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Since the very first Horrible Histories titles were published, history
books for children have never been the same again. The appeal of all things
wicked, weird and woeful has proved to be huge, and the series is now a
worldwide best seller.
These books are written and published in the United Kingdom, so you will
encounter some British words and some events are seen from a British
perspective. Having grown up in the United States, we find this different
perspective interesting and refreshing.
The Frightful First World War and The
Woeful Second World War - Two-books-in-one! These two books present
historical details of WWI and WWII that are fascinating, gruesome, and even
The Frightful First World War tells you all the horrors and hardships of
the war that was meant to last four months...but ground on for four grim years.
The Woeful Second World War gives you the dire details about the worst
war ever - from snow-bound cities under siege to fly-infested jungle trenches.
Included are curious quizzes, rotten recipes, gruesome games and terrible
We've been selling this book at conferences and have had terrific feedback.
Several young people have gotten hooked on history after reading this
compilation and have special-ordered more Horrible Histories, as well as
Horrible Science and Geography books from us. We have quite a
number of the different titles in stock and will add them to our web site as
time allows. If you don't see a title you want on our web site, just drop us an email.
Non-fiction, ages 10+. Teens and adults will enjoy too.
Paper, 256 pages. 5.25"x7.75"x.625"
|Pirates (A Horrible Histories
Handbook) by Terry Deary, illustrated by Martin Brown. Forget the brave heroes
swinging from the masts and prepare yourself for the truth behind lousy pirate
legends and lies. Learn how to talk the patter of a pirate, find out foul facts
about their ships and discover the disgusting details of death by a thousand
Paper, 94 pages. 5.25"x.125"