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  • 5 stars across 13 books
    Writer and historian David Long is the author of the acclaimed Animals' VC: For Gallantry and Devotion and more than twenty other books. Jet the Rescue Dog is his first for younger readers. David is currently working on a second non-fiction book for children, The Man Who Sucked Blood From a Shark.
    5th October 2017

    Survivors

    Winner of the Best Book With Facts Blue Peter Book Award 2017 Beautifully presented in a large, paperback format, and f... More

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    4th September 2014

    Jet the Rescue Dog: ... and other extraordinary stories of animals in wartime

    As mascots, messengers, rat-catchers and even spies, animals have long marched into war alongside servicemen and women. ... More

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    23rd September 2015

    Diary of a Time Traveller

    From William Shakespeare to Christopher Colombus, travel back in time and meet some of history's most illustrious and ... More

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    24th February 2014

    Survivors

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    7th May 2015

    Early Reader Non Fiction: Dinosaurs

    Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A green Early Reader is a first factbook. It... More

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    1st September 2016

    The Battle of Passchendaele: Band 18/Pearl

    In 1917, during World War I, the battle of Passchendaele was fought on the Western Front in Belgium. Find out why the ... More

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    1st October 2015

    Diary of a Time Traveler: Travel the Globe and Meet History's Most Interesting Characters

    Meet some of history's most illustrious and interesting characters in this book that visits key moments of the past from... More

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    28th September 2017

    Pirates Magnified: With a 3x Magnifying Glass

    Ahoy shipmate! Grab your magnifying glass and seek out history's most notorious pirates in this swashbuckling search-and... More

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    22nd September 2017

    War School for Dogs: Band 16/Sapphire

    During the First World War, the British War Dog School was set up. Find out how it trained dogs to carry messages alon... More

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    8th March 2018

    The National Archives: The Buildings That Made London

    Take an incredible journey through the streets of London and see beautiful buildings as you've never seen them before! A... More

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      Jaw-dropping true stories. Survival against the odds. The power of the human spirit. These are just a few of the tag lines that sum up David Long’s in...

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      This is an absolutely gripping and unputdownable anthology of true tales of survival, grit, hope and endurance which defy belief. 
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      I really liked his book. Augustus the time traveller tells of his travels through time and the people he meets in a really up to date, modern way. Sta...