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  • Henry VIII

    By Richard Brassey, Richard Brassey
    Authors:
    Richard Brassey
    Illustrated by:
    Richard Brassey
    The life of Henry VIII is a wonderful subject for Richard Brassey to interpret through his comic, colourful pictures and funny captions. All the essential information is there, concisely and wittily put. With its small paperback format, its 24 pages packed with pictures, it is lots of fun to read and look at and makes the perfect introduction to one of the most famous characters in British history.
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  • How Would You Survive as a Viking

    By Jacqueline Morley
    Authors:
    Jacqueline Morley
  • Hoorah for Mary Seacole

    By Trish Cooke, Anni Axworthy
    Authors:
    Trish Cooke
    Illustrated by:
    Anni Axworthy
    Mary is a brave nurse. When a war starts in the Crimea she sails across the sea to help, and even enters the battlefield!Hopscotch Histories are brand new stories in historical settings, told in under 400 words, perfect for children who are building up their reading confidence
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  • Hopscotch Histories: Tutankhamun and the Golden Chariot

    By Damian Harvey, Graham Philpot
    Authors:
    Damian Harvey
    Illustrated by:
    Graham Philpot
    Young Tutankhamun is given a golden chariot, but he's not allowed to ride it outside the palace gates. How can he prove himself the greatest chariot racer?Hopscotch Histories are brand new stories in historical settings, told in under 400 words, perfect for children who are building up their reading confidence.
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  • Harry's Hat

    By Sue Graves, Belinda Worsley
    Authors:
    Sue Graves
    Illustrated by:
    Belinda Worsley
    Harry got a new hat for his birthday. But will he ever be allowed to wear it?
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  • A Horse Called Deathblow

    By Karen Wallace
    Authors:
    Karen Wallace
    Bright, page turning stories that bring history to life, with historially accurate information and fact sections to reinforce learning.In this story, Arthur Knucklebone knew that working for King Henry VIII wouldn't beeasy, but he didn't expect to take the King's place in a jousting duelagainst the French champion!
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  • Hopscotch Myths: Romulus and Remus

    By Mick Gowar, Andrew Breakspeare
    Authors:
    Mick Gowar
    Illustrated by:
    Andrew Breakspeare
    A wolf finds baby twins abandoned in the woods and raises them as her own. As they grow up, they can't stop fighting. Both of them want to build a great new city, but only one of them will succeed ...
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  • Held to Ransom

    By Anthony Masters, Tim Sell
    Authors:
    Anthony Masters
    Illustrated by:
    Tim Sell
    Nicola ran back to the hotel -- straight into the arms of her kidnappers! HELP! She struggled to get free as the gang dragged her into the back of the car and sped off at high speed. What did the kidnappers want? Could Nicola escape?
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  • Humpty Dumpty's Great Fall

    By Alan Durant, Leah-Ellen Hemming
    Authors:
    Alan Durant
    Illustrated by:
    Leah-Ellen Hemming
    Humpty Dumpty is a broken egg beside a wall. Was he pushed? This looks like another nursery crime!
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  • Hopscotch Histories: Eric Bloodaxe the Viking King

    By Damian Harvey, Ross Collins
    Authors:
    Damian Harvey
    Illustrated by:
    Ross Collins
    Eric Bloodaxe is a fierce Viking. A shepherd boy must deliver a special helmet to Eric before he is crowned king. Can he find Eric in time?Hopscotch Histories are brand new stories in historical settings, told in under 400 words, perfect for children who are building up their reading confidence.
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  • Hastings

    By Gary Smailes, Ollie Cuthbertson
    Authors:
    Gary Smailes
    Illustrated by:
    Ollie Cuthbertson
    Take up your weapons and prepare to fight your own battle in these all-action, interactive adventures, in which you take part in epic battles from throughout history.It is 1066, and Harold Godwinson has been crowned King of England. A mighty army has journeyed from Normandy, Breton and France to crush Harold's forces at what will become remembered as the Battle of Hastings. You are William the Conqueror, Duke of Normandy and leader of one of the largest invasion forces ever. You must command your army and position your forces to defeat the English, and claim the crown that is rightfully yours...
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  • Hiroshima

    By Stewart Ross
    Authors:
    Stewart Ross
    Looks at some of the most well-known places in modern history and explores why they are remembered.
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  • Hansel and Gretel

    By Anne Walter, David Lopez
    Authors:
    Anne Walter
    Illustrated by:
    David Lopez
    Hansel and Gretel are lost in the woods, when they discover a house made of gingerbread! but when they start eating, a wicked old witch opens the door...
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    Hartslove

    By K.M. Grant, K.M. Grant
    Authors:
    K.M. Grant, K.M. Grant
    Young Daisy and her six brothers and sisters love Hartslove, the crumbling castle that has been in their family for hundreds of years. But their kind but feckless father, scarred by his experiences in the Crimean War, and by his wife's desertion, is drinking the family money away. Then he puts Hartslove up for sale: he has spent his remaining money on a young, wild, horse. Daisy, passionate about her home and her family, is determined that the horse is the One; that he will win the Derby and save them all. But not everyone at Hartslove is on Daisy's side, and rich people are descending on the castle every day with an eye on snapping it up for themselves. With only months to go before the Derby, can Daisy and her wild brother Garth overcome the odds and lead The One to glory?
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  • House and Home

    By Dereen Taylor
    Authors:
    Dereen Taylor
    The 'Popcorn' series aims to develop children's knowledge and understanding of the world by covering a wide range of topics in a fun, colourful and interactive way. Each title has a lively design, engaging text and features an activity at the end of each book. The titles have been written in conjunction with a literacy consultant to ensure the text is completely appropriate for the age-range.
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  • Horse Riding

    By Jillian Powell
    Authors:
    Jillian Powell
    Horse Riding follows Josh as he goes to his local horse riding club.
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  • History

    By Moira Butterfield
    Authors:
    Moira Butterfield
    Each title of The Olympics examines the the Olympic Games from ancient times, then the revival of the 1890s through to today's multi-million pound business. From the history of the games to which events are included and why, and from scandals to record breakers, The Olympics puts the reader at the centre of the action with fact-packed text, dramatic full-colour photos, facts and statistics.
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  • Holidays

    By James Nixon
    Authors:
    James Nixon
    Holidays in the past were very different to holidays today but some things haven't changed. We still to the beach, go swimming and go camping. Explore what has changed and what is the same in this informative photographic book.Part of the How Have Things Changed series - eight brilliant books covering all aspects of our day-to-day lives.
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  • Henry VIII

    By Harriet Castor
    Authors:
    Harriet Castor
    Exciting stories about famous people, outlining their lives and the important events which made them memorable. Every page features easy-to-follow text and a black-and-white line drawing to help bring these events to life. Each title gives further facts about the famous person and the times in which he or she lived, plus a comprehensive time line detailing key dates. Henry VIII is an exciting tale of kings and queens, jousting knights and grisly executions. It explains how Henry took power away from the Church in his quest for an heir to inherit his kingdom.
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  • Henry VIII

    By Harriet Castor
    Authors:
    Harriet Castor
    Exciting stories about famous people, outlining their lives and the important events which made them memorable. Every page features easy-to-follow text and a black-and-white line drawing to help bring these events to life. Each title gives further facts about the famous person and the times in which he or she lived, plus a comprehensive time line detailing key dates. Henry VIII is an exciting tale of kings and queens, jousting knights and grisly executions. It explains how Henry took power away from the Church in his quest for an heir to inherit his kingdom.
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