Frightful First World War AND Woeful Second World War by Terry Deary


Frightful First World War AND Woeful Second World War by Terry Deary

History with twice the nasty bits a brilliant new edition! The Frightful First World War tells readers all the horrors an hardships of the war that was meant to last four months ...but ground on for four grim years. The Woeful Second World War reveals the dire details about the worst war ever - from snow-bound cities under siege to fly-infested jungle trenches. Packed with curious quizzes, rotten recipes, gruesome games and terrible tests...History has never been so horrible!

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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288 pages


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Publication date

6th April 2009



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