Usborne Beginners History 10 Books Collection Box Set - Ages 9-14 - Hardback


Get your children passionate about history with this fantastic Usborne Beginners set. With ten books filled with interesting facts, detailed illustrations and easy-to-follow paragraphs. Travel back in time with this amazing collection. Learn about the Stone and Iron Ages, walk in the footsteps of Egyptian kings, step inside an impressive Mayan temple, board the Viking long boats and scour for enemies from the castle walls. 

This set is perfect for independent readers that have a passion for history. Maybe they are studying Roman history at school and want some extra reading to help with a project. If so, this set is brilliant as it not only is crammed full of interesting facts about the Romans, but it also has nine other books included that explore a wide range of historical periods. 

Ideal for adults to read aloud or for children to read independently, these fun and educational books will keep children learning all summer long. From Scotland to Ancient Greece, there is a wide variety of historical facts and events for your little historians to read through. Learn all about the history of the globe that shaped the modern world we know today. 

Titles in This Set:

  1. Stone Age
  2. Iron Age
  3. Egyptians
  4. Ancient Greeks
  5. Celts
  6. Romans
  7. The Maya
  8. Vikings
  9. Castles
  10. Digging Up the Past

The Usborne Beginners History box set is a comprehensive collection of books designed to introduce children to history in an engaging and accessible way. This set includes six books that cover different historical periods, from ancient civilisations to modern times.

Each book is beautifully illustrated and features clear, concise text that is easy for young readers to understand. The books are also filled with interesting facts and anecdotes that make history come alive for children.

This box set is an ideal tool for parents and educators who want to introduce children to the world of history. It is perfect for children who are just starting to learn about the history and are curious about the world around them. The books in this set can be used in the classroom or at home, and they are great for independent reading or for reading together with a parent or teacher.

One of the great things about this box set is that it covers a wide range of historical periods and topics. The books include Ancient Rome, Ancient Egypt, Vikings, Castles, World War I, and World War II. This means that children can learn about different periods of history and develop a broad understanding of how the world has changed over time.

Another great feature of this box set is the way that it presents history. The books are designed to be engaging and entertaining, and they are filled with colourful illustrations and interesting facts. This helps to make history accessible and enjoyable for children, and it can inspire them to learn more about the world around them.

Overall, the Usborne Beginners History box set is an excellent resource for parents and educators who want to introduce children to the world of history. It is well-written, beautifully illustrated, and covers a wide range of topics, making it a great tool for teaching children about the past. For more books like this history set, check out our Usborne Beginners books page. 

About the publisher: 

Usborne is a British publisher specialising in children's literature. Founded in 1973, Usborne has gone on to be one of the leading children's publishers and is a widely respected and inspiring independent publisher. Throughout its years, Usborne books have taken pride in its family business outlook on working and publishing, which means that they focus on books that they would want to read to their children and grandchildren. This passion runs through every book they publish. 

Usborne Publishing is a children's book publisher that has produced high-quality books for over 40 years. Based in the UK, Usborne has a global reach, with books sold in over 140 countries worldwide. The company's mission is to create books that children love, and they achieve this by producing engaging, interactive books that inspire a love of reading and learning. Usborne has won numerous awards for its books, including the prestigious Children's Publisher of the Year award. Its titles cover various topics, from history and science to art and literature. Usborne is committed to producing books that are both educational and entertaining, and their books are beloved by children and parents alike. For more books by this fantastic British publisher, check out our range of Usborne books

From the publisher:

Stone Age

This simple information book follows the history of Stone Age people and how they lived.

Iron Age

This simple information book charts the history of the Iron Age people and how they lived, including their farming methods, the gods they prayed to and the hill forts where they lived.


Who were the ancient Egyptians? Why did they build pyramids, and how were mummies made?

Ancient Greeks

Find out about Ancient Greece, what people wore, ate and did for fun and learn about some of the most famous philosophers and mathematicians of the age in this compelling book for beginner readers.


Who were the Celts exactly? Did you know they lived on top of hills? Do you have any idea how Celtic warriors made themselves look really scary in battle?


Who were the ancient Romans? Where did they go to eat, shop and wash? What did they do for fun?

The Maya

Who were the Maya? Where did they live? Why did they build tall stone temples?


Find out what it was like to be a Viking, and learn about Viking homes, feasts, boats, gods and much more in this fascinating book.


Who lived in a castle, and what was it like? Children can find out the answers to these questions and lots more about the wonderful world of castles in this informative book.

Digging Up the Past

How do ancient things get buried? Who digs them up? And what do they find? Beginner readers can find answers to these questions and more in this colourful information book.