True Stories Series

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Book 1
Book 1

True Stories: World War Two

The book contains nine short stories dealing with different aspects of life during World War II. Included is the remarka... MoreTrue Stories: World War Two

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Book 2
Book 2

The Wild West

This is a new addition to the popular "True Stories" series. It contains thrilling stories of heroism, bravery and battl... MoreThe Wild West

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Book 3
Book 3

Polar

This title brings together the thrilling and remarkable stories of the most noted early explorers of the North and South... MorePolar

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Book 4
Book 4

True Stories: World War One

The book contains nine short stories dealing with different aspects of life during World War I. World War I inc... MoreTrue Stories: World War One

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Book 5
Book 5

The First World War

Ten stories of the First World War from people who lived through it, published in association with Imperial War Museums.... MoreThe First World War

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Book 6
Book 6

The Story Behind Chocolate

What is the `food of the gods'? How did Aztecs make their chocolate foamy? When were chocolate chip cookies invented? To... MoreThe Story Behind Chocolate

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Book 7
Book 7

True Desert Adventure Stories

This title includes four new editions in the popular "True Stories" series, each with an arresting new cover. Each book ... MoreTrue Desert Adventure Stories

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Book 8
Book 8

True Sea Adventures

Part of the 'Usborne True Stories' series, this book contains thrilling stories of heroism, bravery and battling the odd... MoreTrue Sea Adventures

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Book 9
Book 9

The Story Behind Silk

How is silk made? Why was the secret of silk kept for so long? What was the Silk Road? To uncover the hidden facts behin... MoreThe Story Behind Silk

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Book 10
Book 10

The Story Behind Soap

Where does the word "soap" come from? What are the active ingredients in soap? How was soap used in the Middle Ages? To ... MoreThe Story Behind Soap

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Book 11
Book 11

True Stories Spies

Ten short stories of real-life spies which are as exciting and engaging as any work of fiction. Contains tales of stealt... MoreTrue Stories Spies

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Book 12
Book 12

True Stories: D-Day

Internet links take readers to recommended websites where they can find out more about D-Day. A new edition to tie in wi... MoreTrue Stories: D-Day

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Book 13
Book 13

True Stories of Second World War - Box Set

A boxed set of three paperback books from the True Stories series: The Blitz, D-Day and The Second World War. Each ... MoreTrue Stories of Second World War - Box Set

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Book 14
Book 14

True Stories Gangsters

A riveting collection of true stories exploring the shadowy underworld of organised (and not so organised) crime. Contai... MoreTrue Stories Gangsters

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Book 15
Book 15

True Stories Crime and Detection

Nine true stories of master criminals and the detectives who foiled them - from serial murderers such as the Yorkshire R... MoreTrue Stories Crime and Detection

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Book 17
Book 17

True Stories Polar Adventures

A collection of true stories of exploration over the icy wastelands of the North and South Poles, including the fated ex... MoreTrue Stories Polar Adventures

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Book 18
Book 18

True Stories of Pirates

A collection of true stories of piracy, from the first pirates of the Ancient World to the Golden Age of Piracy in the s... MoreTrue Stories of Pirates

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Book 19
Book 19

True Stories Heroes

Thirteen short stories of real-life courage and heroism. From firefighters battling a blazing nuclear reactor, to a heli... MoreTrue Stories Heroes

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Book 20
Book 20

True Ghost Stories

This title includes four new editions in the popular "True Stories" series, each with an arresting new cover. Each book ... MoreTrue Ghost Stories

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Book 21
Book 21

True Everest Adventures

This title includes four new editions in the popular "True Stories" series, each with an arresting new cover. Each book ... MoreTrue Everest Adventures

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Book 22
Book 22

True Stories: Second World War

Published in association with the Imperial War Museums.... MoreTrue Stories: Second World War

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Book 23
Book 23

Book of War Stories: True Stories from the First & Second World Wars

This title recounts some of the most famous tales of intrigue, heroism and adventure of the First and Second World Wars,... MoreBook of War Stories: True Stories from the First & Second World Wars

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Book 24
Book 24

True Stories of Escape

Eight true stories of daring breakouts from infamous institutions such as Alcatraz and Devil's Island, detailing the ris... MoreTrue Stories of Escape

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Book 25
Book 25

True Stories: The Blitz

Published in association with the Imperial War Museums.... MoreTrue Stories: The Blitz

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Book 26
Book 26

True Stories Desert Adventures

Only the toughest creatures can survive in these most arid, inhospitable areas of the world and the people in this colle... MoreTrue Stories Desert Adventures

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Book 27
Book 27

True Stories Everest Adventures

A collection of real-life stories: extreme cold, perilous danger and daring exploration, including several stories of tr... MoreTrue Stories Everest Adventures

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Book 28
Book 28

Blitz

The author provides a thrilling collection of stories about the people who experienced one of Britain's darkest hours - ... MoreBlitz

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Book 29
Book 29

The Story Behind Glass

How does lightening form glass? What is obsidian? How is glass recycled? To uncover the hidden facts behind everyday thi... MoreThe Story Behind Glass

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Book 30
Book 30

The Story Behind Rubber

What was the first civilisation to use rubber? How did rubber use develop over the years? What is neoprene? To uncover t... MoreThe Story Behind Rubber

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Book 31
Book 31

The Story Behind Water

What is water? What are the three forms of water? How can we conserve water for the future? To uncover the hidden facts ... MoreThe Story Behind Water

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Book 32
Book 32

True Stories of Crime and Detection

This work brings together a collection of true stories on the subject of crime and detection.... MoreTrue Stories of Crime and Detection

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Book 33
Book 33

True Stories of Heroes

This volume contains stories about the men and women whose extraordinary courage has captured the imagination of million... MoreTrue Stories of Heroes

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Book 34
Book 34

True Stories of the World Wars

A fantastic reference book on the two most important conflicts of the 20th Century; World Wars 1 and 2. It provides deta... MoreTrue Stories of the World Wars

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Book 35
Book 35

True Stories of Gangsters

Offering an approachable insight into key events of the past, this book contains thrilling true tales of the criminal un... MoreTrue Stories of Gangsters

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Book 36
Book 36

True Stories Pack D of 5

This series tells you everything you ever wanted to know about a range of topics, from water and wool to silk and maps. ... MoreTrue Stories Pack D of 5

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Book 37
Book 37

The Story Behind Coal

Why is coal a rock that burns? How did coal form? When was coal first mined? To uncover the hidden facts behind everyday... MoreThe Story Behind Coal

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Book 38
Book 38

The Story Behind Wool

What are the different types of wool? How was wool used in Medieval Times? What is the future of wool? To uncover the hi... MoreThe Story Behind Wool

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Book 39
Book 39

The Story Behind Paper

When did the ancient Chinese begin using paper? How did the Industrial Revolution change the paper industry? How is pape... MoreThe Story Behind Paper

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Book 40
Book 40

The Story Behind Plastic

What are plastics made of? What is Teflon? How is plastic recycled? To uncover the hidden facts behind everyday things, ... MoreThe Story Behind Plastic

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Book 41
Book 41

The Story Behind Maps

Who were the first mapmakers? What was the Vinland Map? How will maps change in the future? To uncover the hidden facts ... MoreThe Story Behind Maps

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Book 42
Book 42

True Stories Pack C of 4

This series tells you everything you ever wanted to know about a range of topics, from water and wool to silk and maps. ... MoreTrue Stories Pack C of 4

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Book 43
Book 43

True Stories Pack B

This cross-curricular series tells the story of a range of topics drawn from across the curriculum, bringing together as... MoreTrue Stories Pack B

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Book 44
Book 44

The Story Behind Coal

Why is coal a rock that burns? How did coal form? When was coal first mined? To uncover the hidden facts behind everyday... MoreThe Story Behind Coal

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Book 45
Book 45

The Story Behind Bread

Why does a bagel have a hole in the middle? When did people eat bread made of straw, clay, and tree bark? Who used to be... MoreThe Story Behind Bread

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Book 46
Book 46

The Story Behind Electricity

How does a lightning rod work? What animals use electricity? Why did Thomas Edison have to build a power station? To unc... MoreThe Story Behind Electricity

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Book 47
Book 47

The Story Behind Cotton

Which country's leader was an expert cotton spinner? Where do people talk about three-coat weather? How many slaves work... MoreThe Story Behind Cotton

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Book 48
Book 48

The Story Behind Oil

Where does oil come from? What is `Greek fire'? How does an oil pump work? To uncover the hidden facts behind everyday t... MoreThe Story Behind Oil

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Book 49
Book 49

The Story Behind Time

How old is Earth? What is a time capsule? How did the Egyptians tell the time? To uncover the hidden facts behind everyd... MoreThe Story Behind Time

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Book 50
Book 50

The Story Behind Gold

How much does a gold bar weigh? Why is gold used in computers? Who was Atalhualpa and why was he murdered? To uncover th... MoreThe Story Behind Gold

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Book 51
Book 51

The Story Behind Gravity

What was Einstein's biggest mistake? How does gravity help us keep fit? What is a wormhole in space? To uncover the hid... MoreThe Story Behind Gravity

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Book 52
Book 52

The Story Behind Diamonds

How do dentists use diamonds? Who sang Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend? What is a blood diamond? To uncover the hidden... MoreThe Story Behind Diamonds

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Book 53
Book 53

The Story Behind Salt

Why is the sea salty? Why is it so easy to float in the Dead Sea? Why do people put salt on icy roads? To uncover the hi... MoreThe Story Behind Salt

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Book 54
Book 54

The Story Behind Toilets

Where can you find a twelve-seater toilet? Why did castle moats smell so disgusting? What was the `Great Stink'? To unco... MoreThe Story Behind Toilets

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Book 55
Book 55

The Story Behind Skyscrapers

How tall is the world's tallest skyscraper? Why is the Leaning Tower of Pisa crooked? Who invented the elevator brake? T... MoreThe Story Behind Skyscrapers

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Book 56
Book 56

Dear Teen Me: Authors Write Letters to Their Teen Selves

Dear Teen Me includes reflections and advice from over 70 YA authors (including Lauren Oliver, Ellen Hopkins, and Na... MoreDear Teen Me: Authors Write Letters to Their Teen Selves

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Book 57
Book 57

True Stories of Ghosts

Is there really such a thing as a true ghost story? The strange tales in this book are all based on actual reports by pe... MoreTrue Stories of Ghosts

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Book 58
Book 58

Stoked! Real Life, Real Surf

Doing Business in China is a comprehensive, thoroughly researched and up-to-date guide to pursuing business opportunitie... MoreStoked! Real Life, Real Surf

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