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 Fiction

1661 is a year of destiny for France and its young King, Louis XIV. Cardinal Mazarin, the prime minister who has reigned throughout the king's early years, lies dying. As a fierce power struggle develops to succeed him, a religious brotherhood, guardian of a centuries old secret, al... read more

Nophoto
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 History & Humanities

Roman emperors, Arab scholars, and early travellers were already drawn to and enchanted by the fascination of the land along the Nile. The pyramids of Giza, the temple-city of Karnak, or the Valley of the Kings with the grave of Tutankhamen even today maintain their extraordinar... read more

Egypt (HB)
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From Buddha and Muhammad to King and Mandela, from the discovery of fire to the invention of the World Wide Web, and from Romeo and Juliet to Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, this is a thorough and thoroughly entertaining compendium of important people and events.

History of Just about Everything: 180 Events, People and Inventions That Changed the World
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The one illustrated book that tells the complete, heart-stopping story of the legendary ship.
"A fantastic book... The 882-1/2 answers in this book truly are amazing -- both for the scope of information they cover as well ... read more

882-1/2 Amazing Answers to Your Questions about the Titanic (HB)
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Why is Nelson Mandela a pocket GIANT? Because he personified the struggle against apartheid Because, after twenty-seven years in prison, he sought reconciliation not vengeance Because he bridged the divide between black and white Because he was loved and admired across the globe

Nelson Mandela (Pocket Giants)
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With intricate cut-paper collages that reveal the insides of some of the world's most fascinating structures, this book shows how the purpose of these buildings greatly influenced their designs, locations, and materials used in construction. Full color.

What's Inside?: Fascinating Structures Around the World (HB)
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The Diary of Anne Frank is one of the most famous - and bestselling - books of all time. Yet the girl who wrote it remains an enigma. The real Anne Frank has been lost, hidden behind the phenomenon that her posthumously published Diary produced. This concise biograp... read more

Anne Frank (Pocket Giants)
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Kith is Jay Griffiths's passionate polemic in defence of childhood. In Kith, Jay Griffiths seeks to discover why we deny our children the freedoms of space, time and the natural world. Visiting communities as far apart as West Papua and the Arctic, as well ... read more

Kith: The Riddle of the Childscape
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Edward Jenner is a giant of modern medicine. Throughout history, smallpox had plagued humanity with disfigurement, blindness, and death. It was an incurable blight, the suffering of which Jenner helped bring to an end. Surmising from the immunity of milkmaids tha... read more

Edward Jenner (Pocket Giants)
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Category:

 History & Humanities

Series:Abandoned Places Ser.

Cover-ups and mysteries, are they just a mix of wishful thinking and fantasy that grips the attention of millions of people: was JFK assassinated? Were the moon landings faked? Do secret societies such as the Illuminati control the world? Did Shake... read more

Conspiracy Theories - Mystery and Secrecy (HB)
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Why is Nelson a pocket GIANT? Because he was a brilliant and charismatic war-leader. Because he was a superb naval tactician. Because he saved Britain from Napoleonic invasion. Because he was a 'hero'.

Horatio Nelson (Pocket Giants)
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Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901) was the Shakespeare of opera, the composer of Rigoletto, Il Trovatore, La Traviata, Aida and Otello. The chorus of Hebrew slaves from Nabucco (1842) is regarded in Italy as virtually an alternative national anthem - and the great trage... read more

Giuseppe Verdi (Pocket Giants)
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