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Rotten Rulers

Written by Terry Deary

Illustrated by Mike Philips, Martin Brown

Part of the Horrible Histories Special Series

Rotten Rulers Synopsis

Rotten Rulers gives you the lowdown on the world's most loathsome leaders. From bizarre tsars and evil emperors to crazy kings an queens, people all around the world have suffered at the hands of their rulers for centuries. Whether they're nutty or nasty, fa or foul, those in charge rarely get it right. Want to know: Who gave the job of high priest to a donkey? Who choked to death while eating a crow? Who celebrated victory by eating his enemy's head? Read on for the power-crazed president who still rules from the grave and find out about the suffering slave who was ordered to collect 500 kilos of spider webs for his boss. Meet Genghis the Mongolian murderer and discover just how terrible Ivan really was. History has never been so horrible.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780439959360
Publication date: 17th June 2005
Author: Terry Deary
Illustrator: Mike Philips, Martin Brown
Publisher: Scholastic
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 176 pages

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