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History books for children of all ages from Usborne Children's Books

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Usborne history books help children learn about Britain's past, and that of the wider world, with flap books and sticker books packed with historical detail, and beautifully illustrated encyclopedias and narrative histories that describe key events, famous people, inventions and discoveries.

Interactive learning with history sticker books


Usborne history sticker books are illustrated with pictures, paintings and photographs of artefacts and include fascinating facts and historical detail. Written with the help of experts, they are a fun and informative way to learn about people, places and events of the past.

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Pharaoh with bird headDiscover ancient civilizations

  • Explore Ancient Egypt, and its pharaohs, mummies and pyramids with sticker books, flap books and encyclopedias.
  • Get hands-on in Rome with an amphitheatre to construct and See inside flap books and sticker books. See all the Romans books.
  • Discover Ancient Greece, through retellings of the Greek myths, including the Trojan War, and more.

See inside history booksBring history alive

Usborne See inside flap books have superb artwork reconstructions with fascinating details that bring history alive, and even more information to discover beneath the flaps.

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Cover: See inside history of Britain"A fun way to be introduced to history. I wish I had this book when I was in primary school!"

London Mums Magazine review of See inside history of Britain

Latest history titles

Life in the Middle Ages sticker book

Life in the Middle Ages sticker book

A funny historical sticker book full of busy scenes from life in the Middle Ages, to be completed with the stickers provided.


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Ice age sticker book

Ice age sticker book

A light-hearted and humorous sticker book that treks back twenty thousand years to take a look at how people lived in the last great ice age.


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Usborne Quicklinks

Quicklinks for internet-linked books

Usborne history books are enhanced with links to websites with animations, interactive lessons, games and virtual tours via the Usborne Quicklinks website.

Most popular history titles

Hand-picked Victorians collection

"Usborne produce quality children's books... They have produced books about the world wars which are accessible, informative and engaging"

Kieran Whitworth, Imperial War Museums

Hand-picked Second World War collection

Understanding Britain's past

Books on Britain

The Usborne History of Britain tells the story of Britain from prehistoric times to the 21st century. Each book describes key events as well as social, economic and political developments, with a stunning range of illustrations from medieval manuscripts to Victorian railway posters. Usborne Beginners, for young readers, include beautifully illustrated introductions to the Celts and Elizabeth I.

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Cover: Encyclopedia of World History"It would be an excellent 'spine' for your history studies... These internet links would have taken me ages to source, this book has done it all for you."

The Curriculum Choice review of Encyclopedia of World History

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