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Spymaster

by Deborah Chancellor Bloomsbury Publishing (October 09, 2014)

Working in the dark shadows of Elizabeth I's glory, the spymaster Sir Francis Walsingham protects his queen with plots, entrapment and torture. When Kit is forced into Walsingham's service, he is horrified at...


The Grasshopper's Run

by Siddhartha Sarma Bloomsbury Publishing (May 03, 2011)

Just as the invasion begins, an ambitious and vicious Japanese officer orders the massacre of a village of the Ao Naga tribe. Among those killed is Uti, grandson of the eldest Ao chief.

Gojen is his best friend,...


The Great Big Big George Book of Stories

by Eric Pringle & Colin Paine Bloomsbury Publishing (August 01, 2011)

'This book is about England's very first visitor from Outer Space . . .'

When Big George crash-lands into the middle of a medieval forest, he is completely out of his depth . . . until he makes friends with Tilly...


Iggy the Urk: BOOOM!

by Alan MacDonald & Mark Beech Bloomsbury Publishing (August 01, 2011)

Old Grumbly, a massive volcano that looms over the Urk valley, has begun to rumble and many Urks fear The End of the World is nigh. They agree that the only way to avoid catastrophe is for someone to climb the...


Euuugh! Eyeball Stew!

by Alan MacDonald & Mark Beech Bloomsbury Publishing (April 04, 2011)

Iggy discovers a young member of the Henna tribe lost in the jungle (Henna, so-named for their fiery red hair and penchant for covering their faces in mud). The girl is wearing some rare and precious firestones,...


Wolf Blood

by N.M. Browne Bloomsbury Publishing (July 04, 2011)

A Celtic warrior girl is held captive and enslaved by a rival tribe. When fever takes her only friend she knows she must escape, but she runs straight into the path of two Roman foot soldiers. Thinking they...


Poppy

by Mary Hooper Bloomsbury Publishing (May 08, 2014)

Poppy is young, beautiful and clever Â? and working as a parlourmaid in the de Vere family's country house. Society, it seems, has already carved out her destiny.

But Poppy's life is about to be thrown dramatically...


Red Shadow

by Paul Dowswell Bloomsbury Publishing (May 08, 2014)

Russia, 1940. Fifteen-year-old Misha's life is about to transform when his father is offered a job in Stalin's inner circle. They move into a luxurious apartment in the Kremlin, but doubts about the glorious...


The Book of the Sword

by A.J. Lake Bloomsbury Publishing (December 06, 2012)

Snatched by a dragon at the end of book one, Edmund and Elspeth awake to find themselves soaring over the frozen wastes of the Snowlands, hundreds of miles from home.

Escaping the dragon's clutches, they are...


The Ghost of the Trenches and other stories

by Helen Watts & Taffy Thomas Bloomsbury Publishing (April 24, 2014)

As the Great War raged, and in its aftermath, people created hundreds of legends and stories round it, to speak of the sadness, the heroism, the deaths. Author Helen Watts and storyteller Taffy Thomas bring...


War Games

by James Riordan Bloomsbury Publishing (September 12, 2013)

It's Christmas Eve, 1914, and there's a war on. British and German

soldiers sit in the muddy trenches either side of No Man's Land, as

deadly enemies. Suddenly, a strange sound fills the air. A German voice

is...


Boy King

by David Belbin Bloomsbury Publishing (October 01, 2013)

Young Edward VI is crowned king upon the death of his father, Henry VIII - but he is only nine years old. How can he fight his way through the treacherous adult world to claim the sovereignty he is entitled...


Soldier's Son

by Garry Kilworth & Ann Kilworth Bloomsbury Publishing (September 12, 2013)

This is a fast-paced action story of a young boy's experience in the battlefields of the Crimea. The tale supports the Victorian Britain study of Key Stage 2 History.


Knights' Tales: The Knight of Sticks and Straw

by Terry Deary & Helen Flook Bloomsbury Publishing (December 01, 2009)

Cristina is just a frightened servant girl who works in the palace.

Until, that is, she gets tangled up in a cunning plot. She will be

crucial in the success of the great knight El Cid's last battle and the

safety...


The War Game

by Terry Deary Bloomsbury Publishing (August 01, 2013)

Stories of the First World War from the bestselling Terry Deary, author of the hugely successful Horrible Histories. Flanders, 1914. The German and British soldiers in the trenches make an unofficial Christmas...


The Pigeon Spy

by Terry Deary Bloomsbury Publishing (September 12, 2013)

Stories of the First World War from the bestselling Terry Deary, author of the hugely successful Horrible Histories. Flanders 1918. The extraordinary true story of a pigeon who saved nearly 200 lives. A troop...


Knights' Tales: The Knight of Spurs and Spirits

by Terry Deary & Helen Flook Bloomsbury Publishing (July 01, 2010)

The violent and cruel Sir Robert Hylton terrorises his servants in

grand Hylton Castle. Whilst they suffer from cold, hunger and his

temper, Sir Robert drinks wine and sits by the fire. When his violence

goes one...


Knights' Tales: The Knight of Silk and Steel

by Terry Deary & Helen Flook Bloomsbury Publishing (July 01, 2010)

The locals all fall off their tavern stools with surprise when a

strange figure arrives to the village. He says he is a knight, and he

does have a magnificent horse and a gleaming silver sword. But he is

wearing......


The Skull

by Christian Darkin Bloomsbury Publishing (August 01, 2013)

It seemed as though a dragon, for it could be nothing else, had reared out of the ground in the night . . . and then been turned to stone by the first rays of the dawn sun.

Starting with the living beast, the...


My Brother's Keeper

by Tony Bradman & Tom Bradman Bloomsbury Publishing (April 24, 2014)

A novel of the First World War. Alfie signs up for the army aged just 15, carried away by patriotic fervour at the start of the Great War. But life in the trenches is very far from his dreams of glory. It's...


World War 1 Tales: The Bomber Balloon

by Terry Deary Bloomsbury Publishing (September 12, 2013)

Stories of the First World War from the bestselling Terry Deary, author of the hugely successful Horrible Histories. November 1916 - the war on the Home Front.

Millie is being told off for breaching the blackout...


The Last Flight

by Terry Deary Bloomsbury Publishing (August 01, 2013)

Stories of the First World War from the bestselling Terry Deary, author of the hugely successful Horrible Histories. France 1917 - the war in the air. An air observer is shot down behind enemy lines and meets...


Land of the Gods

by Sally Prue Bloomsbury Publishing (August 11, 2016)

"If they were Romans I was done for: they'd tear me apart, bit by bit, and enjoy doing it..."

When Lucan sees a legion of Roman soldiers near his village it definitely makes sense to hide. But hiding in a wagon...


The Eagle of Rome A Lottie Lipton Adventure

by Dan Metcalf Bloomsbury Publishing (July 28, 2016)

Welcome to the British Museum, home to Lottie Lipton: nine-year-old investigator extraordinaire!

When a collection of Roman treasures comes to the museum, Lottie, Uncle Bert and Reg discover the legendary code...


The Catacombs of Chaos A Lottie Lipton Adventure

by Dan Metcalf Bloomsbury Publishing (July 28, 2016)

Welcome to the British Museum, home to Lottie Lipton: nine-year-old investigator extraordinaire!

Lottie has lived in the British Museum all her life - she thought she knew it like the back of her hand! But when...


One Day in Oradour

by Helen Watts Bloomsbury Publishing (May 09, 2013)

On a hot summer afternoon in 1944, SS troops wiped out an entire French village. 644 men, women and children died that day. Just one child survived. This book tells the story of what happened in Oradour, and...


Shakespeare Tales: Macbeth

by Terry Deary Bloomsbury Publishing (April 07, 2016)

Orphaned pot-girl Mary has buckets of stage blood to clear up under the horrible gaze of Master 'Foulbrew'. Can she find a way to escape her revolting master?

Meanwhile, on stage, Lady Macbeth wants to be queen...


Katy Parker and the House that Cried

by Margaret Mulligan Bloomsbury Publishing (September 10, 2015)

When Katy is assigned a history project on World War Two, she moans and groans with the rest of her class. Work? During half term? Simply not fair! But when Katy and her brother wake to find them themselves...