This incredible history book box set is ideal for school children interested in history that may not necessarily be taught in class. Each book is beautifully illustrated with photographs and sketches to keep the reader interested and intrigued.
The Stone Age
The Iron Age
The Ancient Greeks
Digging Up the Past
Who were the Maya? Where did they live? Why did they build tall stone temples? Beginner readers can discover the answers to these questions and lots of other fascinating facts about the Maya in this engaging information book. With simple text, detailed illustrations and stunning photographs, plus internet links to specially selected websites.
A fascinating information book to read in homes and schools about the history of Iron Age people and how they lived. With pages about how Iron Age people grew their food, the gods they prayed to and the hill forts where they lived - evidence of which can still be seen today. Full of facts, illustrations and detailed photographs of historical artefacts to bring the people, towns, religion and ancient world to life. Ideal for beginner readers who prefer fact to fiction, and a vital introduction to a key UK history curriculum topic.
A fascinating information book about the history of the Celts and how they lived, full of facts, illustrations and photographs of historical artefacts. Children can learn how the Celts built their forts on hills to defend them more easily, see the different kinds of food they ate and follow the different festivals celebrated throughout the year. This book is ideal for beginner readers who prefer fact to fiction, and is based around a key UK national curriculum topic. Usborne Quicklinks take readers to specially selected websites where they can discover additional information and activities.
Explore the thrilling history of castles and the people who lived in them in the Middle Ages in this simple and exciting introduction. Each page is colourfully illustrated with scenes from medieval life, alongside photographs of historical artefacts, medieval re-enactments and castles that are still standing today. Great reading practice for children who prefer fact to fiction, with internet links to specially selected websites with video clips and more information.
How do ancient things get buried? Who digs them up? And what do they find? Beginner readers can find answers to these questions and more in this colourful information book. Illustrated with stunning photographs and illustrations accompanied by short, informative text developed with reading experts. Includes carefully selected internet-links to exciting websites.
An exciting illustrated book that answers questions such as “who were the ancient Egyptians?” “why did they build pyramids” and “how were mummies made?”. With short, informative text, vivid, full colour illustrations and photographs of Ancient Egyptian artefacts on every page. Includes internet links to age-appropriate websites with games and activities to find out more.
Children can find out what it was like to be a Viking, and learn about Viking homes, feasts, boats, gods and much more in this fascinating book. Colourful illustrations on every page show Viking life in a village and on a raid, alongside full-colour photographs of historical artefacts such as helmets, coins and tools. Perfect for readers who prefer fact to fiction, and those studying the Vikings at school. Internet links take readers to specially selected websites to find out more.
A fascinating first reference book that answers questions such as “who were the ancient Romans?”, “where did they go to eat, shop and wash?” and “what did they do for fun?” Each page is illustrated with scenes from Roman life, plus photographs of Roman artefacts such as mosaics, statues, carvings and coins. Perfect for readers who prefer fact to fiction and those studying the Romans at school, with internet links to specially selected websites with video clips and more information.
This simple information book uncovers the history of Stone Age people and how they lived, from their clothing and houses to monuments such as Stonehenge which still survive today. Full of facts, colourful illustrations and photographs of historical artefacts such as baked pots, tools and jewellery. Ideal for beginner readers who prefer fact to fiction, and those studying the Stone Age at school. Internet links take readers to specially selected websites to find out more.
Find out about Ancient Greece, what people wore, ate and did for fun and learn about some of the most famous philosophers and mathematicians of the age in this compelling book for beginner readers. With light-hearted illustrations and clear, simple text, plus Usborne Quicklinks to take readers to specially selected websites with more information.
Theodor Seuss "Ted" Geisel was an American children's author, political cartoonist, illustrator, poet, animator, screenwriter, and filmmaker. He is known for his work writing and illustrating more than 60 books under the pen name Dr. Seuss.
Moo moo! Hoo hoo! Cock-a-doodle-doo! Oh, the wonderful sounds Mr. Brown can do. Now see if you can do them too!
Oh, the wonderful things Mr. brown can do! He can go like a cow. He can go MOO MOO.
This fabulous and fun book from the one and only Dr. Seuss is ideal for teaching young children all about noises!
With his unique combination of hilarious stories, zany pictures and riotous rhymes, Dr. Seuss has been delighting young children and helping them learn to read for over fifty years. Creator of the wonderfully anarchic Cat in the Hat, and ranking among the UK's top ten favourite children's authors, Seuss is firmly established as a global best-seller, with over 600 million books sold worldwide.
As part of a major rebrand programme, HarperCollins is relaunching Dr. Seuss's bestselling books, including such perennial favourites as The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham and Fox in Socks. In response to consumer demand, the bright new cover designs incorporate much needed guidance on reading levels, with the standard paperbacks divided into three reading strands – Blue Back Books for parents to share with young children, Green Back Books for budding readers to tackle on their own, and Yellow Back Books for older, more fluent readers to enjoy. Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You? belongs to the Blue Back Books range.