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You Wouldn't Want to be in the Great Fire of London

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by Jim Pipe
As if the plague wasn't bad enough, here comes the fiery antidote! As famous diary-keeper Samuel Pepys, you'll witness four days and four nights of fire and live to tell the tale. Find out how people lived in the London of 1666, how they coped in the aftermath and all importantly, whodunnit! - or at least who we think dunnit! "You Wouldn't Want To Be" is a constantly-growing library of exciting titles which...
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Royal Weddings, A Very Peculiar History: With added Meghan Markle

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by Macdonald, Fiona
The British Royal Family is a perennial source of fascination around the world, and few aspects of their lives are more celebrated and scrutinised than their weddings. This fascinating, accessible guide to some of the more eventful and momentous royal weddings in history covers everything from the notorious nuptials of Henry VIII to the achingly romantic recent marriage of Prince William and Kate Middleton ...
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The Thames, A Very Peculiar History

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by Arscott, David
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How To Draw Illustrated Maps

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by Bergin, Mark
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Churchill, A Very Peculiar History

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by Arscott, David
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Truly Foul and Cheesy Disasters Jokes and Facts Book

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by Townsend, John
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Truly Foul and Cheesy Romans in Britain Jokes and Facts Book

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by Townsend, John
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How To Draw Portraits

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by Bergin/1
Every person is unique, and in this book you'll find the skills to draw each person's unique facial features, like the expression on their face or the years of experience held in their wrinkles. This books also features tips on drawing accessories like spectacles and hats. The How To Draw series takes a highly visual and practical approach to drawing, featuring step-by-step instructions for each art projec...
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Avoid Being a WW2 Flighter Pilot

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by Ian Graham
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! Get used to the lingo, commands and controls, otherwise it's time to bail out! Educational, informative and engaging, this book teaches children the risks taken and sacrifices made in World War II. The humorous cartoon-style illustrations and the narrative a...
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Avoid Exploring with Marco Polo

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by Jacqueline Morley
As infamous explorer Marco Polo's sidekick, you can explore exciting new lands and behold magnificent beasts! And all so you can work for years for the supreme lord of the Mongols, Kublai Khan. Will you ever get home alive? And even if you do, will anybody believe your far-fetched stories about ghostly deserts and white oxen? The humorous cartoon-style illustrations and the narrative approach of this title ...
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A 16th Century Galleon - Spectacular Visual Guides

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by Richard Humble
Step aboard a 16th Century galleon and discover for yourself what it was like to live and work on one of these magnificent ships. A 16th Century Galleon details the people involved and the tools used in the ship's construction and on its maiden voyage and beyond, including information about weaponry, navigation, crew and trade. Take a closer look at history with Spectacular Visual Guides, a series that scr...
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An Egyptian Pyramid

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by Jacqueline Morley
Step inside an ancient Egyptian building site where one of mankind's most spectacular creations is slowly taking shape. Discover how the Egyptians constructed these vast buildings with such incredible precision, without using wheels, machines or iron tools. Their aim: to preserve their pharaoh not just from tomb robbers, but from death itself. An Egyptian Pyramid is an exciting and superbly-illustrated look...
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Yorkshire A Very Peculiar History

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by John Malam
Yorkshire is well known for its miners, pudding and cricket, but Yorkshire: A Very Peculiar History scrapes beyond the surface and past the cliches. Featuring a host of characters from Yorkshire past and present, from Guy Fawkes to Michael Parkinson, it's not all grit and grime! Tracing Yorkshire's history back through Roman and Viking rule, to the various tribes which populated the area in prehistoric tim...
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Titanic

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by Pipe Jim
It boasted libraries, palm tress, swimming pools, a 50-phone switchboard and was nearly as tall as the Eiffel Tower. No, she's not a skyscraper, she's the Titanic! To commemorate the centenary of the sinking of the White Star Liner RMS Titanic in 2012, Titanic, A Very Peculiar History delves into the human stories of both crew and passengers and the incredible feats of engineering and design involved in her...
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Viking Town

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by Fiona Macdonald
Step inside a Viking town and discover for yourself what it was like to live and work in this bustling centre of long-distance trade. Admire the well-built houses before joining the town's defenders as they fight off an attack by rivals from across the sea. This is a superbly-illustrated look at the daily lives of different types of Vikings. Astounding architectural acheivements are explained and explored w...
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Truly Foul and Cheesy Mummy Mania Jokes and Facts Book

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by Townsend, John
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Truly Foul and Cheesy Dinosaurs Jokes and Facts Book

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by Townsend, John
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England Ii: A Very Peculiar History

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by Graham Ian
Volume II of this England Peculiar History trilogy explores the Wars of the Roses, the Industrial Revolution and everything in between. From Henry VIII and his six wives to The Great Fire of London, from The Great Plague to the sinking of the Mary Rose - this book discovers the history of England in the traditional 'peculiar hisory' style, packed full of amusing anecdotes, fascinating facts and mind-bogglin...
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You Wouldn't Want to be A Shakespearean Actor

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by Jacqueline Morley
In 16th century London, you start work as an actor at William Shakespeare's theatre, but soon realise it won't be easy. It'll take an excellent memory, a penchant for wearing dresses and a keen eye for avoiding rotten vegetables. But against all odds, you could do well here...just watch where you're pointing that cannon! Humorous illustrations bring the characters to life, while informative captions explain...
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How to Draw Scotland

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by Bergin, Mark
How to Draw Scotland features step-by-step instructions showing how to draw many of Scotland's most recognised landmarks. Including Edinburgh Castle, Balmoral and Holyrood Palace as well as some well-known Scottish icons, such as a bagpiper and a Highland dancer, this is an essential book for any budding artist who would like to master the art of drawing Scotland.
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