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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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Truly Foul and Cheesy Dinosaurs Jokes and Facts Book

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by Townsend, John
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Truly Foul and Cheesy Revolting Records Jokes and Facts Books

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by Townsend, John
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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 Mummy Mania 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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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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The Incredible London Activity Book

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by MacDonald, Fiona
Children can embark on an entertaining tour of London, taking in its many sights and sounds from Big Ben to the Beefeaters, and its rich history, as they complete all manner of exciting puzzles and games.
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The Tudors a very peculiar history

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by Ian Graham
The Tudors were an odd bunch, more odd than their subjects, perhaps. When they weren't beheading wives and enemies they were threatening to, or going around earning themselves nicknames like 'Bloody Mary' and 'The 9 Day Queen'. The Tudors: A Very Peculiar History tells the story of the Tudor monarchs, their castles, their lives and their subjects in a time when it was fashionable to slash up your clothes f...
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An Ancient Greek Temple

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by Malam, John
"An Ancient Greek Temple" is the inside story of the magnificent temples which were built by the Greeks to worship their many gods and goddesses. Discover the amazing rituals and festivals that were at the centre of Greek life. Learn how the world of the Greeks was brought to an end by their foreign neighbours. Pull-out illustrations highlight significant parts of the artwork in greater detail. Informative ...
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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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The Beagle with Charles Darwin

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by MacDonald, Fiona
Take an incredible voyage on the Beagle with Charles Darwin. Explore its relevance to the people who built it and the lives that they led. Stunning cut-away illustrations help lead the reader through the often complex historical periods. Written in a clear, concise style. Contents, glossary, and index.
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Killer Animals

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by Fiona Macdonald
Which frog uses poison to protect itself? What's more deadly, a mosquito or a crocodile? Find out in "Top Ten Worst: Killer Animals". Filled with nasty creatures you certainly wouldn't want to meet, this book features advice on how to avoid a shark attack and how to combat a mosquito attack, amongst other fascinating facts and vital statistics. Colourful and humourous illustrations accompany the terrifying ...
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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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Kings & Queens - Peculiar History

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by Mason, Antony
Which king's guards massacred a group of his supporters by mistake? Who had an oversized tongue and had to slobber when they ate food? Who was so large when they died that they had to be buried in a square coffin? Who survived seven assassination attempts? As you can tell from the bizarre questions above, it wasn't all thrones and sceptres for British kings and queens. Some of them were completely batty, a...
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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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Roman Colosseum

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by Fiona Macdonald
Step inside the Colosseum at Rome around AD80 and discover for yourself the technological wonders, the vicious weapons, the thrills and the dangers of a great Roman arena. Find out why this incredible feat of architecture was built, who paid for it and where the money came from. And then gasp at the stars, the Gladiators who fought for their lives in the ancient Roman Colosseum and made it so lucrative for ...
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Rations -A Very Peculiar History

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by Arscott, David
When war broke out in 1939, few knew that they would soon be fighting to survive, let alone how or when it would end. "Rations: A Very Peculiar History" looks at the measures the British government took to ensure the wellbeing of its people during wartime, and how the British public dealt with it. With some stealing, some hoarding, but most just trying to get by, it was one of the bleakest periods in Britis...
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London A Very Peculiar History

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by Jim Pipe
"London - A Very Peculiar History" is Jim Pipe's humorous look at the rich, varied and as moniker suggests, peculiar, history of London. This handy little hardback is full witty illustrations, maps and more.
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Top 10 Worst Scary Dinosaurs

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by Franklin/6
The fearsome Tyrannosaurus rex may be one of the most well-known dinosaurs but it's not the most scary! In Top Ten Worst Scary Dinosaurs You Wouldn't Want To Meet, you'll find the Vital Statistics of ten of the most awe-inspiring and truly terrfiying dinosaurs that ever lived. What was the biggest swimming dinosaur? Were there any scary herbivores? How did they die out...and will they ever come back? The T...
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