Tony Robinson's Weird World of Wonders! British by Tony Robinson

Tony Robinson's Weird World of Wonders! British

Written by Tony Robinson

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Another fascinating title in the fantastically funny history series from the acclaimed Tony Robinson. Find out everything you ever needed to know in this brilliant, action-packed, fact-filled book, including: How to avoid scurvy, why bright red isn't the best colour for a soldier's uniform, why not being able to swim was considered an advantage, and how to cure the most gruesome tropical diseases.

To see all the titles in Tony's Weird World of Wonders series and his other titles for children, click here.


Tony Robinson's Weird World of Wonders! British by Tony Robinson

Tony Robinson takes you on a headlong gallop through time, pointing out all the most important, funny, strange, amazing, entertaining, smelly and disgusting bits about the British! It's history, but not as we know it!

About the Author

Tony Robinson

Tony presents Channel 4's archaeology series "Time Team", and played Baldrick in "Blackadder". He also devised and wrote four series of the BBC's "Maid Marian and Her Merry Men" in which he played the Sheriff of Nottingham.

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160 pages


Tony Robinson
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Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

30th August 2012




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