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 History

Did you know that, in 1934, the ABC developed `synthetic¿ cricket, in which radio broadcasters gave a ball-by-ball description of the game, using sound effects to simulate the sound of bat on ball and the applause of the crowd? The Big Book of Australian Hi... read more

The Big Book of Australian History
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Category:

 History

Series:shelved children's non-fiction history
Reading Level:Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11

Age range 9 to 12 William Bligh: a stormy story of tempestuous times unpeels the layers of some of the most incredible circumstances in Australia's colonial history. Some people may have heard of the famous mutiny on the bounty; others may have heard of the rum rebellion coup; but the details in and a... read more

William Bligh: A Stormy Story of Tempestuous Times (HB)
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 History

Series:Spot the Mistake
Reading Level:Children's - Grade 3-4, Age 8-9

'This large, lively book taps into children's delight in gloating over grownup errors, encouraging critical scrutiny along the way.' The Guardian NY Times Summer Reading activity books choice Would a Mayan warrior have worn a watch? Would a Viking have us... read more

Lands of Long Ago (Spot the Mistake)
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 History

Series:Horrible Histories

All the foul facts about the Terrifying Tudors are ready to uncover, including who invited Queen Lizzie to visit his brand new toilet and what you get when you sew the front of a chicken to the back of a pig. Refreshed with a fantastic new design for 2016, these bestselling titles are sure to be a hug... read more

Terrifying Tudors (Horrible Histories)
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Category:

 History

Series:Horrible Histories
Reading Level:From 9

TOP 50 VILLAINS is packed full of foul facts and loathsome lists all about vile villains. From gangs of gangsters to maniacs who massacre, meet the biggest baddies in history and discover how they schemed and terrified their way to the top. Find out who made flute... read more

Top 50 Villains (Horrible Histories)
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Category:

 History

This title is a beautifully written and illustrated collection of Greek myths containing seventeen famous tales full of love, loss, greed, envy and bravery. Beautifully written by Ann Turnbull and illustrated by Sarah Young, this collection of seventeen Greek myths is truly something to... read more

Greek Myths
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 History

Series:Fair Dinkum Histories Ser.

The Indigenous people of Australia have lived here for tens of thousands of years. They survived the ice age and ancient global warming. They saw oceans sink and oceans rise. They watched the mega-beasts disappear and dingoes arrive. Theirs is ... read more

Fair Dinkum Histories #1: Shipwreck, Sailors & 60,000 Years
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Category:

 History

Series:True Stories

A collection of true stories of exploration over the icy wastelands of the North and South Poles, including the fated expedition of Captain Scott of the Antartic and Ernest Shackleton's epic trek across the snow to save his crew. Stories are illustrated with maps and drawings, and readers can find out more online via Usborne Quicklinks.

True Stories Polar Adventures
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 History/Ancient civilisations/Myths/Legends

Series:True Stories

Eight true stories of daring breakouts from infamous institutions such as Alcatraz and Devil's Island, detailing the risks the prisoners faced in attempting to make their escapes, including savage dogs, armed guards and shark-infested waters.

True Stories of Escape
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 History

Its been a disastrous day. The radio news reports that HMAS Canberra has been sunk with the loss of 819 lives and Kokoda has been lost by the Australians. Who knows where Dess lot are? Somewhere on the mountain track between Kokoda and Port Moresby with the Japs hot on th... read more

My Australian Story: Kokoda
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 History

Series:Horrible Histories

All the foul facts about the Vile Victorians are ready to uncover, including the murderers who wouldn't hang, when the first public loo was flushed and how stag hunting took place in Paddington Station. Refreshed with a fantastic new design for 2016, these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit ... read more

Vile Victorians (Horrible Histories)
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For Australians, Kokoda is the iconic battle of World War II, yet few people know just what happened - and just what our troops achieved. In this new edition of his bestselling account of this seminal battle, Peter FitzSimons tells the Kokoda story in a ... read more

Kokoda: Specially Adapted for Teenage Readers
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