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Apes and Other Hairy Primates (Secret Worlds) by Richard Platt
Black Holes and Other Space Oddities (Secret Worlds) by Alex Barnett
Body Bones, Muscle, Blood and Other Body Bits (Secret Worlds) by Richard Walker
Brain: Inner Workings of the Grey Matter (Secret Worlds) by Richard Walker
Bugs: A Close-up View of the Insect World (Secret Worlds) by Chris Maynard
Code Breakers: From Hieroglyphs to Hackers (Secret Worlds) by Simon Adams
Dinosaurs: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Secret Worlds) by Dougal Dixon
Explorers: Pioneers Who Broke New Boundaries (Secret Worlds) by Jayne Parsons
Flight: The Trials and Triumphs of Air Pioneers (Secret Worlds) by Reg Grant
Gladiator: Life and Death in Ancient Rome (Secret Worlds) by John Malam
Mini Beasts: The Microscopic World of Tiny Creatures (Secret Worlds) by David Burnie
Mummies and the Secrets of Ancient Egypt (Secret Worlds) by Jayne Parsons
Myths and Monsters: From Dragons to Werewolves (Secret Worlds) by DK
Native Americans: An Inside Look at the Tribes and Traditions (Secret Worlds) by Jayne Parsons
Predator: Animals with the skill to kill (Secret Worlds) by Steve Setford
Sharks and Other Scary Sea Creatures (Secret Worlds) by Miranda MacQuitty
Survival: Life in Earth's Toughest Hbitats (Secret Worlds) by Barbara Taylor
Titanic: Shipwrecks and Sunken Treasures (Secret Worlds) by John Malam
Tornadoes and Other Dramatic Weather Systems (Secret Worlds) by Jayne Parsons
Villains: Traitors, Tyrants, and Thieves (Secret Worlds) by Richard Platt

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