The Short and Bloody History of Highwaymen by John Farman
  

Synopsis

The Short and Bloody History of Highwaymen by John Farman

Did you know that highwaymen used to be 'as common as crows'? So where did they all come from? And what happened to them? This hilarious book will stand and deliver the terrible truth about the gentlemen of the road. What they ate, where they lived, and what happened to them if they were caught. If you've ever fancied life as a highwayman, then take a look inside!

About the Author

John Farman attended Harrow Art School followed by the Royal College of Art. After completing his Masters degree he worked in the advertising industry until his departure to become a full-time writer and illustrator. He is the author of several children's books, including The Very Bloody History of Britain (without the boring bits), The Very Bloody History of London, C.R.A.P. (A Collection of Rotten Adult Principles) and Jesus: The Teenage Years. He lives in London.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
96 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

John Farman
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Publisher

Red Fox an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

1st June 2000

ISBN

9780099407119


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