Horrible Histories and Horrible Science 40 Books - Paperback - Nick Arnold & Terry Deary
Horrible Histories Blood Curling 20 Book Collection
Savage Stone Age
Want to know: What Stone Age people used instead of toilet paper? Why a hole in the skull is good for headaches?
Want to know: Which king had the worst blackheads? Why some kings had to wear false beards?
Want to know: Why some groovy Greek girls ran about naked pretending to be bears? Who had the world's first flushing toilet?
Want to know: What Roman soldiers wore under their kilts? How Ancient Britons got their hair nice and spikey?
Want to know: Why weird Celt warriors fought with no clothes on? How to preserve your enemy's brain?
Want to know: who got cow pats as Christmas presents? why wearing a pig on your head is lucky?
Want to know: Why some vicious Vikings had names like Fat-thighs, Oaf and Stinking?
Want to know: why Norman knights slept with a dolly? which pirate hung up his eye-patch and became a saint?
Want to know: Why the Aztecs liked to eat scum? When the world is going to end?
Why llamas wore earrings and drank beer? How a bucket of stewed pee can make you beautiful?
Measly Middle Age
Want to know: A genuine jester's joke? Why chickens had their bottoms shaved?
Want to know: Why Henry VIII thought he'd married a horse? All about terrible Tudor torture?
They sound almost like your boring next-door neighbours. But you'll soon change your mind once you hear the sickening story which started when gibbering King James I took the throne.
Georgians may have loved preening in mirrors and prancing about in powdered wigs and pantaloons, but trust us - they were really rotten underneath! From lords and ladies' sneaky schemes for hiding their personal hygiene problems to the horrible hardships suffered by the poor!
What vile Victorian parents called their children? Who had a gruesome glass eye for every occasion?
Why burglars were scared of bogies? Which poet said he ate an ape?
Barmy British Empire
How a war started when a Brit insisted on sitting on a stool?
Frighteul First World War
What the Fat King' did with food scraps and dead horses? How sniffing your own pee could save your life in a gas attack?
Woeful Second World War
Want to know: Who made a meal out of maggots? Which smelly soldiers were sniffed outby their enemies?
Want to know: What really happened in Dad's Army? How to make a rude noise with a gas mask?
How can a single sound shatter glass? Why are farts so noisy?
Space,Stars and Slimy Aliens
Why does space make the guts explode? Which astronomers killed people?
Terrible Truth About Time
Find out what happens if you go too close to a black hole and how flies tell the time.
How do plants suck out the insides of dead insects? Why do stinging nettles like skeletons?
Discover how can you turn your brother into a zombie slave and why you are breathing poison right now.
What makes your guts a brilliant home for bacteria? Which creature lays its eggs between yoor toes?
Fans will love all the gory details of why space loos spray out frozen pee and which chilling chemical can preserve pets!
What stops your eyeballs from falling out? Why can dead bodies make ghostly glowing lights?
Fight for Flight
The Fearsome Fight for Flight will send you sky-high| Are you in a flap to discover: * who put a parachute on a puppy? *
Take a walk on the wild side with Angry Animals Dare you discover: - who made false teeth for an elephant?
Evolove or Die
Why are mutating mosquitoes man's worst enemy? Which dinosaurs let loose some deafening farts?
What disease makes your eyes bleed? Why can't astronauts eat beans before a space flight?
What happened when a nurse drank diarrhoea? Why does deadly cholera make your skin turn blue?
With a fantastic new cover look and an extra horrible bits at the back of the book, these best-selling titles are sure to be a huge hit with a new generation of Horrible Science readers.
Why aren't glass eyes really made of glass? What would make the worst stink bomb every?
Blood, Bones and Body Bits
Where does your food go? What happens when a boil bursts? Which animals live in your eyelashes?
Why do your ears stop you falling off your bike? How can a little bit of gravity make you lose your head?
Which scientist gave electric shocks to his eyeballs? How can an electric eel give you a nasty shock?
Why do vultures have bald heads? What kind of frog lives in a toilet?
What do slugs do with their slime? Why do flies throw up on your tea?