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              Books by Tony Robinson

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              Skulduggery

              Skulduggery (Paperback)

              By Robinson, Tony; Illustrated by Smith, Jamie

              • RRP: $12.99
              • $10.39
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              A swashbuckling adventure from TV star Tony Robinson. Ben arrives at pirate school ready and raring to go - but instead of lessons in walking the plank and cutlass-swinging, the school teaches business studies. Ben can't have that! An uprising is planned... High quality cream pap...er and easy to read special font ensure a smooth read for all.
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              ISBN 9781781124086
              Released AU 27 Aug 2014
              Publisher Barrington Stoke Ltd
              Interest Age 5-8 years
              Series Little gems
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              A Love Letter to Europe: An outpouring of sadness and hope - Mary Beard, Shami Chakrabati, Sebastian Faulks, Neil Gaiman, Ruth Jones, J.K. Rowling, Sandi Toksvig and others

              A Love Letter to Europe: An outpouring of sadness and hope - Mary Beard, Shami Chakrabati, Sebastian Faulks, Neil Gaiman, Ruth Jones, J.K. Rowling, Sandi Toksvig and others (Hardback)

              By Boyce, Frank Cottrell; Dalrymple, William; Drabble, Margaret; Callow, Simon; Robinson, Tony

              • RRP: $39.99
              • $29.99
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              Writers, artists and thinkers in British life talk about what Europe means to them

              ISBN 9781529381108
              Released AU 12 Nov 2019
              Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
              Interest Age General Audience
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              British
               

              British (Paperback, Unabridged edition)

              By Robinson, Tony

              • RRP: $23.50
              • $19.58
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              Another fascinating title in the fantastically funny history series from the acclaimed Tony Robinson.

              ISBN 9780330534260
              Released AU 15 Aug 2012
              Publisher Pan Macmillan
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series Sir Tony Robinson's Weird World of Wonders
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              Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
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              Just So Stories
                

              Just So Stories (Audio CD / Audio, Unabridged edition)

              By Kipling, Rudyard; Read by Robinson, Tony

              • RRP: $27.99
              • $27.09
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              Contains the tales of whales and cats and kangaroos and crabs - things from how the camel got in a humph (and got his hump!) to how the alphabet was invented.

              ISBN 9780141328393
              Released AU 26 Oct 2009
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series Puffin Classics
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              Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
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              Bill's New Frock & The Country Pancake

              Bill's New Frock & The Country Pancake (Audio disc / Other, Unabridged edition)

              By Fine, Anne; Read by Robinson, Tony; Producer Audible Inc

              • RRP: $19.99
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              Bill's New Frock One Monday morning, Bill Simpson wakes up to find he is a girl! Forced off to school in a frilly pink dress, Bill discovers one of the worst, most baffling days of his life is about to begin... The Country PancakeThe children of Wallisdean Park School can't belie...ve their luck when the angelic Miss Mirabelle arrives. In order to save her from the fearsome Mrs Spicer, Lance comes up with the most original fund-raising idea ever...and all because of Flossie, who makes the best country pancakes!
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              ISBN 9781489347695
              Published AU 1 May 2016
              Publisher Bolinda Publishing
              Interest Age 7-11 years
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              The Worst Jobs In History: A Vivid and Disgusting Alternative History of Britain

              The Worst Jobs In History: A Vivid and Disgusting Alternative History of Britain (Paperback, New Edition)

              By Robinson, Sir Tony; Robinson, Tony

              • RRP: $22.99
              • $18.39
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              • Delayed Release

              As befits the man behind Baldrick, Tony Robinson has uncovered life in the underbelly of history in The Worst Jobs in History. Whether it's swilling out the crotch of a knight's soiled armour after the battle of Agincourt, risking his neck in the rigging of HMS Victory, or as 'Gr...oom of the Stool' going to places where none of Henry VIII's six wives would venture, Tony endures the worst jobs imaginable to get to the bottom (sometimes literally) of the story. From the Roman invasion to the reign of Queen Victoria, Tony has met the challenge of seeking out the worst jobs of each era. The Gunpowder Plot drew Tony to the role of the Saltpetre Man who collected human waste because its nitrate content could be turned into gunpowder. In the same vein, he has revealed some of the worst jobs behind the building of the great medieval cathedrals. With Tony we discover the dire conditions of Nelson's Victory, where the most common form of retirement was being sewn into a hammock with a couple of cannon balls and dropped over the side. Then there's the impact of the Industrial Revolution, a source of wealth and power for the few, but a cornucopia of lousy jobs for the many. Packed with disgusting yet fascinating professions, The Worst Jobs in History really gets into the grime of how life was for ordinary people, and provides a vivid alternative (and fairly disgusting) history of Britain.
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              ISBN 9781509843091
              Released AU 23 Aug 2018
              Publisher Pan Macmillan
              Interest Age 18+ years
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              No Cunning Plan: My Story
               

              No Cunning Plan: My Story (Audio disc / Other, Unabridged edition)

              By Robinson, Tony

              • RRP: $49.99
              • $42.49
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              Sir Tony Robinson is a much-loved actor, presenter and author with a stellar career lasting over fifty years. Now, in his long-awaited autobiography, he reveals how the boy from South Woodford went from child stardom in the first stage production of Oliver!, a pint-sized pickpock...et desperately bleaching his incipient moustache, to comedy icon Baldrick, the loyal servant and turnip aficionado in Blackadder. It wasn't all plain sailing though. Along the way he was bullied by Steve Marriott, failed to impress Liza Minnelli and was pushed into a stinking London dock by John Wayne. He also entertained us with Maid Marion and Her Merry Men (which he wrote and starred in) and coped manfully when locked naked outside a theatre in Lincoln during the live tour of comedy series Who Dares Wins. He presented Time Team for twenty years, watching countless gardens ruthlessly dug up in the name of archaeology, and risked life and limb filming The Worst Jobs in History.
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              ISBN 9781509846009
              Published AU 22 Sep 2016
              Publisher Bolinda Publishing
              Interest Age General Audience
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              A Love Letter to Europe: An outpouring of sadness and hope - Mary Beard, Shami Chakrabati, Sebastian Faulks, Neil Gaiman, Ruth Jones, J.K. Rowling, Sandi Toksvig and others

              A Love Letter to Europe: An outpouring of sadness and hope - Mary Beard, Shami Chakrabati, Sebastian Faulks, Neil Gaiman, Ruth Jones, J.K. Rowling, Sandi Toksvig and others (Paperback)

              By Boyce, Frank Cottrell; Dalrymple, William; Drabble, Margaret; Callow, Simon; Robinson, Tony

              • RRP: $22.99
              • $17.24
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              Important figures in British life talk about what Europe means to them

              ISBN 9781529381115
              Released AU 14 Apr 2020
              Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              Battles that Changed History: Epic Conflicts Explored and Explained

              Battles that Changed History: Epic Conflicts Explored and Explained (Hardback)

              By DK; Foreword by Robinson, Tony

              • RRP: $39.99
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              From the fury of the Punic Wars to the icy waters of Dunkirk, relive 5,000 years of world-changing combat with this guide to the most famous battles in history.This military history book takes you on a journey through the battlefields of history, from the ancient world to the Ame...rican Civil War, World War 1, World War 2, the Cold War, and beyond. Maps, paintings, and photographs reveal the stories behind more than 90 of the most important battles ever to take place, and show how fateful decisions led to glorious victories and crushing defeats. From medieval battles and great naval battles to the era of high-tech air battles, key campaigns are illustrated and analysed in detail - the weapons, the soldiers, and the military strategy. Famous military leaders are profiled, including Alexander the Great, Napoleon, and Rommel, and crucial arms, armour, and equipment are explained. Whether at Marathon, Agincourt, Gettysburg, or Stalingrad, Battles that Changed History takes you into the thick of combat and shows how kingdoms and empires have been won and lost on the battlefield.
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              ISBN 9780241301937
              Released AU 20 Aug 2018
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Availability
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              No Cunning Plan

              No Cunning Plan (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Air Iri OME)

              By Robinson, Tony

              • RRP: $32.99
              • $26.39
              • Save $6.60
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              Sir Tony Robinson is a much-loved actor, presenter and author with a stellar career lasting over fifty years. Now, in his long-awaited autobiography, he reveals how the boy from South Woodford went from child stardom in the first stage production of Oliver!, a pint-sized pickpock...et desperately bleaching his incipient moustache, to comedy icon Baldrick, the loyal servant and turnip aficionado in Blackadder. It wasn't all plain sailing though. Along the way he was bullied by Steve Marriott, failed to impress Liza Minnelli and was pushed into a stinking London dock by John Wayne. He also entertained us with Maid Marion and Her Merry Men (which he wrote and starred in) and coped manfully when locked naked outside a theatre in Lincoln during the live tour of comedy series Who Dares Wins. He presented Time Team for twenty years, watching countless gardens ruthlessly dug up in the name of archaeology, and risked life and limb filming The Worst Jobs in History. Packed full of incident and insight, No Cunning Plan is a funny, self-deprecating and always entertaining read.
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              ISBN 9781509843039
              Released AU 27 Sep 2016
              Publisher Pan Macmillan
              Interest Age 18+ years
              Availability
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