Author: John Malam

Publisher: Miles Kelly Publishing


Category: Military art and science

Page: 48

View: 770

100 Facts Warriors is bursting with exactly 100 fantastic facts, incredible images and great activities to help children learn everything they need to know about the greatest fighters of all time. 100 Facts Warriors includes key topics about the ultimate fighters throughout history in easily-digestible, numbered facts. Every page features amazing illustrations and photographs that clarify difficult points for children. Essential topics covered in 100 Facts Warriors: What makes a true warrior The most famous figures of all time including Julius Caesar and Napoleon Bonaparte Fighters from fiction and fantasy worlds Examples of 'I don't believe it' fascinating facts: Alexander the Great marched around 32,000 kilometres over the course of his 11-year battle campaign! Underneath Colchester, London and St Albans, there is still a thick layer of burnt earth, left from Boudicca's attacks on them. Viking swords were given names such as Leg-biter and Foot-biter. Activities to make learning accessible and interactive include: Design a shield for a Medieval knight. Think about colours, a pattern for a coat of arms and the textures of wood and leather Quiz question: Which native American tribe did Crazy Horse belong to? As well as being a warrior, Babur was a poet and liked to create magnificent gardens. Use the Internet and books to find out more about him Author: John Malam Consultant: Philip Steele Pages: 48 Age: 6+ Dimensions: 9 X 12 Format: Paperback with holographic foil ISBN: 9781848102644

The Magical History of Britain

Author: Martin Wall

Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited


Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 304

View: 747

The first book to consider British history from a magical perspective, and how these arcane magical themes developed over time.

The Ancient Greeks in 100 Facts

Author: Paul Chrystal

Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited


Category: History

Page: 192

View: 932

These 100 gripping facts on Ancient Greece provide an enjoyable and accessible introduction to one of the world’s great civilisations.

Five Hundred Fun Facts About Japan

Author: DIANE Publishing Company

Publisher: DIANE Publishing


Category: Travel

Page: 125

View: 702

This book offers hundreds of entertaining facts about the Japanese people, including their culture & their history, which has spanned nearly 2,000 years. The facts are arranged by subject: popular culture & mythology; food & drink; religion, festivals, & holidays; arts & crafts; performing arts, movies, & theater; martial arts, sports, games, & traditional healing; media, transportation, & communications; cities & famous places; geography, climate, & the natural world; government; business; education, science, & technology; history & the emperor; & famous people. Many entries tell about that which is unique, the oldest, the most famous, etc.

20 Fun Facts About Basketball

Author: Ryan Nagelhout

Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP


Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 211

Put the ball in the hoop and don’t let the other team score. It sounds simple, but there’s so much more to the game of basketball. This exciting book takes a look at the game in a quick and fun way that will have readers begging for more fun facts. From the highest scoring game and the greatest teams in NBA history to the greats of the women’s game, this book uses vibrant photographs to show the all-time best at the top of their game.

Florida Fun Facts

Author: Eliot Kleinberg

Publisher: Pineapple Press Inc


Category: Reference

Page: 158

View: 287

From theme parks to ballparks, the quirky to the educational, Miami to Tallahassee -- every city and county in Florida are covered in this newly expanded edition: What's responsible for more than 2,800 holes in Palm Beach County? Which came first, St. Augustine or Plymouth Rock? What's Osceola County's biggest city that technically isn't a city at all? Where in Florida can you participate in the King Mango Strut? What Oscar-winning actress hails from the small town of Bascom, Florida? What's bigger, Walt Disney World or New York's Manhattan Island? It's everything you need to know about Florida -- and more!

100 Facts - Gladiators

Projects, Quizzes, Fun Facts, Cartoons

Author: Rupert Matthews

Publisher: Miles Kelly Publishing


Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

View: 592

100 Facts Gladiators is a non fiction book for kids, bursting with detailed historical images, great activities and exactly 100 gladiator facts for kids. Children will learn everything they need to know about these ancient Roman warriors. 100 Facts Gladiators covers key topics about the ancient spectator sport of fighting to the death in straightforward numbered facts. Each fact is accompanied by beautiful illustrations and photographs, which add visual meaning to the information for kids. Essential topics covered in 100 Facts Gladiators: The origins of the gladiators and the first fights Famous gladiators such as Spartacus and the day in the life of a typical gladiator The changing purpose of the arena for entertainment, politics and a place for punishment Examples of 'I don't believe it' fascinating facts: Gladiator helmets were very heavy. They weighed about 7 kilograms twice as much as an army helmet! The Romans loved watching animals that had been trained to perform tricks. One animal trainer put on shows in which an ape drove a chariot pulled by camels. In 165 BC, a play was interrupted when the entire audience left the theatre to watch a gladiatorial show. The actors were left alone in the theatre! Activities to make learning accessible and interactive include: Make a shield with cardboard, string, coloured pencils and scissors Quiz question: What name was given to men who trained gladiators? Recreate the combat of the Andabatae with a game. You will need a blindfold and four or more players Author: Rupert Matthews Consultant: Philip Steele Pages: 48 Age: 6+ Dimensions: 9 X 12 Format: Paperback with holographic foil ISBN: 9781842368787


Author: John Malam

Publisher: Miles Kelly Publishing


Category: Samurai

Page: 48

View: 147

"The rise of the samurai is brilliantly portrayed through 100 facts, fantastic images and fun cartoons. Get the inside story of famous commanders, find out how weapons were made and learn about the clever tactics behind battle formations"--Cover [4].

100 Fascinating Bible Facts

Author: Randy Peterson



Category: Bible

Page: 80

View: 865

This handy book assembles some of the most intriguing information about the Bible. Topics include language and literature, animals and plants, temples and synagogues, everyday life in Bible times, and people and groups. It covers the Magi, unicorns, the Wailing Wall, manna, the star of David, the Nephilim--the giants of old, and many more really interesting subjects. This attractive volume will make a fine and irreplaceable addition to your library of Bible knowledge.

100 Things Star Wars Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die

Author: Dan Casey

Publisher: Triumph Books


Category: Art

Page: 416

View: 805

Perfect for Star Wars fans who think they already know everythingOn May 25, 1977, the world of science fiction, film, and pop culture was changed forever with the release of Star Wars. The beginning of this epic space opera franchise would inspire an expanded universe of creativity, including books, comic books, theme parks, and much more. With extensive back stories, lore, and author Dan Casey's encyclopedic knowledge on the subject, this lively, detailed book explores the characters, storylines, and facts every true Star Wars fan should know. This guide covers the history of how a multibillion-dollar and beloved institution was born and went on to flourish. Dan Casey has collected every essential piece of Star Wars knowledge and trivia, including what infamous, cult classic TV movie introduced beloved bounty hunter Boba Fett, what Star Wars novel was released in 1976 before the first movie premiered, and what animal species is named after Han Solo. Whether you're a fan of the original film trilogy, an avid reader of the books, or can't wait to see what J. J. Abrams does with the next generation of movies, 100 Things Star Wars Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die is the perfect resource for all Star Wars fans looking to increase their knowledge of the storied franchise and look back on the most memorable moments of a galaxy "far, far away."