It‚Äôs August 1914. You are 16-year-old Tommy Atkins, living in London. Set against a backdrop of the war just broken out in Europe, find out what your life was like after joining up and being sent to the front line. Discover why you really wouldn‚Äôt want to be a soldier living in a trench during World War One.
How to Draw Scotland features step-by-step instructions showing how to draw many of Scotland‚Äôs most recognised landmarks. Including Edinburgh Castle, Balmoral and Holyrood Palace as well as some well-known Scottish icons, such as a bagpiper and a Highland dancer, this is an essential book for any budding artist who would like to master the art of drawing Scotland.
Discover the grisly process of mummification, from embalming and stuffing the corpse to preparing a home for eternity. This title explores the quirky side of a journey to the afterlife, looking at the myth and the science surrounding Egyptian burial practices. Full of fascinating lists, creepy stories and bizarre trivia, this title is sure to educate as well as entertain. Gold, guts and gods: what a way to go!
Great Scots, A Very Peculiar History looks at a whole host of great (and not so great) Scots and their influence on the world. The book features a short history of each person, detailing their achievements, personalities and lifestyles in a quirky and memorable way. Including chapters about Scots in power, scientific Scots, scandalous Scots and many, many more, Great Scots, A Very Peculiar History celebrates the men and women who have helped to shape Scottish history.