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Horrible Science: Body Owner's Han

Arnold, Nick
In this guide you'll discover a range of body bits and fantastic features you didn't even know you had, including an auto-repair function, a built-in cooling system, top-of-the-range sensory equipment, and waste disposal.

A World of Discovery

Brown, James

Donegal Tales : Stories from the Western Hills of Ireland

Casserley, Anne Thomasine

Timelines of World History

Chisholm, Jane
A gorgeously illustrated guide to the history of the world, from wars and revolutions to ground-breaking inventions, discoveries and artistic movements. With over 3,500 key dates from the Stone Age to the year 2000, organised geographically so readers can compare what was happening in different parts of the world.

Fionn and the Fianna

Collinge, Declan

Pompeii (The Roman World)

Connolly, Peter
2000 years ago, Mount Vesuvius erupted burying the town of Pompeii beneath layers of ash and pumice. Much of the town had been preserved by the volcanic eruption, giving us a fascinating insight into Roman life. Peter Connolly brings every detail of Pompeii vividly to life with his intricate artwork, text and photographs from the site.

Horrible Histories Gruesome Guides: Dublin

Deary, Terry
HORRIBLE HISTORIES GRUESOME GUIDES: DUBLIN takes his readers on a gore-tastic tour of the streets of Dublin, exposing all of its most scurrilous secrets. Tourists can plot their path to the past - picnic with pirates at St Stephen's Green, creep around the cruel cathedrals and then head to dreadful Dublin castle.

Woeful Second World War

Deary, Terry
All the foul facts about the WOEFUL SECOND WORLD WAR are ready to uncover, including why the blitzed Brits ate chicken-fruit, sinkers and nutty, what really happened in Dad's Army and how to make a rude noise with a gas mask.

Rotten Romans

Deary, Terry
Discover all the foul facts about the Rotten Romans in this classic Horrible Histories title. These bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans. With a striking newspaper look throughout!

Awesome Egyptians (Horrible Histories)

Deary, Terry
Readers can discover all the foul facts about the AWESOME EGYPTIANS, including why some pharaohs wore false beards, which king had the most blackheads and revolting recipes for 3000 year old sweets. These bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

Horrible History of Britain and Ireland

Deary, Terry
The blood-curdling history of Britain! All the foul facts from the murky pasts of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales revealed in full-colour. Local history with the nasty bits left in!

Horrible History of the World

Deary, Terry
THE HORRIBLE HISTORY OF THE WORLD presents the foul but fascinating story of humans from brain-nibbling Neanderthals to terrified teenage soldiers in the twentieth century. Discover why Alexander the Great banned beards, what smelly sport was played by samurai warriors and who tried to bump off her enemies with a cake made with poisoned bath-water.