British & Irish History
BIC code: YHBC
See also: Humanities
- Hardback - Raintree
Join intrepid explorer Benjamin Blog and his inquisitive dog Barko Polo as they travel to one of the world's most fascinating countries: Scotland! The book includes chapters on Scottish history, geography, cities, people, and food, as well as visiting some of the most famous places of this unique country, such as Edinburgh Castle and Loch Ness.
- Dundee: A Very Peculiar History
- Paperback - Book House
Dundee, the fourth largest city in Scotland, famous for jute, jam, and journalism - but that's not all! Here, Fiona MacDonald delves into the very peculiar history of Scotland's best kept secret.
- The Story Of Scotland: Inspired By The Great Tapestry Of Scotland
- Paperback - Birlinn
The brainchild of author Alexander McCall Smith, historian Alistair Moffat and artist Andrew Crummy, the Great Tapestry of Scotland is a celebration of 420 million years of Scottish history and achievement. Involving a thousand stitchers who worked on 165 separate panels, the tapestry is one of the biggest community arts projects ever to have been conceived in Scotland. In this book, specifically designed for younger readers, Allan Burnett tells the story of Scotland through the Tapestry itself - a thing of wonder, full of magic and adventures and mysteries.
- Great Scots: A Very Peculiar History
- Hardback - Book House
This title looks at a whole host of great (and not so great) Scots and their influence on the world. It features a short history of each person, detailing their achievements, personalities and lifestyles in a quirky and memorable way.
- Scotland: A Very Peculiar History
- Boxed - Book House
'A Very Peculiar History' is a series of beautifully designed hardback books, each one perfect as an entertaining and informative gift. Each book contains a collection of little-known oddities and popular myths surrounding a wide range of subjects, from the secrets of ancient Egyptian mummification to the Blitz to the history of Scotland.
- Edinburgh, A Very Peculiar History: Athens Of The North - Without The Heat!
- Hardback - Book House
Discover the horrible and hilarious secrets of Edinburgh's chequered (or perhaps tartaned) past. Fiona Macdonald presents a history of Scotland's most powerful city, from ancient to modern, gracious to grimy.
- Paperback - Raintree
This series offers comprehensive coverage of countries around the world. Each book offers complete coverage of one country, including sections on history, geography, wildlife, infrastructure, culture, and peoples.
- On An Island
- Paperback - Wayland
This series provides introductions to different localities in the UK.
- Children's History Of Edinburgh
- Paperback - Hometown World
With a helpful timeline, fun imaginary accounts, old photographs of places you'll recognize in Edinburgh and amazing facts and information, you will discover things in this book you never knew about your home town.
- My Scotland
- Paperback - My World
A collection of stories covering the history, landscape and people of Scotland. It includes twelve winning entries from the My Scotland Young Writers competition, selected from entrants aged 8-12 from all over the country.