Paperback: You Are History: From the Alarm Clock to the Toilet, the Amazing History of the Things You Use Every Day

Dhs. 62.00

By Greg Jenner
Illustrated by Jenny Taylor

From the alarm clock to the toilet, discover the incredible history all around you in this hilarious and fascinating book from popular historian and podcaster Greg Jenner.

Thought history was only in museums? Think again! Join Greg Jenner as he takes you on a trip through the amazing history hidden in the things you use every day. Did you know that the first TV was made out of biscuit tins and knitting needles? Or that the humble paperclip helped lead an anti-war movement? Or that a few hundred years ago it was fashionable to style your hair with cat poo?! Find out the delightful, daft and downright deadly history of your everyday life that your teachers won’t tell you about. Bursting with humorous illustrations and entertaining true stories, this is history – but not as you know it!

'Full of hilarious true stories and fascinating, unexpected facts, this book is brilliant for history fans.' The Week Junior

'If the words weren’t amusing enough, the fantastic illustrations will have you laughing out loud.' Primary Times

'My 7 year old daughter learnt so many facts from this book it's well laid out and easy to understand with plenty of colourful illustrations.' Toppsta Reviewer