Frightful First World War by Terry Deary, Martin Brown

Frightful First World War

Written by Terry Deary, Martin Brown
Illustrated by
Part of the Horrible Histories Series


Frightful First World War by Terry Deary, Martin Brown

All the foul facts about the Frightful First World War are ready to uncover, including what the 'Fat King' did with food scraps and dead horses, how sniffing your own pee could save your life in a gas attack and why a pair of old socks gave away top German secrets. Refreshed with a fantastic new design for 2016, these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

About the Author

Terry Deary was born in Sunderland in 1946 and currently lives in County Durham. Terry is a former actor, theatre-director and Drama teacher. He spends his time writing and directing for his television production company, managing his website,, and touring his Horrible Histories exhibition. Terry is the author of 116 books in the UK and over 250 more worldwide, mainly for children and teenagers, including the popular non-fiction series Horrible Histories. Horrible Histories were launched in 1993 and are now sold in 28 languages from Russia to Brazil, Scandinavia to China.

Martin Brown was born in Australia but currently lives in Dorset. In 1993, he illustrated the first of the Horrible Histories, and has now contributed to more than 60 titles in the series.

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144 pages


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Publication date

5th May 2016



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