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Non-fiction November Reads

Non-fiction November Reads

From books about science and history, to gaming handbooks and celeb autobiographies, non-fiction includes a huge range of reads.

Try out these non-fiction picks and tell us about your favourite fact-filled reads in Chat

Minecraft: The Official Combat Handbook

In Minecraft, you’re never alone and the threat of attack is constant. How can you survive? This book teaches you what you need to know to defend yourself from hostile monsters and enemy players. It shows you how to build a fort, craft armour and weapons, defeat your enemies in one-to-one combat, and battle your way out of the Nether and the End.

Horrible Histories: Cruel Kings and Mean Queens by Terry Deary & Kate Sheppard

Readers can discover all the foul facts about CRUEL KINGS AND MEAN QUEENS, including which king died after falling off the toilet, why people thought King John was a werewolf and why Queen Anne’s feet were covered in garlic.

Steve Backshall’s Deadly 60

Lets you learn about the ingenious techniques and weapons that some of our most dangerous animals are armed with. This book describes famous killers such as the African Cheetah, the Neotropical Piranha and the North American Grizzly Bear.

The Worst Children’s Jobs in History, Tony Robinson

Takes you back to the days when being a kid was no excuse for getting out of hard labour. This book tells the stories of children whose work fed the nation, kept trains running, and put clothes on everyone’s backs, over the hundreds of years of Britain’s history.

The Roald Dahl Quiz Book

Think you know everything there is to know about Roald Dahl’s books? Test your knowledge of Dahl trivia with over 300 questions and answers

Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World, Kate Pankhurst

Discover fascinating facts about some of the most amazing women who changed the world we live in. Fly through the sky with the incredible explorer Amelia Earhart, and read all about the Wonderful Adventures of Mary Seacole…

The Usborne Official Astronaut’s Handbook

Discover how you become an astronaut, the training you must undertake, how you travel into space and what you do when you’re up there. With a foreword from ESA astronaut Tim Peake, the first British astronaut to embark on a mission to the International Space Station.


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