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Historopedia! Hardback Large

Buckle up and get ready to travel back in time with John and Fatti Burke’s new adventure through Ireland’s history and discover the story of Ireland, era by era.


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A perfect introduction to Ireland’s history for young and old, this illustrated journey through Ireland’s culture and events explores over ten thousand years filled with bloody battles, dreadful disasters and revolutionary rebels.

Together Fatti and John have created a trip through time, past courageous Celts, rampaging Vikings and rebellious republicans.Historopedia looks at wars and disasters; introduces artists, explorers and leaders; shows us living in castles, cottages and tenements. Learn about the Great Famine, the vicious Vikings and the Easter Rising. Protest with the suffragettes, set sail with Granuaile and hunt with the Neolithic people.

With Historopedia, you will learn about the men, women (and dinosaurs) who came here before us.

So, time travellers, are you ready to go on the adventure of a lifetime?

This is the book that every family needs to have in their house this Christmas, you will have it forever and ever and ever. It is an intellectual and aesthetic investment in your life… A history of Ireland gorgeously illustrated and told . Ryan Tubridy

A colourfully told and beautifully illustrated book, The Irish Examiner

Historopedia is the second book from father-and-daughter duo, Kathi and John Burke, and follows their runaway bestseller Irelandopedia, which won 3 awards including an Irish Book Award 2015 and a CBI Book of the Year Award 2016.

Historopedia was also nominated for an Irish Book Award in 2016, and is a No 1 Bestselling Children’s book in Ireland.

  • Hardcover: 96 pages
  • Age Range: 8 – 11 years
  • Product Dimensions: 26.7 x 1.9 x 36.8 cm