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Best activity books for kids
Best activity books for children
Whether you're on the move or at home, a great activity book offers hours of screen-free learning and fun. Crosswords, maths challenges, mystery...
Best children's books about the Celts
Best children's books about the Celts
The Celts, best known for living in tribes, being rebellious and their warrior queen Boudicca, were one of the most powerful and advanced groups in...
Best children's books about the Normans
Best children's books about the Normans
The Normans ruled England after the Anglo Saxons and are famous for battles and conquests, kings and knights and for building some of our most well-...
Best children's books about Ancient Rome
Best children's books about Ancient Rome
What did the Romans do for us? From picture books to chapter books, this selection, chosen by primary school teacher Scott Evans, will help your...
Best children's books about Vikings
Best children's books about Vikings
Take a step back in time when Britain was being regularly invaded to find out more about the fearless raiders who travelled by sea in their long...
Best children's books about Tudors
Best children's books about Tudors
Divorced, beheaded, died! Divorced, beheaded, survived! During the Tudor period, arguably one of the most exciting times in history, one family...
London's Postal Museum reviewed by parents
Museums reviewed by parents: The Postal Museum, London
How did people communicate in the days before Facebook and WhatsApp? London’s new Postal Museum takes an in-depth look at the history of the postal...
Historical fiction for children
Why children love historical fiction
How does historical fiction transport children to the past? Tom Palmer, author of football and history best-sellers, shares his love of kids'...
Best children's books about the Suffragettes
Best children's books about the Suffragettes
On 6 February 1918 the Representation of the People Act gave the vote to (some) women in Britain for the first time. Help your child understand the...
Museum of Science and Industry Manchester
Museums reviewed by parents: Museum of Science and Industry Manchester
Be awed by past and future science and technology in Manchester with a trip to one of the UK's most atmospheric museums, on the site of the...

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