Frances Lincoln

The Ancient Greeks

By Imogen Greenberg - By Isabel Greenberg - Published 2017

Genres:

Children/Young AdultNonfiction

This slim book (it’s only 32 pages) is an excellent introduction to the Ancient Greeks. It manages to cover not only the historical ...Read Review

The Aztec Empire

By Imogen Greenberg - By Isabel Greenberg - Published 2017

Genres:

Children/Young AdultNonfiction

If you want to know the basics about the Aztec Empire, this book is an excellent place to start. It tells you where ...Read Review

The Dragon’s Hoard

By Cate James (illus.) - By Lari Don - Published 2016

Genres:

Children/Young AdultEpicSaga

I really enjoyed these eleven stories from the Viking sagas, obviously carefully chosen for their variety. Most involve fighting but sometimes, as in ...Read Review

The Little Pioneer

By Adam Hancher - Published 2016

Genres:

Children/Young AdultWestern

The illustrator, Adam Hancher, has based his dramatic picture book on true-life pioneers’ tales. Set in the U.S. in the 19th century, ...Read Review

Discover the Ancient Egyptians

By Imogen Greenberg - By Isabel Greenberg - Published 2016

Genres:

Children/Young AdultNonfiction

This is an attractive cartoon-style book about Ancient Egypt. It’s a tall narrow hardback, smooth and easy to hold, and looks as ...Read Review

Discover the Roman Empire

By Imogen Greenberg - By Isabel Greenberg - Published 2016

Genres:

Children/Young AdultNonfiction

This very attractive slim hardback is well designed to introduce young readers to the history and complexity of the Roman Empire. The language ...Read Review

The Secrets of Stonehenge

By Brita Granström - By Mick Manning - Published 2014

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

The Secrets of Stonehenge is a brief and very general introduction to the monument, suitable for children of 9 years and up. With the ...Read Review

Tell Us a Story, Papa Chagall

By Laurence Anholt - Published 2014

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

This is the latest in Anhalt’s series on the lives of great artists. His subject is the Jewish Russian painter, Marc Chagall, ...Read Review

Charles Dickens: Scenes from an Extraordinary Life

By Brita Granström - By Mick Manning - Published 2014

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

This wonderful picture storybook of Dickens’ life is ideal for eleven- to fifteen-year- olds. Revealing conditions of mid-19th century life in and ...Read Review

Zeraffa Giraffa

By Dianna Hofmeyr - By Jane Ray (illus.) - Published 2014

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

In 1824, the Pasha of Egypt sent King Charles X of France a present of a giraffe. She was captured on the plains of ...Read Review