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  • Journey

    Format:Hardback  

    A lavishly illustrated account of human journeys with a foreword by Simon Reeve, from Ancient Persian couriers to the ascent of Everest, the invention of Concorde, and the voyage into space itself. Human journeys have arisen from all manner of impulse, from migration Read more

    £25.00
  • Artists

    Format:Hardback  

    A stunning exploration of over 80 famous artists and their fascinating lives, from Giotto to the present day.Artists: Their Lives and Works tells the inspiring stories behind the world's most famous masterpieces and their creators, including their influences, Read more

    £25.00
  • Shakespeare

    Format:Paperback  

    A spectacular and engaging non-fiction Eyewitness guide to one of history's most iconic writers, William ShakespeareDid you know special effects were used in Shakespeare's plays? That devils and ghosts came up through trapdoors in the stage? Find out how in Eyewitness Read more

    £6.99
  • Gandhi

    Format:Paperback  

    Explore the fascinating life and legacy of Mahatma GandhiDK Eyewitness Gandhi is a spectacular and informative guide to one of history's most complex and revered personalities. Striking photographs offer you a unique view of Mahatma Gandhi's legacy, tracing his life Read more

    Also available in eBook
    £6.99
  • Engineers

    Format:Hardback  

    Full of great tales of achievement and ingenuity, Engineers celebrates 80 of the greatest engineers that ever lived and the stamp they have left on the world. Learn all about how their projects have changed the course of history and added to human progress from the men Read more

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    £25.00
  • Mountaineers

    Format:Paperback  

    An epic guide to the most intrepid mountaineers in historyWritten in association with the Royal Geographical Society and The Alpine Club, Mountaineers tells the story of the pioneers who first conquered the giddy heights of our planet. Full of great tales of endurance Read more

    Also available in eBook
    £16.99
  • Great Scientists

    Format:Paperback  

    DK Eyewitness Great Scientists is an exciting and informative guide to the fascinating lives of the world's most famous thinkers, philosophers, inventors, innovators and pioneers. Stunning photographs offer a unique "eyewitness" view of the ideas and innovations that Read more

    Also available in eBook
    £6.99
  • Commanders

    Format:eBook  

    A visual guide to the tactics, campaigns, and genius of the greatest military commanders in historyFrom Alexander the Great's conquest of the known world right up to the generals leading today's campaigns in Afghanistan and Iraq, Commanders casts new light on the Read more

    £13.99
  • Free At Last: The Story of Martin Luther...

    Format:eBook  

    DK Readers will help your child learn to read and encourage a life-long love of reading while they learn about the life of Martin Luther KingEncourage your child to read. They will learn about the life of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., who Read more

    £1.99
  • Leonardo Da Vinci

    Format:eBook  

    Do you know who designed the world's first platform shoes? Or who first used glue as a beauty aid? Eyewitness Leonardo Da Vinci takes a detailed look at the Renaissance period, revealing fascinating facts about the great artist as well as showing everyday life in an Read more

    £3.99
  • Tutankhamun

    Format:eBook  

    Accompany two archaeologists as they discover the tomb of the boy king, Tutankhamun, and all the exquisite jewellery and treasures uncovered inside it. Learn all about his life and death from coming to power at the tender age of nine to the different aspects of his Read more

    £3.99
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