Nowadays, going to the dentist is a safe and usually painless experience. But that wasn’t always the case. In past centuries, the only cure for a decayed tooth was to yank it out – without anaesthetic, and with only the beating of a drum to numb your senses and drown out your screams. Read on, if you dare – and learn how lucky we are to live in modern times.
Children can expand their geographical knowledge and stimulate their curiosity with this delightful map book, which will allow them to travel the continents and countries of the world. Filled with fascinating, bite-sized facts about the landscape and the culture of each geographical region.
Children can join loveable dog Doodle McDoodle on an entertaining tour of Scotland, taking in its many sights and sounds, and its rich history, as they complete all manner of exciting puzzles and games.
Wine, A Very Peculiar History takes a sideways look at one of the oldest and most widely consumed beverages in the world. You’ll learn about the origins of the fermenting process, the drink’s place in mythology and culture, and the ways in which tastes (and wine itself) have developed over the centuries.