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Horrible Histories

Horrible Histories

This Is a Horrible Book of Foul Facts

by Terry Deary and Martin Brown

Hardback Publication Date: 01/01/2017

  $19.99

From rotten Roman graffiti to terrible teacher tortures and rude royal nicknames, the foul facts are all inside.

Want to know: the crushing details about execution by elephant?

How to soften your skin Georgian-style, using the skins of puppies?

Whose idea of a top treat was mashed deer tongues?

Whether you’re desperate to discover which famous rulers were left-handed, are raring to read about the top ten dogs of all time, or just aching to ask about assassinating apes, then this book is for you.

History has never been so horrible!

ISBN:
9781407173719
9781407173719
Category:
Humour & jokes (Children's / Teenage)
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
01-01-2017
Publisher:
Scholastic
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
304
Dimensions (mm):
234x156x14mm
Weight:
0.53kg
Terry Deary

Terry Deary is one of the UK's most well known authors of children's books. With over 6 million copies of the Horrible Histories series sold in the UK alone, Terry Deary's name is a prominent feature on bookshelves across the land.

It was with great glee that Terry Deary realised, at the age of 13, that he could write. It took him another twenty years to discover he could be paid for it. Since then, Terry has written over 200 books!

Terry writes from his home in County Durham where he lives with his wife an d daughter. It takes him anything between six hours and six weeks to write a book! In writes for six days a week, so free time is rare. However when h e does have free time he enjoys acting, local cricket, supporting his beloved Sunderland United football team and running to half-marathon distance for charity.

The Horrible Histories series has been translated into twenty-five different languages, from Welsh to Russian! It has also been produced as a TV series on CBBC.

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