Adventures in Time

by 7 books in this series
Adventures in Time: Alexander the Great
Adventures in Time: Alexander the Great
'His mind was clear. It was time to go east. Time to march into Asia, to confront the Persians and to meet his destiny...'

Alexander has one, wild dream: to rule the world. And with his childhood friends and his beloved horse Bucephalas, he sets out from his home in Ancient Greece to do just that. With historian Dominic Sandbrook as our guide, join Alexander on his incredible journey through the deserts of Egypt and over the snow-capped mountains of Persia all the way to India, defeating all who stand in his way. For anything is possible with the help of the gods...

The Adventures in Time series brings the past alive for twenty-first century children. These stories are every bit as exciting as those of Harry Potter or Matilda Wormwood. The only difference is they actually happened...
Adventures in Time: Cleopatra, Queen of the Nile
Adventures in Time: Cleopatra, Queen of the Nile
Born into the richest dynasty in the world, young Cleopatra has always dreamed of glory and empire. And when she defeats her brother and sister to become Pharaoh of Egypt, she is certain the gods have chosen her for greatness. But then Julius Caesar's war-fleet sails into her harbour - and suddenly her country's destiny hangs by a thread ...

Join Dominic Sandbrook as we follow the most famous queen of all from Alexandria to Rome, through doomed love affairs and epic battles, to the serpent's bite which will change the course of history.
Adventures in Time: The Fall of the Aztecs
Adventures in Time: The Fall of the Aztecs
The Aztec Empire had been blessed by the gods. Its pyramid temples were warmed by the sun, its fields were thick with corn, its bustling marketplaces were full of feathers, pottery and jewellery. But the Emperor Montezuma was troubled by terrifying omens. And when Spanish sailors landed on the shore, seeking their fortunes in a foreign land, nothing would ever be the same...

The Adventures in Time series brings the past alive for twenty-first-century children. These stories are every bit as exciting as those of Harry Potter or Matilda Wormwood. The only difference is they actually happened ...
Adventures in Time: Fury of The Vikings
Adventures in Time: Fury of The Vikings
'Thunder crashed across the sky. Fire-dragons soared through the heavens. And then, one fine June day, came the warriors from the north - the Vikings...'

Prepare to meet the most terrifying raiders the world has ever known, as historian Dominic Sandbrook plunges us back into the thrilling drama of the Viking Age. We'll encounter gods and giants, axemen and shield-maidens, from the warlords rampaging through King Alfred's England to the sea-captains who first glimpsed the mountains of Iceland. For even in the most glittering cities on earth, no one is safe from the Northmen's fury...

The Adventures in Time series brings the past alive for twenty-first century children. These stories are every bit as exciting as those of Harry Potter or Matilda Wormwood. The only difference is they actually happened...
Adventures in Time: The Six Wives of Henry VIII
Adventures in Time: The Six Wives of Henry VIII
'Winter has come; and in a far distant land, a warrior queen is expecting a child...'

Step through these pages into the Tudor world: a dangerous place, where one miss-step could cost your life. Through the eyes of Henry VIII's six very different queens, from a brave Spanish princess to a wise English widow, historian Dominic Sandbrook takes us on a thrilling journey through the twists and turns of a dramatic age. For no one is safe from the wheel of fortune: it can take you from a golden throne to the Tower of London...

The Adventures in Time series brings the past alive for twenty-first century children. These stories are every bit as exciting as those of Harry Potter or Matilda Wormwood. The only difference is they actually happened...
Adventures in Time: The First World War
Adventures in Time: The First World War
'The whistles blew, the cheers went up, and thousands of men were scrambling up into the rolling fields of No Man's Land . . .'

Travel back in time to the First World War, as historian Dominic Sandbrook takes us from the soaring heights of an aeroplane cockpit to the desperate depths of the enemy trenches. We are plunged first hand into a conflict like no other as, amid the greatest clash of empires ever known, the future of the world hangs in the balance...

The Adventures in Time series brings the past alive for twenty-first century children. These stories are every bit as exciting as those of Harry Potter or Matilda Wormwood. The only difference is they actually happened...
Adventures in Time: The Second World War
Adventures in Time: The Second World War
'Everything was ready. The air was thick with excitement. This was D-Day...'

Prepare to enter the most dramatic conflict the world has ever seen, as historian Dominic Sandbrook takes us on a spine-tingling, heart-stopping adventure. We witness the Second World War first-hand through the eyes of ordinary people living in extraordinary times, from the women who worked all night in factories to the chess players who cracked unbreakable codes. Because in total war, no life is left untouched...

The Adventures in Time series brings the past alive for twenty-first century children. These stories are every bit as exciting as those of Harry Potter or Matilda Wormwood. The only difference is they actually happened...

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