From fighting for the right to vote to nursing conscripted young men, Rose's life changes forever when World War I arrives in the peaceful English village of Harefield. With an influx of wounded Australian soldiers, the villagers rally around to provide care and comfort, despite suffering their own casu ...Show more
Curious reader-- open your mystical map and get ready to travel through time with these 21 extraordinary stories of daring and deceit, reward and punishment. Meet gods, goddesses, serpents, talking fish and clever spiders. Cavort with sea nymphs, mystical women, terrifying beasts and volcano people as y ...Show more
"When I first looked back at the Earth, standing on the surface of the Moon, I cried." This book tells the story of the Apollo Missions, when incredible intelligence, engineering and bravery allowed humans to stand on the surface of something other than Earth for the very first time. From the 1969 ...Show more
Category: History | Reading Level: 9 YA
Set your sails east with this stunningly original new history of the world. Peter Frankopan, number one bestselling author and historian explores the connections made by people, trade, disease, war, religion, adventure, science and technology in this extraordinary book about how the east married the we ...Show more
There was a hum of excitement. Flags flickered in the breeze as Maggie's heart danced with delight. 'This is a very special day!' her mother said. Maggie holds tight to her mother as they await the long anticipated apology to show a willingness to reconcile the past for future generations. In the excite ...Show more
An eye-catching information book filled with one hundred interesting facts to learn from history: who really discovered America, who were the kings and queens we hear a lot about on TV, why America invaded Canada, and lots of other random facts to make history a fun subject!
By the acclaimed creators of Wicked Warriors, Evil Emperors and Dragons, Devils and Rebels. The true story of Australia starts with a piece of land that went for a swim. Millions of years ago it floated away from Africa. Very, very, slowly. It was home to dinosaurs and giant animals, until the first Aus ...Show more
This hard back pocket A-Z is the second in our A is for Alphabet Series after L is for London which was published in November 2011. O if for Olympics is filled with fun and quirky facts about the biggest sporting event in the world, from letter A describing the first modern games starting in Athens in 1 ...Show more
Ancient Wonders - Then & Nowintroduces children to some of history's most famous civilisations and the amazing palaces, temples and buildings they created. In this interactive and fact-filled tour, kids will discover all about each man-made marvel, what it looks like today, and its influence on mode ...Show more
Transform your view of history with this groundbreaking visual encyclopedia of the events of the past. From the disciplined armies of ancient Rome and the lives of ferocious samurai warriors to World War II and the rise of modern robotics, historical events are visualized in incredible detail, providing ...Show more
Ten true stories of survival against the odds: from shark attacks and blazing airships to exploding spacecraft and sinking submarines, these are real-life stories of people who have stared death in the face and lived to tell the tale.