Horrible Histories Collection 10 Beastly Books - History - Paperback - Terry Deary
1. The Measly Middle Ages (Horrible Histories)
It's history with the nasty bits left in! Want to know: · A genuine jester's joke? · Why chickens had their bottoms shaved? · What ten-year-old treacle was used for? Discover all the foul fact about the Measly Middle Ages - all the gore and more!
2. The Terrifying Tudors (Horrible Histories)
It's history with the nasty bits left in! Want to know: · Why Henry VIII thought he'd married a horse? · All about terrible Tudor torture? · Which shocking swear words the Tudors used? Discover all the foul facts about the Terrible Tudors - all the gore and more.
3. The Slimy Stuarts (Horrible Histories)
The Stuarts. They don't sound very terrible, do they? 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. Now you can find out...*why some slimy Stuarts ate toads, snails and fleas * which king picked his nose and never washed his hands * why people wore fish on their feet (bleeugh!) Plus there are the dreadful deeds of te Revolting Roundheads, the gruesome truth about ghastly Guy Fawkes, tragic tales of women accused of witchcraft, and the ever-present threat of the perilous plague! The Stuarts have never been so sickening!
4. The Gorgeous Georgians (Horrible Histories)
The gorgeous 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, find out the REAL story. It's got horrible highwaymen, raging revolutions, plundering pirates, and guys wearing wigs and make-up. Plus the schoolchildren who went to war with their teachers! It's better than Hollywood - and _much more horrible!
5. The Vile Victorians (Horrible Histories)
It's history with the nasty bits left in! Want to know: · What vile Victorian parents called their children? · Who had a gruesome glass eye for every occasion? · When the first public loo was flushed? Discover all the foul facts about the Vile Victorians - all the gore and more
6. The Groovy Greeks (Horrible Histories)
Helps readers to discover the wicked men who came back, a women and the truth about Heraclitus and his manure cure.Amazon.co.uk ReviewApparently the Greeks (we are talking about the Ancient variety) were a rather groovy bunch. The boys didn't start school until they were seven and girls didn't have to go at all. Greek children invented all manner of cool games just for something to do, and the grown-ups invented the Olympic Games and made the men run naked.
7. Awful Egyptians (Horrible Histories)
Helps readers discover the dire details of mummy-making, the truth about Tutankhamun and his creepy curse and find out why people worshipped a dung beetle.
8. The Frightful First World War (Horrible Histories)
It's history with the nasty bits left in! Want to know: · What the 'Fat King' did with food scraps and dead horses? · How sniffing your own pee could save your life in a gas attack? · Why a pair of old socks gave away top German secrets? Discover all the foul facts about the Frightful First World War - all the gore and more!
9. The Woeful Second World War (Horrible Histories)
It's history with the nasty bits left in! Want to know: · Who made a meal out of maggots? · Which smelly soldiers were sniffed out by their enemies? · Why white knickers could kill you? Discover all the foul facts about the Woeful Second World War - all the gore and more!
10. The Blitzed Brits (Horrible Histories)
Reveals the truth behind Rome, one of the greatest empire - from the terrible twins who founded Rome to the evil emperor who made murder a sport. This title shows you which emperor enjoyed eating camel's heels and the name of the Roman goddess of door hinges.
From the Rotten Romans to the Terrible Tudors and the Gorgeous Georgians, Horrible Histories 10 Beastly Books is oozing with dreadful jokes, awful anecdotes and frightening facts that are sure to both delight and disgust young readers aged 7 and above. A treat for fans of the BAFTA award-winning Horrible Histories TV show, this ten-book collection of Horrible Histories titles is delightfully dreadful and hilariously illustrated and will keep kids who love their history a little bit gory entertained for hours and hours.