Horrible History of Britain and Ireland by Terry Deary


Horrible History of Britain and Ireland by Terry Deary

Another lavish production for Xmas - this time the Wicked History of Britain in full colour. Re-using material from the entire series (approx 70%), Terry weaves together a tale of rottenness, rioting and revolution to give readers a one-stop shop of horror. The histories of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland are retold in one volume, complete with new material from Terry and Martin.

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

5th March 2012



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