Dastardly Dictators, Rulers & Other Loony Leaders by Paul Harrison
  

Synopsis

Dastardly Dictators, Rulers & Other Loony Leaders by Paul Harrison

Discover all about the fascinating lives of some of the most unusual, quirky and eccentric characters in world history! Learn about the Persian King who ordered the sea to be whipped as punishment, find out why a thirteenth-century crusader took to the streets in his pants, and what posessed a French Queen to build a fake tumble-down village for GBP4 million. Peppered with Crackpot Quiz questions and Mad, Bad and Truly Sticky Endings features this book is enthralling, entertaining and educational all at the same time!

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Visually interesting... will appeal to many. The School Librarian

About the Author

Paul Harrison is an award-winning editor and author. He has written a wide variety of books for children, and has a particular passion for modern history. He lives with his wife and son in Hove, East Sussex.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
96 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Paul Harrison
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Publisher

Wayland (Publishers) Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

9th October 2014

ISBN

9780750283922


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