Horrible History of the World

Horrible History of the World

by Terry Deary and Martin Brown

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 07/02/2019

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The Horrible History of the World presents
the foul but fascinating story of humans from brain-nibbling
Neanderthals to terrified teenage soldiers in the twentieth century.

You can discover why Alexander the Great banned beards, what smelly
sport was played by samurai warriors and who tried to bump
off her enemies with a cake made with poisoned bath-water.


It's all you ever need to know about the wicked world
- all the gore and more!
ISBN:
9781407191713
9781407191713
Category:
History & the past: general interest (Children's / Teenage)
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
07-02-2019
Publisher:
Scholastic
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
96
Dimensions (mm):
259x213x8mm
Weight:
0.42kg
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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