100 History Series 5 Books Collection Set
In this Set: 100 People Who Made History, 100 Events, 100 Inventions, 100 Scientists, 100 Women
100 People Who Made History: Meet the People Who Shaped the Modern World
Get ready to rub shoulders with the stars! It's time to meet the most amazing people
who have ever lived. Great thinkers, revolutionary leaders, daring explorers,
powerhouse politicians, clever inventors, skilled artists, sporting legends, and
music icons have all changed the course of history and left their mark on the
world. This exciting reference book for children shares their personal stories
and showcases their achievements as never before Part of DK's best-selling top
100 series, 100 People Who Made History is a who's who of the great and the
good, across nations far and wide. From Marco Polo to Marie Curie and William
Shakespeare to Walt Disney, history's movers and shakers are united in the pages
of this landmark title. Each personal profile is defined by engaging
illustrations, accessible biographies, and unexpected facts to entertain and
enlighten. This roll call of famous faces will keep young readers returning to
this book again and again.
100 Events That Made History
From the start of the Silk Road to the Space Race, from prehistoric people
to September 11, this history book for children book has it all! Strap yourself
in for a historical rollercoaster ride as 100 Events That Made History brings
the major moments of the past to life in an unforgettable way. Get the inside
track on some of the biggest events that changed our world, such as the
Reformation, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Mongol invasions, the ancient Olympic
games, and the Black Death. Find out how the assassination of Archduke Franz
Ferdinand led to World War 1, and how Hitler stoked the fires that ushered in
World War 2.
Covered in this history book for kids aged 8-13 are the times the greatest minds and talents known to humankind shared their work and ideas - including Charles Darwin, Confucius, Gandhi, the suffragettes, Leonardo da Vinci, and Martin Luther King.
Also included are some of the terrible events of human history, such as the sinking of the Titanic, the partition of India, Apartheid, and the Chernobyl disaster. Incredible photography and colourful illustrations make 100 Events That Made History an amazing resource for young history lovers.
100 Inventions That Made History
Get the inside story on the world's most incredible inventions that made history and
transformed the way we live today. This fun-packed reference title for children
charts the brilliant breakthroughs of great geniuses from ancient times through
centuries of technological progress to today's modern era. Part of the
best-selling top 100 series, 100 Inventions That Made History comes full of
inventions and ideas, from aeroplanes, batteries, and chocolate, to video games,
wheels, and X-rays - and not forgetting the little gadgets and gizmos we
couldn't live without! Each profile provides an in-depth exploration of an
important invention, while the galleries present a selection of inventions on a
shared theme, all aimed at the younger reader. 100 Inventions That Made History will open your eyes to a world of wonder, ensuring you never look at anything in the same way again. Be inspired with some ideas of your own and you may become an inventor of the future.
100 Scientists Who Made History
From brainy biologists and clever chemists to magnificent mathematicians and
pioneering physicists, discover 100 remarkable scientists who shaped our world.
Containing a universe of knowledge, 100 Scientists Who Made History tells the
story of the people who increased our grasp of almost everything around us. From
Aristotle and Rosalind Franklin, to Marie Curie and Stephen Hawking and Brian
Cox, get the low down on the people whose thirst for knowledge has shaped the
way we live today.With beautiful photography and illustrations, 100 Scientists Who Made History is a fascinating look at the most important scientists and their
discoveries. It's the perfect way for kids to meet science's most important
100 Women Who Made History: Remarkable Women Who Shaped Our World
Celebrating the fantastic women who changed history, this reference book for
children tells the intriguing life-stories of Joan of Arc, the Suffragettes,
Rosa Parks, Oprah Winfrey, J.K. Rowling, Malala Yousafzai, and more. Super
scientists such as Marie Curie, clued-up creatives like Emily Dickinson, sports
successes such as Serena Williams, and political pioneers like Angela Merkel all
feature in 100 Women Who Made History. You'll discover how Ada Lovelace became
the first computer programmer and how brave Harriet Tubman helped enslaved
people escape to freedom. Featuring beautiful photographs, engaging text, and
zingy illustrations, this book takes readers on a rollercoaster ride through
women's history, from Ancient Greece right up to the modern day. Showing that
it's not just a man's world, 100 Women Who Made History is a children's history
book that is for anyone who wants to get the inside story on how women have
shaped the world we live in.
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