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Beowulf

Janina Ramirez (Author)

Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Beowulf is an accessible, authoritative, and entertaining introduction to the Anglo-Saxon epic.

Written by the leading lights and most outstanding communicators in their fields, the Ladybird Expert books provide clear, accessible and authoritative introductions to subjects drawn from science, history and culture.

For an adult readership, the Ladybird Expert series is produced in the same iconic small hardback format pioneered by the original Ladybirds. Each beautifully illustrated book features the first new illustrations produced in the original Ladybird style for nearly forty years.

Battle of Trafalgar

Sam Willis (Author)

Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, The Battle of Trafalgar is an accessible and authoritative introduction to the battle that marked the defeat of Napoleon's plans to invade Britain.

Written by the leading lights and most outstanding communicators in their fields, the Ladybird Expert books provide clear, accessible and authoritative introductions to subjects drawn from science, history and culture.

For an adult readership, the Ladybird Expert series is produced in the same iconic small hardback format pioneered by the original Ladybirds. Each beautifully illustrated book features the first new illustrations produced in the original Ladybird style for nearly forty years.

Witchcraft: A Ladybird Expert Book

Suzannah Lipscomb (Author)

Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Witchcraft is a clear, simple and entertaining introduction to the magical myths that have coloured the popular imagination for centuries.

Written by celebrated historian and broadcaster Dr Suzannah Lipscomb, Witchcraft explores the moment in history when witches were perceived to be especially dangerous: the famous witch hunts between 1450 and 1750.

Written by the leading lights and most outstanding communicators in their fields, the Ladybird Expert books provide clear, accessible and authoritative introductions to subjects drawn from science, history and culture.

For an adult readership, the Ladybird Expert series is produced in the same iconic small hardback format pioneered by the original Ladybirds. Each beautifully illustrated book features the first new illustrations produced in the original Ladybird style for nearly forty years.

The Spanish Armada: A Ladybird Expert Book

Sam Willis (Author)

Part of the ALL-NEW LADYBIRD EXPERT SERIES.

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Why did the Spanish launch their Armada on England?

How did Francis Drake counter the Spanish threat?

And why were so many ships lost at sea?


In 1585 Spain was the most POWERFUL Empire in the known world.

As tensions between PROTESTANT England and CATHOLIC Spain rose . . .

SPAIN decided to INVADE ENGLAND.

And launched the SPANISH ARMADA

This raises the question: how did England manage to overthrow the Spanish invasion? Was it luck or judgement?

Discover the answers and more inside Sam Willis's Ladybird Expert - The Spanish Armada, the thrilling and accessible account that explains what happened, who the key figures were and the tactics, triumphs and failures on both sides . . .

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