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You Are History

You Are History

Published: 3 Nov 2022

Hardback, 144 pages

Recommended for age 9+

By Greg Jenner

Illustrated by Jenny Taylor

Published by Walker Books Ltd

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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 from 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, downright deadly history of your everyday life that your teachers won't tell you about.