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  • 101 Facts... Ancient China: History Books for Kids

    by IP Factly

    IP Factly presents... "101 Facts… Ancient China!"Ancient China for Kids - Amazing facts, incredible images and super videos of this awesome civilisation.Ancient history books for kids - a fun and fascinating way for young readers to discover more about ancient China - the origins, society, inventions, wars and army.This ancient China book for children mixes facts, stunning photos and even Videos ... Read more


  • Pompeii...Buried Alive!

    by Edith Kunhardt

    series Step into Reading
    A Step 4 HISTORY reader. "The drama of natural disasters provides prime material to entice young independent readers. In this volume, the account of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius describes village life 2,000 years ago, the eruption itself and its aftermath, and the excitement when the buried town is rediscovered centuries later. A lively and factual glimpse of a devastating moment in history, in ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • Who Was King Tut?

    by Roberta Edwards and 2 more

    series Who Was?
    Ever since Howard Carter uncovered King Tutankhamun’s tomb in 1922, the young pharaoh has become a symbol of the wealth and mystery of ancient Egypt. Now, a two-and-a-half-year-long museum exhibit of Tut’s treasures is touring major cities in the U.S., drawing record crowds. This Who Was . . . ? is complete with 100 black-andwhite illustrations and explains the life and times of this ancient ... Read more

    $8.35 AUD

  • Story of the World, Vol. 1: History for the Classical Child: Ancient Times (Revised Second Edition) (Vol. 1) (Story of the World)

    by Susan Wise Bauer

    series Story of the World #0
    This first book in the four-volume narrative history series for elementary students will transform your study of history. The Story of the World has won awards from numerous homeschooling magazines and readers' polls—over 150,000 copies of the series in print!What terrible secret was buried in Shi Huangdi's tomb? Did nomads like lizard stew? What happened to Anansi the Spider in the Village of the ... Read more

    $21.11 AUD

  • The Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt

    by Elizabeth Payne

    series Landmark Books
    For more than 3,000 years, Egypt was a great civilization that thrived along the banks of the Nile River. But when its cities crumbled to dust, Egypt’s culture and the secrets of its hieroglyphic writings werealso lost. The Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt explains how archaeologists have pieced together their discoveries to slowly reveal the history of Egypt’s people, its pharaohs, and its golden days. ... Read more

    $8.35 AUD

  • The Curse of King Tut's Mummy (Totally True Adventures)

    How a Lost Tomb Was Found

    by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld and 1 more

    series Totally True Adventures
    When the pharoahs of Egypt died, they were mummified and buried in pyramids and tombs with all their riches. But as centuries passed, the tombs were looted and the pharoahs' gold stolen. Then Howard Carter found the greatest Egyptian treasure trove of all—the tomb of King Tut's mummy! But did the amazing treasure come with a deadly curse? ... Read more

    $8.35 AUD

  • The Trojan Horse: How the Greeks Won the War

    by Emily Little

    series Step into Reading
    Illus. in full color. "An ancient history lesson emerges from this account of the way the Greeks tricked the Trojans and rescued Helen of Troy. The book is well tailored to younger readers with careful explanations and short sentences; a pronunciation guide is appended. Drawings portray the story's main events. A nice supplement to units on ancient Greece or mythology."--Booklist. ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • Mummies and Pyramids

    A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #3: Mummies in the Morning

    by Mary Pope Osborne and 2 more

    series Magic Tree House (R) Fact Tracker #3
    The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! Getting the facts behind the fiction has never looked better. Track the facts with Jack and Annie!!When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #3: Mummies in the Morning, they had lots of questions. Why did people make mummies? What was the ... Read more

    $7.03 AUD

  • Vikings

    by Robert Fowke

    series What They Don't Tell You About #30
    Did you know that Vikings liked to slurp blood soup for supper?Highly-practised in the art of thuggery, the Vikings loved their drink, sacrificed humans in the name of religion and didn't bother with school! Any history book will give you the boring facts THEY think you should know, but only this one will tell you what the blood-thirsty Vikings were REALLY like ... ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Ladybird Big Book of Dead Things

    by Ned Hartley and 1 more

    Welcome to the Museum of Dead Things. Your expert guides are here to introduce you to the exhibits, from fierce dinosaurs to exploding dead stars.The Big Book of Dead Things is a funny, stylishly-illustrated non-fiction guide to all things dead and gone. The stylish illustrations and engaging animal characters bring a broad range of topics alive, from dinosaurs and prehistoric animals to astronomy ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Great Sphinx of Giza : The Pharaohs' Eternal Guardian - History Kids Books | Children's Ancient History

    by Baby Professor

    A sphinx is a mythical creature that has a human’s head and a lion’s body. In Ancient Egypt, the sphinx is believed to guard and protect the Pharaohs so it comes as no surprise that you will see its giant statue near a pyramid, a Pharaoh’s burial place. Learn more fun facts about the Great Sphinx of Giza. Grab a copy today! ... Read more

    $5.60 AUD

  • Treasury of Greek Mythology

    Classic Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Heroes & Monsters

    by Donna Jo Napoli

    School Library Journal Best Books of 2011Eureka! Silver Honor Books—California Reading AssociationCapitol Choices 2012 list of Noteworthy Titles for Children and Teens2012 Notable Children's Books—ALSCThe new National Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology offers timeless stories of Greek myths in a beautiful new volume. Brought to life with lyrical text by award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli and ... Read more

    $17.26 AUD

  • The Rise and Fall of the Persian Empire - Ancient History for Kids | Children's Ancient History

    by Baby Professor

    Today, you hear stories and see movies depicting the strength of the Persian Empire. You get to understand how and why Persian leaders made important decisions.studying ancient history will allow you to see, appreciate and learn from the connections of the past and the present. This will lead to better decision making skills. Grab a copy now. ... Read more

    $5.60 AUD

  • Romans Ruled: Fun Poems for Kids about Ancient Rome

    by Paul Perro

    A great collection of entertaining and educational poems for kids, telling amazing stories all about the Ancient Romans. Written in a modern, lively style, these poems are fun to read but also historically accurate.The stories include Romulus and Remus , Spartacus, Hannibal, Boudica, Pompeii, and many more.Charmingly illustrated, this book will appeal to children between the ages of 7 and 12 who ... Read more

    $2.60 AUD

  • DKfindout! Ancient Egypt

    by DK

    series DKfindout!
    DKfindout! Ancient Egypt takes kids back in time to discover what life was like in Ancient Egypt. With beautiful photography, lively illustrations, and key curriculum information, the DKfindout! series will satisfy any child who is eager to learn and acquire facts - and keep them coming back for more!For any kid that can't get enough Egyptian facts, DKfindout! Ancient Egypt is packed with ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • How to Live Like a Roman Gladiator

    by Mariano Epelbaum and 1 more

    series How to Live Like . . .
    Meet Felix, captured in Gaul in 180 CE and taken to Rome to train as a gladiator. He'll show you what it takes to survive these harsh, epic times as he introduces you to:● gladiator school● the Coliseum—the largest-ever amphitheater● battles against lions● hand-to-hand combat in the arenaDo you have the skills and guts to be a Roman gladiator? ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • Socrates's letter

    by Pierre Moessinger

    series Philosophy for children
    An attractive presentation of a fictional letter written by Socrates from prison to his sons shortly before his death that explains the man's philosophies and outlook on life. While the vocabulary and concepts are easy enough for the intended grade level to handle, there are passing references within the letter that may require amplification or further reading.   Excerpt:  For many years I’ve ... Read more

    $1.23 AUD

  • 4th Grade History Book: Mayans and Incas of South America

    Fourth Grade Books Ancient Civilizations

    by Baby Professor

    series Children's Ancient History Books
    The Mayans and Incas of South America were influential people in the region's culture and tradition. Learn about them through this attention-grabbing educational book. By using more pictures and only a few select texts, children are able to understand and absorb historical information better. This is a book your child needs to get better grades in history. Grab a copy today! ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • The Powerful Kings of Mesopotamia - Ancient History Books for Kids | Children's Ancient History

    by Baby Professor

    Mesopotamia saw many powerful kings in its long history of power. In this book, you will get to meet some of the most popular, influential and powerful kings in the kingdom. Who were they and what changes did they implement? After reading this book, who is your favorite Mesopotamian king? ... Read more

    $5.60 AUD

  • Exploring The Great Pyramid of Giza : One of the Seven Wonders of the World - History Kids Books | Children's Ancient History

    by Baby Professor

    It’s amazing to see wonders that are natural and man-made. It’s thrilling to know that these wonders exist in our world. How would you feel if you were given the chance to explore the Great Pyramid of Giza? We created a book so that you can experience the Great Pyramid but without having to fly to Egypt. Enjoy! ... Read more

    $5.60 AUD

  • Great Greeks: Fun Poems for Kids about Ancient Greece

    by Paul Perro

    Here is a great collection of poems for kids, all about the Ancient Greeks.Written in a modern, lively style, these poems are fun to read but also historically accurate, so they are educational too. Charmingly illustrated, this book will appeal to children between the ages of 7 and 12 who are studying or interested in ancient history, as well as to parents of younger children looking for an ... Read more

    $2.64 AUD

  • Ancient History of China

    by Shelia Hollihan-Elliot

    series China: The Emerging Superpower
    China is one of the world's oldest uninterrupted civilizations, and the essential culture and identity of the Chinese people--the Chinese Way--was formed more than 2,000 years ago. This volume chronicles the development of Chinese civilization from Neolithic times, when agriculture revolutionized society, to the early first century A.D., when the Han dynasty's triumph over a usurper firmly ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Norse Mythology: All about Vikings

    Norse Mythology for Kids

    by Baby Professor

    series Children's Norse Folk Tales
    How much do you know about Vikings, other than them being a really brave people? Add more facts to your knowledge of them by going over this wonderfully graphic educational book. Composed of images in vibrant colors, this book will make learning a much more personalized experience. The use of pictures is admirable because these are universal languages that facilitate effective learning strategies. ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • 101 Amazing Facts about Ancient Egypt

    by Jack Goldstein

    Do you know who the ancient Egyptian god of the underworld is? What type of mask would an embalmer wear whilst carrying out the mummification process on a body? Who was the most successful of all the pharaohs? All these questions and more are answered in this fascinating easy-to-read guide to ancient Egypt. Whether you are studying the subject and need access to the important information fast, or ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD