Trenches by Terry Deary


Trenches by Terry Deary

The nasty bits at your fingertips. From foul food to coping with legions of lice, discover all the dire details of life in the blood and mud of the First World War trenches ...from both sides of the barbed wire. Want to know: How your own wee could save your life? Which animals wore gas masks? Why Big Bertha terrified the Brits? How would you survive?

About the Author

Terry Deary

One of the World Book Day 2014 Authors Terry Deary is the author of 249 fiction and non-fiction books published in 36 years and is one of the most successful children’s authors of all time. His Horrible Histories series has sold over 6 million copies in the UK and has been translated into over 40 languages, as well as being adapted into a BAFTA award-winning television series for CBBC. Terry was also voted The Outstanding Non-Fiction Author of the 20th Century (Books for Keeps). He has now turned his attentions to adult fiction and non-fiction and more television and stage work.

He is married to Jenny and they have a daughter Sara who recently had twins, Terry's first grandchildren. He lives in Durham.

Q+A with Terry Deary

Favourite Hero: Guy Fawkes

Favourite Monster: The Chimera

Your weapon of choice: Machine Gun

Special Secret Power: Invisibility

Favourite Fight scene: Gladiators

Goodie or baddie: Baddie

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96 pages


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Publication date

6th October 2008



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