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Horrible Histories: Frightful First World War

Authors: Terry Deary, Martin Brown

Part of a series: Horrible Histories

Publisher: Scholastic (2007)

Readers can discover all the foul facts about the Frightful First World War, including what the 'Fat King' did with food scraps and dead horses, how sniffing your own pee could save your life in a gas attack and why a pair of old socks gave away top German secrets. With a bold, accessible new look and a heap of extra-horrible bits, these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

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Horrible Histories: Gorgeous Georgians

Authors: Terry Deary, Martin Brown

Part of a series: Horrible Histories

Publisher: Scholastic Children's Books (1998)

Learn all about the Gorgeous Georgians with all the nasty bits left in. You probably thought that Georgians just spent their time prancing about in powdered wigs and pantaloons. Find out the horrible truth, like their sneaky schemes for hiding personal hygiene problems and about the schoolchildren who went to war with their teachers! Includes a grisly quiz to test your knowledge. These bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

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Horrible Histories: Groovy Greeks

Authors: Terry Deary, Martin Brown

Part of a series: Horrible Histories

Publisher: Scholastic (2007)

Apparently the ancient Greeks were a rather groovy bunch. The boys didn't start school until they were seven, and girls didn't have to go at all. But it wasn't always so jolly. Readers can discover why girls ran about naked pretending to be bears, who had the world's first flushing toilet and why dedicated doctors tasted their patients' ear wax! History with the nasty bits left in!

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Horrible Histories: Incredible Incas

Authors: Terry Deary, Martin Brown, Philip Reeve

Part of a series: Horrible Histories

Publisher: Scholastic Children's Books (2010)

The Incan Empire ruled 12 million people but was conquered by 260 Spanish invaders - and a few germs. Find out about chilling child sacrifices, Incan golden temples, and why Llamas wore earrings and drank beer.

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Horrible Histories: Measly Middle Ages

Author: Terry Deary

Part of a series: Horrible Histories

Publisher: Scholastic Children's Books (2007)

Travel back into the measly Middle Ages, where the world was full of wild women, mad monks, naughty knights and crazy kings and queens! Discover a genuine jester's joke, why chickens had their bottoms shaved and what ten-year-old treacle was used for. History with the nasty bits left in!

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Horrible Histories: Ruthless Romans

Author: Terry Deary

Part of a series: Horrible Histories

Publisher: Scholastic (2009)

Readers can discover all the foul facts about the Ruthless Romans, including which emperor enjoyed eating camel's heels, who were the terrible twins who founded Rome and which evil emperors made murder a sport. With a bold, accessible new look and a heap of extra-horrible bits, these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

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Horrible Histories: Smashing Saxons/Stormin' Normans

Author: Terry Deary

Part of a series: Horrible Histories

Publisher: Scholastic (2009)

History with twice the nasty bits ...in a horrible new edition! The Smashing Saxons tells the terrible truth about the pillaging people who bashed the Brits but got nobbled by the Normans. The Stormin' Normans follows big bad Bill the Conqueror who battled at Hastings, stormed Europe and joined the crummy Crusades. Featurng curious quizzes, rotten recipes, gruesome games and terrible tests ...for your teacher! History has never been so horrible

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Horrible Histories: The Angry Aztecs

Authors: Terry Deary, Martin Brown

Part of a series: Horrible Histories

Publisher: Scholastic (2008)

Readers can discover all the foul facts about the Angry Aztecs, including why the Aztecs liked to eat scum, when the world is going to end and their horrible habit of drinking live toads in wine. Filled with foul facts, terrible timelines and a grisly quiz, this bestselling classic title is sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans. It's history with the nasty bits left in!

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Horrible Histories: The Barmy British Empire

Authors: Terry Deary, Martin Brown

Part of a series: Horrible Histories

Publisher: Scholastic (2008)

Readers can discover all the foul facts about the Barmy British Empire, including how a war started when a Brit was sitting on a stool, who wore a necklace made of 50 human skulls and why a British soldier used his own coffin as a wardrobe. With a bold new cover look and a heap of extra horrible bits and a quiz at the back of the book, these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

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Horrible Histories: The Blitzed Brits

Authors: Terry Deary, Kate Sheppard

Part of a series: Horrible Histories

Publisher: Scholastic Hippo (1995)

The Blitzed Brits is a fantastic read which uses a informal way of teaching history to young children (13-16). The book includes humerous stories based on real life events and quizes at the end of each chapter to see what you learnt, or just for fun.

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