"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 ... read more
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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, d... read more
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 su... read 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 lik... read more
Long before anyone had designed a rocket, the Montgolfier brothers w ere making hot air balloons. In October 1783, they became the first people to experience controlled flight. Balloon to the Moon starts there and leads to Neil Armstrong's 'small step' and beyond. But w hy stop the... read more
The Greek myths are among the greatest, most exciting stories ever told and feature some of the world's best loved heroes and heroines. In this book, you'll find the stories of Theseus, conqueror of the dreaded Minotaur; the mighty Heracles and his twelve tasks; the tragic lovers Orpheu... read 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 dinos... read 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 sta... read more
Bring history to life with more than 40 colourful maps in this children's atlas full of fascinating nuggets of information about our past, includes a pull-out poster. This beautiful history atlas helps children learn about world history all the way from the fir... read 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.