Category:

 History

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

THE TOP 5 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION 2019 'Dalrymple is a superb historian with a visceral understanding of India - A book of beauty' Gerard DeGroot, The Times In August 1765 the East In... read more

The Anarchy: The Relentless Rise of the East India Company

By the bestselling author of The Ship That Never WasJust after Christmas 1803, convict William Buckley fled an embryonic settlement in the land of the Kulin nation (now the Port Phillip area), to take h... read more

The Ghost and the Bounty Hunter: William Buckley, John Batman and the Theft of Kulin Country

INDIE AWARD WINNER 2020They were just boys. And they were to face the horrors of a war more diabolical than any of them could have imagined. This is their story. Hundreds of Australian and New Zealander ... read more

The Lost Boys: The untold stories of the under-age soldiers who fought in the First World War (HB)

Category:

 History

Series:You Wouldn't Want to be...

You are the son of a senior servant living in England in the 1400s. Instead of following in your father's footsteps and becoming a servant, you'd much rather become a knight! During your training, you will discover the tools of the trade, such as your armour, ... read more

You Wouldn't Want to be a Medieval Knight!

Category:

 History

Series:You Wouldn't Want to be...

It's August 1914. You are 16-year-old Tommy Atkins, living in London. Set against a backdrop of the war just broken out in Europe, find out what your life was like after joining up and being sent to the trenches. From sharing your bed with rats ... read more

You Wouldn't Want to be in the Trenches in World War One!