Banished, Beheaded or Boiled in Oil A hair-raising history of crime and punishment throughout the ages! by Neil Tonge
  

Banished, Beheaded or Boiled in Oil A hair-raising history of crime and punishment throughout the ages!

Written by Neil Tonge
Illustrated by Tom Morgan-Jones
Part of the Awfully Ancient Series

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Synopsis

Banished, Beheaded or Boiled in Oil A hair-raising history of crime and punishment throughout the ages! by Neil Tonge

Welcome, Reader! This is the history book you've been waiting for! Steal away to the past with us and discover all there is to know about Tudor torture, Medieval misdemeanour, Victorian villainy and Aztec altar executions.Take a trip through history to find out about the grim, gruesome and downright gut-churning methods of punishment societies employed in the past - from being boiled alive in ancient Greece to being split in two in the Middle Ages.Who gave criminals a very literal roasting? Who used to execute animals for committing crimes? And what is the most popular penalty in history? Dip into these chronicles of crime and punishment and find out about law-makers, law-breakers and the most stomach-churning ways in which they were penalised.A great tool for the KS2 study of the changes in crime and punishment in Britain and the world.

About the Author

Neil Tonge is an experienced writer of children's non-fiction, with a particular interest in history. As an experienced teacher of 22 years, Neil escaped into the semi-retirement of advisory and inspection work. Firmly wedded to the idea that children need to understand that learning is fun, Neil has produced a wide range of information and activity books for children from six to sixteen and beyond. His book 'Terrible Tudors' was voted second most popular book of 2000 and it was featured on Blue Peter.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Neil Tonge
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Publisher

Wayland an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

11th February 2016

ISBN

9780750289870


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