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  • Life-Sized Animal Tracks

    John Townsend

    Hardcover (Book House, Feb. 6, 2018)
    From the footprints of a pygmy shrew to those of a nine-banded armadillo, these animal tracks are LIFE-SIZED and amazing! Follow the tracks . . . and learn all about the animals that made them! This eye-opening guide features to-scale representations of the prints left by mammals and reptiles from across the globe—and a foldout picture of an elephant, too. Accompanied by fascinating tidbits of information, the lifelike illustrations help kids identify creatures by their tracks, and encourage budding naturalists to explore and appreciate their local wildlife.The animals include: African Cheetah * American Alligator * European Rabbit * Gecko * Giant Panda * Grey Wolf * House Mouse * Otter * Polar Bear * Reindeer * Siberian Tiger * Spotted Skunk * and many more!
  • Sitting Bull: The Life of a Lakota Sioux Chief

    Gary Jeffrey

    Hardcover (Book House, Jan. 1, 2005)
  • Kings & Queens of Great Britain: A Very Peculiar History™

    Antony Mason

    Hardcover (Book House, April 1, 2014)
    Which king's guards massacred his supporters by mistake? Who had an oversized tongue and slobbered when he ate? Who survived seven assassination attempts? It wasn't all thrones and scepters for British monarchs. Some were batty, others vicious, and some became much-loved icons. Meet these rulers, discover their bizarre habits, and enjoy quirky stories, fascinating facts, and fun lists.
  • An Ancient Egyptian Tomb

    Jacqueline Morley

    Hardcover (Book House, Sept. 1, 2007)
  • Old Bear

    Jane Hissey

    Hardcover (Book House, Feb. 4, 2020)
    The original classic children's story about a bear and his best friends, now in its 35th year! Once, long ago, Bramwell Brown saw the much-loved Old Bear packed away in a box in the attic. Now, Bramwell knows the time has come to find his forgotten friend and save him from becoming lonelier and lonelier. So, with the help of Little Bear, Duck, Rabbit, and the other toys, he plans a rescue mission. And it's three, two, one, off they go! Jane Hissey’s enchanting picture book about a very special day makes a perfect bedtime story.
  • Samurai Castle

    Fiona MacDonald

    Paperback (Book House, Feb. 19, 2015)
    Take an incredible tour through a Samurai Castle. Explore its relevance to the people who built it and the lives that they led. Stunning cut-away illustrations help lead the reader through the often complex historical periods. Written in a clear, concise style. Contents, glossary, and index.
  • How to Draw Caricatures

    David Antram

    Paperback (Book House, May 28, 2015)
    The How To Draw series takes a highly visual and practical approach to drawing, featuring step-by-step instructions for each art project. This comprehensive drawing handbook covers all aspects of drawing caricatures including essential concepts such as light, tone and composition. Duotone lines highlight each step.
  • Brigadier Gerard: The Complete Collection

    Arthur Conan Doyle

    language (Book House, July 31, 2016)
    This book contains the complete Brigadier Gerard stories stories in the chronological order of their original publication:- The Crime of the Brigadier- The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard- The Adventures of Gerard
  • You Wouldn't Want to Be in the Trenches in World War One!

    Professor Alex Woolf

    Paperback (Book House, Jan. 1, 2014)
    It's August 1914. You are 16-year-old Tommy Atkins, living in London. Set against a backdrop of the war just broken out in Europe, find out what your life was like after joining up and being sent to the trenches. From sharing your bed with rats and lice to a diet of bully beef, bread and biscuits, discover why you really wouldn't want to be a soldier living in a trench during World War One. Handy hints include how to protect your feet from trenchfoot, how to use pigeons as spies, and how to detect enemy tunnelling beneath your trench.
  • You Wouldn't Want To Be In A Medieval Castle!

    Jacqueline Morley

    Paperback (Book House, May 28, 2019)
    You're a country girl in 13th-century England and there s trouble ahead. The year is 1215 and King John is in a power struggle with his barons, lords of Norman-French descent. The king has been forced to sign an agreement with the barons the Magna Carta which gives them the right to overrule the king. But John shows no sign of sticking to the agreement. When some of the angry barons rebel, you find yourself caught up in a terrible siege. The humorous cartoon-style illustrations and the narrative approach placing readers at the centre of the narrative history encourage readers to get emotionally involved with the characters, aiding their understanding of what life would have been like in a medieval castle. Informative captions, a complete glossary and an index make this title an ideal introduction to the conventions of non-fiction texts for young readers. Sample fact: "Spiral stairs must turn clockwise. That gives you elbow-room (if you re right-handed) to swing your sword against an attacker climbing up towards you."
  • Avoid Being a Us Civil War Soldier

    Thomas Ratliff

    Paperback (Book House, March 1, 2004)
    Follows a story from the Battle of Bull Run to the siege at Petersburg - the bloodiest war in American history. Intended for shared and guided reading for Key Stage 2, this book features cartoon style illustrations; and includes captions, a glossary and an index.