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The author rescues a monarch egg from a dead milkweed plant and raises the caterpillar until it turns into a butterfly.Show more
Presidents that were avidly involved in sports and recreation both before, during, and after their presidencyShow more
From the Silk Road to the Space Race and beyond, this audiobook for kids captures key turning points in human history. This audiobook brings history alive, exploring major moments of the past in an unforgettable way. You will find out how the Indus Valley civilization came up with the world's first sewage system, the ideals behind the ancient Olympics Games, and what led to the Cuban Missile Crisis. Pioneering activists are also featured, such as Dr Martin Luther King, Nelson Mandela, and Rosa Parks - incredible people who bravely fought for equality in the society. The audiobook details the deadliest wars, including Roman conquests and World War II. It also follows the story of human exploration and some of the greatest scientific discoveries, such as Newton's laws of motion. Also included are some of the terrible events of human history, such as the sinking of the Titanic, the partition of India, South African Apartheid, and 9/11. Packed with all the key social, political, economical, and technological events that have shaped our modern world, 100 Events That Made History is the book for young history buffs everywhere. © 2016 Dorling Kindersley Ltd © 2020 DK AudioShow more
Do you know what the ancient Romans used instead of soap? Which emperor made his horse into a senator? Who was the god of music, light and truth? And how would a gladiator request an honourable death in battle? John Harnish answers all these questions and more as he takes us on a fascinating trip through the ancient Roman world. Whether you're studying this amazing period in history, or are simply interested in how our ancestors lived, this is the perfect audiobook for you.Show more
Do you know in which castle the world's oldest football was found? What is the correct term for the person in charge of a buttery? How do you tell the difference between a trebuchet and a mangonel? And what on earth is an oubliette? In this fascinating audiobook, narrator Charles King answers all these questions and more as he introduces us to over one hundred facts about castles. So if you want to know the history of castles from the early beginnings through to their golden age and final decline, this is the perfect audiobook for you!Show more
Did you know that an old tradition in Scandinavia tells of a Yule Goat who wanders around villages ensuring people have properly prepared for Christmas and demanding presents from everyone? Or that in 1659 it was illegal to celebrate Christmas in Massachusetts? What on earth is a Turducken? And how many Christmas tree farms are there in America? In this fascinating audiobook, narrator Kent Harris answers all of these questions and more as he talks us through over one hundred amazing yuletide facts. This audiobook includes two versions of each chapter: one with background Christmas music to put you in a fantastically festive mood, the other with nothing to distract from the amazing facts. Tracks 3 to 12 are chapters one to ten with music; tracks 13 to 22 are the same but without. All background music is included under license from Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/Show more
How many works in total do you think Mozart composed? What award was bestowed on him by the Pope? How many languages could he speak? And what rather unsavoury subject was he seemingly obsessed with? In this fascinating audiobook, narrator Charles King answers all these questions and more as he visits the intriguing world of one of the world's greatest ever composers, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Perfect for everyone from those new to the world of classical music right through to serious long term fans, this is an ideal addition to any bookshelf.Show more
Are you a fan of Sherlock Holmes? Do you want to know some incredible trivia about the world's greatest detective? Whether you prefer Benedict Cumberbatch in the BBC's Sherlock, Robert Downey Junior's portrayal in the film series, or even Basil Rathbone's performances almost 80 years ago, this fascinating audiobook narrated expertly by Lawrence Keefe is sure to interest you regardless. With over 100 amazing facts covering everything Sherlockian - from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle to Gregory House - this is the perfect addition to any fan's bookshelf.Show more
Do you know the age of the youngest soldier to receive the Victoria Cross during the First World War? What role did tanks play in the conflict? And how much were Germany ordered to pay in reparations after the war? In this fascinating audiobook, narrator Lawrence Keefe answers all these questions and more, talking us through over one hundred facts about The Great War. In addition to learning about one of history's worst ever conflicts, listen to Lawrence's moving narration of two famous poems of the time: In Flanders Fields by Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae and Dulce et Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen.Show more
Are you a fan of the modern generation of royals? How much do you know about the lives of Prince William, his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and the rest of the Royal Family? In this fascinating audiobook, narrator Jason Zenobia talks us through over one hundred facts about royals both past and present, covering areas such as traditions of the monarchy, kings and queens from history, the royal family today and much more. So no matter how much or how little you currently know, this is the perfect book for you.Show more
Do you know how many miles beneath the surface of the waves the wreck of the titanic lies? What do scientists and historians now believe led to the iceberg only being seen at the last minute? The flares that were sent up by the crew were supposed to signal 'distress' - but what did they actually say? Narrator Kent Harris talks us through over one hundred amazing Titanic facts in this fascinating audiobook about the famous ship and her tragic maiden voyage.Show more
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