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Books published by publisher Peter Bedrick Books

  • Nicobobinus

    Terry Jones, Michael Foreman

    Library Binding (Peter Bedrick Books, April 1, 1986)
    Nicobobinus and his friend Rosie go in search of the Land of Dragons and find more adventure than they'd bargained for
  • Heroes, Gods & Emperors from Roman Mythology

    Kerry Usher, John Sibbick

    Hardcover (Peter Bedrick Books, May 1, 1992)
    A retelling of the great tales of heroes and gods from Roman mythology and history provides an introduction to ancient Roman history, culture, and beliefs.
  • Celtic Mythology

    Proinsias Mac Cana

    Paperback (Peter Bedrick Books, Jan. 1, 1992)
    Analyzes the development of mythological traditions stemming from Ireland and various other areas of ancient Europe
  • A Roman Villa: Inside Story

    Jacqueline Morley, John James

    Hardcover (Peter Bedrick Books, Nov. 1, 1992)
    Explores the construction and daily activities in and around an ancient Roman country villa, with fine illustrations depicting the luxury of the Roman baths and banquets, the slaves' quarters, the making of ancient wine and olive oil, and more.
  • A Florentine Merchant

    Giovanni Caselli, Sergio

    Library Binding (Peter Bedrick Books, Sept. 1, 1986)
    Presents a story of a rich merchant and his household in northern Italy in the late fourteenth century, seen from the viewpoint of a slave, depicting the merchant's life in the town of Prato
  • Simon the Swan: A Sequel to the Lord of the Rushie River

    Cicely Mary Barker

    Hardcover (Peter Bedrick Books, April 1, 1989)
    In an effort to make his father proud, a young swan embarks on a dangerous quest in the wide world
  • Druids, Gods & Heroes from Celtic Mythology

    Anne Ross, Roger Garland

    Paperback (Peter Bedrick Books, April 1, 1994)
    Presents a collection of myths about Fionn, Cu Chuliann, and other Celtic heros and briefly describes the civilization that created them
  • Wild Swans

    Hans Christian Andersen, Angela Barrett

    Paperback (Peter Bedrick Books, May 1, 1990)
    Eleven brothers who have been turned into swans by their evil stepmother are saved by their beautiful sister
  • Robert the Bruce, King of Scots

    Ronald McNair Scott

    Hardcover (Peter Bedrick Books, April 1, 1989)
    Robert the Bruce had himself crowned King of Scots at Scone on a frozen March morning in 1306. After years of struggle, Scotland had been reduced to a vassal state by Edward I of England and its people lived in poverty. On the day he seized the crown Bruce renewed the fight for Scotland's freedom, and let forth a battle cry that would echo through the centuries. Using contemporary accounts, Ronald McNair Scott tells the story of Scotland's legendary leader, and one of Europe's most remarkable medieval kings. It is a story with episodes as romantic as those of King Arthur, but also one which belongs in the annals of Scottish History, and has shaped a nation.
  • A History of the Jewish People in the Time of Jesus: From Herod the Great to Masada

    Peter Connolly

    Library Binding (Peter Bedrick Books, July 1, 1987)
    Text, pictures, photographs, and maps present the history of the Jews from the reign of Herod the Great through the governance of Pontius Pilate to the destruction of the Temple and the siege at Masada.
  • The Great Deeds of Superheroes

    Maurice Saxby, Robert R. Ingpen

    Hardcover (Peter Bedrick Books, Nov. 1, 1990)
    A collection of tales relating the deeds of heroic figures through the ages such as King Arthur, Roland, Cuchulain, Samson, and Jason.
  • Leonardo da Vinci: Artist, Inventor and Scientist of the Renaissance

    Francesca Romei, Sergio Ricciardi, Andrea Ricciardi, Leonardo DaVinci

    Hardcover (Peter Bedrick Books, Feb. 9, 2001)
    Leonardo da Vinci has become the definition of the "Rennaissance man." His accomplishments in painting and sculpture, music and mathematics, and engineering and architecture have endured for centuries. The Renaissance was a watershed for European artisitc and scientific accomplishment and da Vinci led the way. He exemplified a new perspective, seeking to explore and control the forces of nature, and to extend the frontiers of human knowledge.