

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Anne Frank

Vanora Leigh

1985    32 Pages    (Wayland)

Book about the life of Anne Frank

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At Work

Stewart Ross

2004    32 Pages    (Evans Brothers, Limited)

This history and literacy resource book is fully compatible with the National Curriculum World War II studies framework. Aimed at children working at Key Stages Two and Three it explores the world of work during World War II.

This history and literacy resource book is fully compatible with the National Curriculum World War II studies framework. Aimed at children working at Key Stages Two and Three it explores the world of work during World War II. [less]

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Avoid Working on Victorian Bridge

Tim Ratcliffe

2009    32 Pages    (Salariya Book Company Limited)

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Beginning History: The Blitz

Liz Gogerly

2003    24 Pages    (Wayland)

Provides introduction to Blitz of World War II - a National Curriculum subject.

Provides introduction to Blitz of World War II - a National Curriculum subject. [less]

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Blitz, The

Simon Adams

2010    32 Pages    (Hachette Children's Group)

The key events, figures and chronology of World War II provide the backdrop to the experiences of civilians during the war years. The different experiences of children and their families are shown from a child's perspective. Everyday lives are explored using real sources and accounts form the period including newspaper articles, posters, speeches and personal recollections. Readers are encouraged to identify with those who experienced the war.

The key events, figures and chronology of World War II provide the backdrop to the experiences of civilians during the war years. The different experiences of children and their families are shown from a child's perspective. Everyday lives are explored using real sources and accounts form the period including newspaper articles, posters, speeches and personal recollections. Readers are encouraged to identify with those who experienced the war. [less]

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Blitz, The

Fiona Reynoldson

1990    32 Pages    (Hodder & Stoughton)

An explanation of what the Blitz was and how Britain retaliated, combined with first-hand accounts of the atmosphere of the period.

An explanation of what the Blitz was and how Britain retaliated, combined with first-hand accounts of the atmosphere of the period. [less]

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Blitz, The

Andrew Langley, John James (Illustrator)

1995    24 Pages    (Octopus Publishing Group)

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Blitzkrieg

Peter Chrisp

1990    64 Pages    (Hodder & Stoughton)

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Britain at War

Martin Parsons

2000    31 Pages    (Hachette Children's Group)

Using primary sources as a starting point for the study of wartime Britain, this series shows children how to undertake their own history projects. This title looks at locating an air raid shelter, building your own, and finding public records.

Using primary sources as a starting point for the study of wartime Britain, this series shows children how to undertake their own history projects. This title looks at locating an air raid shelter, building your own, and finding public records. [less]

Britain Becomes a Great Power

Peter Speed, Mary Speed

1979    127 Pages    (Oxford University Press)

Discover how family life, farming, welfare, religion and industry have changed over the centuries.

Discover how family life, farming, welfare, religion and industry have changed over the centuries. [less]

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Causes of World War II, The

Paul Dowswell

2002    48 Pages    (Raintree Publishers)

Examining key events of the 20th century, each title in this series outlines the lead-up and aftermath, explores the issues, and introduces leaders and key figures. Titles of useful websites and further reading recommendations are given.

Examining key events of the 20th century, each title in this series outlines the lead-up and aftermath, explores the issues, and introduces leaders and key figures. Titles of useful websites and further reading recommendations are given. [less]

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Celts in Britain

Peter Chrisp

2000    32 Pages    (Hachette Children's Group)

A look at how we can learn about our Celtic 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.

A look at how we can learn about our Celtic 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. [less]

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Children at War

William Hughes

1989    48 Pages    (BBC Worldwide)

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Collins Fact Books - Men and Women Who Changed the World

Fiona MacDonald, K. McLeish, V. McLeish

1999    64 Pages    (HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks)

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Danger Zone: Avoid being a World War Two Pilot (The Danger Zone)

Ian Graham

2009    32 Pages    (Book House)

As an American pilot joining the RAF during World War Two, you'll experience many ups and downs, and no doubt you'll discover what a 'Mae West' is for! This book teaches children the risks taken and sacrifices made in World War II.

As an American pilot joining the RAF during World War Two, you'll experience many ups and downs, and no doubt you'll discover what a 'Mae West' is for! This book teaches children the risks taken and sacrifices made in World War II. [less]

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Day War Broke Out, The

Sue Kennett

1989    (Central Independent Television)

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Disaster of the "Hindenburg"

Shelley Tanaka

1993    64 Pages    (Scholastic)

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Discovering Roman Empire

Sheppard, Large, Mike Corbishley

1993    (Hodder & Stoughton)

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Evacuation (In The War)

Simon Adams

2010    32 Pages    (Wayland)

This series focuses on the extraordinary experiences of millions of British children and their families in World War II. Using primary sources the books cover how everyday lives were dramatically altered by the onset of war in 1939.

This series focuses on the extraordinary experiences of millions of British children and their families in World War II. Using primary sources the books cover how everyday lives were dramatically altered by the onset of war in 1939. [less]

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Family Life: In Saxon Britain

Peter, Hicks

1994    32 Pages    (Wayland)

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Family Life in the Second World War

Nigel Smith

1994    32 Pages    (Hodder & Stoughton)

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Family Life in the Second World War

Nigel Smith

1998    32 Pages    (Hachette Children's Group)

Discusses family life in Britain between 1939 and 1945 and looks at food rationing and how families had to be prepared for heavy bombing of their home towns. The challenges faced by the men, women and children left behind and how they were encouraged to join the war effort are examined.

Discusses family life in Britain between 1939 and 1945 and looks at food rationing and how families had to be prepared for heavy bombing of their home towns. The challenges faced by the men, women and children left behind and how they were encouraged to join the war effort are examined. [less]

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Family Life: In Victorian Britain

Richard Tames, Wood

1994    32 Pages    (Wayland)

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Food

C. Burch

2005    32 Pages    (Hachette Children's Group)

Life on the Home Front in World War II from a child's point of view. Large, atmospheric photographs. Quotations and real-life memories.

Life on the Home Front in World War II from a child's point of view. Large, atmospheric photographs. Quotations and real-life memories. [less]

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Food

Catherine Burch

2009    32 Pages    (Hachette Children's Group)

'Growing Up In World War Two' explores what life was like for children in Britain during the Second World War. Find out how people coped with rationing, why schools were evacuated and how children lived with air raids. This book looks at food.

'Growing Up In World War Two' explores what life was like for children in Britain during the Second World War. Find out how people coped with rationing, why schools were evacuated and how children lived with air raids. This book looks at food. [less]

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Going to War in World War Two

Moira Butterfield

2003    32 Pages    (Hachette Children's Group)

This text looks at how soldiers, sailors and airmen lived and fought in historical time periods, from ancient Egypt to World War II. It focuses on the history of warfare including recruiting, drilling, camp life and caring for the wounded.

This text looks at how soldiers, sailors and airmen lived and fought in historical time periods, from ancient Egypt to World War II. It focuses on the history of warfare including recruiting, drilling, camp life and caring for the wounded. [less]

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Henry Ford: The People's Car-Maker (What's Their Story?)

Haydn Middleton

1997    32 Pages    (OUP Oxford)

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Heritage

Robert Hull

2007    32 Pages    (Hachette Children's Group)

The 'British Heritage' series looks at the peoples who once inhabited Britain, investigating how they lived, what happened to them and what they left behind. It links the past with the present day.

The 'British Heritage' series looks at the peoples who once inhabited Britain, investigating how they lived, what happened to them and what they left behind. It links the past with the present day. [less]

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