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Horrible Histories  
by Terry Deary, illustrated by Martin Brown  

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Welcome to the Horrible Histories Book Zone where history has NEVER been so horrible!

Find out about all the latest titles in this best-selling series which is now more than 20 years old! You can also read all about the author, Terry Deary and illustrator, Martin Brown, by clicking on their names.

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Horrible Histories Novelty: Horribly Huge Press-out-and-build Book by Terry DearyThe Big Fat Christmas Book is full of festive things that go bump in the night - the perfect read on a cold winter's night when you're waiting for Santa to bring a sleigh full of goodies. Christmas will never be the same again.

ISBN:978 1407 14774 1. Hardback. £12.99


Horrible Histories Novelty: Horribly Huge Press-out-and-build Book by Terry Deary Horribly Huge Press-out-and-build Book
This original and unique book features five mind-blowing models to press out and build, including a grisly gladiator fight in a cool Colosseum, a dangly dead pirate in his own cage, an axe-swinging executioner, a knasty knight on his horse, and a mad mummy. And the fun doesn't stop there. Once the building pieces have been pressed out, there are even more horrible bits lurking underneath!

ISBN: 978 1407 10838 4. Board Book. £12.99


Horrible Histories: Horribly Hilarious Joke Book by Terry Deary Horribly Hilarious Joke Book
A horribly funny joke book full of nasty bits. A comical caper from the Horrible Histories series! It's packed from cover to cover with punishing puns and cruel gags to make you moan with laughter and chuckle your head off. That's right! It's so horrible it hurts!

ISBN: 978 1407 10837 7. Paperback. £4.99


Horrible Histories: Terrible Tudors Special Evil Edition plus CD by Terry Deary Terrible Tudors Special Evil Edition plus CD
An especially evil edition of the Terrible Tudors! Discover all the foul facts including which condition was cured by swallowing young frogs and why Henry VIII thought he'd married a horse. All the gore and more! Check out the Savage CD and sing along to Terry Deary's silly songs. Then chop till you drop with the evil executioner's game.

ISBN: 978 1407 10738 7. Hardback. £7.99


Horrible Histories Annual 2009 by Terry DearyHorrible Histories Annual 2015
Packed with foul facts, gory games, dreadful jokes, quick quizzes and putrid puzzles - it's the annual with rat-itude! Discover all the dreadful details about your favourite eras of history from the Rotten Romans, to the Terrible Tudors and the Gorgeous Georgians to the Woeful World Wars. History has never been so horrible!.

ISBN: 978 1407 14430 6. Hardback. £7.99


Horrible Histories Annual 2009 by Terry DearyHorrible Histories Annual 2009
Packed with the usual barmy blend of foul facts, cartoon strips, stories, jokes, activities and puzzles, the 2009 Annual includes a whole heap of nasty bits. A must-have for all fans of the series, it's guaranteed to keep boredom at bay for another year.

ISBN: 978 1407 10661 8. Hardback. £6.99

Horrible Histories Annual 2008 by Terry DearyHorrible Histories Annual 2008
Packed with the usual barmy blend of foul facts, cartoon strips, stories, jokes, activities and puzzles, the 2008 Annual takes readers on a round-the-world trip. Discover how people lived in the putrid past from the phascinating pharaohs to the fancypants French royalty. Guaranteed to keep boredom at bay

ISBN: 978 1407 10307 5. Hardback. £6.99

Horrible Histories Action Packs: Awful Egyptians Action Packs: Awful Egyptians
A bumper pack of awesome Egyptian activities guaranteed to keep boredom at bay. Contains a copy of Awful Egyptians, a fold-out nasty Nile scene, two sheets of press-out characters to coulr in and play with, a sheet of Horrible Histories stickers, a 48-piece jigsaw and 6 felt-tip pens.

ISBN: 978 1407 10253 5. £9.99


Horrible Histories: The Horrible History of the World by Terry DearyThe Horrible History of the World
The foul but fascinating story of the human race, from brain-nibbling Neanderthals to the terrified teenage soldiers of the twentieth century – all in glorious and goriest colour and now in flexi-bound paperback format.

ISBN: 978 0439 95455 6. Paperback. 8.99


Horrible Histories Awesome Annual 2007 by Martin BrownHorrible Histories Awesome Annual 2007
Rampage through history with the Awesome Annual and meet a whole host of rotten rulers along the way. Stuffed full of foul facts, crafty cartoons and putrid puzzles, there’s a whole heap of nasty bits inside!

ISBN: 978 0439 94320 8. Hardback. £6.99

Horrible Histories: The Mad MiscellanyThe Mad miscellany
The Mad Miscellany serves up all the dreadful details of horrible history you'll ever need to k now - 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 puppy blood?
•  whose idea of a top treat was mashed deer tongues?

Whether you're desperate to discover which famous rulers were left-handed, 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!

A must for all Horrible Histories fans!

ISBN: 978 0439 96803 4. Hardback. £9.99


Horrible Histories: Cruel Crime & Painful PunishmentCruel Crime & Painful Punishment

ISBN: 978 0439 97927 6. Hardback. £6.99

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