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By Anne Frank, Translated by B.M. Mooyaart

Discovered in the attic in which she spent the last years of her life, Anne Frank's remarkable diary has since become a world classic - a powerful reminder of the horrors of war and an eloquent testament to the human spirit. In 1942, with Nazis occupying Holland, a 13-year-old Jewish girl and her family fled their home in Amsterdam and went into hiding. For the next 2 years, until their whereabouts were betrayed to the Gestapo, they and another family lived cloistered in the "Secret Annex" of an old office building. Cut off from the outside world, they faced hunger, boredom, the constant cruelties of living in confined quarters, and the ever-present threat of discovery and death.

In her diary Anne Frank recorded vivid impressions of her experiences during this period. By turns thoughtful, moving, and amusing, her account offers a fascinating commentary on human courage and frailty and a compelling self-portrait of a sensitive and spirited young woman whose promise was tragically cut short. With an introduction by Eleanor Roosevelt.

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Illustrated by Steve Noon

This DK classic is back in a beautiful hardcover edition, telling the 100-year-old story of the Titanic's fateful voyage through vivid original artwork. Young readers will learn and discover how the ship was built and equipped, what kind of passengers and crew she carried, and what facilities she offered onboard. Learn how she struck an iceberg, why she sank so quickly, how many people were saved, and how many lives were lost.

  • Detailed double-page artwork with cutaway scenes tell the tragic story of the 'unsinkable' liner
  • Pictorial details and lively annotation give fascinating insight into the Titanic's construction and the daily life of its passengers and crew, from the start of the maiden voyage to its sinking
  • Covers the official inquiries into the sinking, as well as the discovery of the wreck

Hardcover containing 48 pages.

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By Lucky Coats and Illustrated by Anthony Lewis

The perfect way to discover your favourite Greek Myths! Atticus the Storyteller leaves his family in Crete and sets off on a year-long journey around Greece with his donkey, Melissa, to take part in the great Storytelling Festival near Troy. Wherever he goes, he tells stories to anyone who will listen - sailors, shepherds, actors, athletes, children and grannies. The stories he tells are the myths of Theseus and the Minotaur, Daedalus and Icarus, King Midas, Echo and Narcissus, Perseus and Andromeda, the labours or Heracles, the wanderings of Odysseus, and much, much more. They are linked by the story of Atticus' journey through the ancient sites where the stories originally happened. There is even a map for you to follow!

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