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Books in the series: Horrible Histories Special

Horrible Histories Special: Wales

Horrible Histories Special: Wales

Author: Terry Deary Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/11/2017

Refreshed, renewed, reloaded! Readers can discover all the foul facts about WALES, including: why Druids split humans in half, how the Normans outwitted the Welsh with a lump of ham and how an army of Welsh mums fought off the French once and for all. With a bold, accessible new look and a heap of extra-horrible bits, these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans. With shiny foil cover

Ireland

Ireland

Author: Terry Deary Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/06/2000

The Horrible History of Ireland tells you about centuries of dreadful deeds, from cruel Celtic chieftains and suffering saints to the troubled 20th century. Want to know: why wax models were captured and made Prisoners of War, which warriors went into battle naked? & how to make yourself invisible? Read on for a visit to the chambers of horrors (if you dare), a game to make you hurl, and the top twenty Irish curses. Find out the tragic truth about Ireland's foul famines, savage sieges and wretched rebellions, and the incredible Irish who lived and died in them. History has never been so horrible!

Horrible Histories Special: Scotland

Horrible Histories Special: Scotland

Author: Terry Deary Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/11/2017

Refreshed, renewed, reloaded! Readers can discover all the foul facts about the Scotland, including: the truth about William Wallace, the disgusting details of sick Scottish torture techniques, and how to terrify a tourist with gory Scottish ghost stories. With a bold, accessible new look and a heap of extra-horrible bits, these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans. With shiny foil cover

Dark Knights and Dingy Castles

Dark Knights and Dingy Castles

Author: Terry Deary Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/03/2017

Readers can discover all the foul facts about Dark Knights and Dingy Castles, including why one nutty knight chopped off his own finger, the revolting truth about a gong-farmer's job and what went on in gruesome castle garderobes. With a bold look these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

Rotten Rulers

Rotten Rulers

Author: Terry Deary Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/01/2019

Readers can discover all the foul facts about ROTTEN RULERS, including: who gave the job of high priest to a donkey, who choked to death while eating a crow and who celebrated victory by eating his enemy's head? With a bold, accessible new look and a heap of extra-horrible bits, these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

Rowdy Revolutions

Rowdy Revolutions

Author: Terry Deary Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/01/2019

Readers can discover all the foul facts about ROWDY REVOLUTIONS, including: which Chinese emperor was overthrown by his mum, why one revolution made ugly people very scared indeed and what Count Dracula was really like. With a bold, accessible new look and a heap of extra-horrible bits, these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

England

England

Author: Terry Deary Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/09/2017

An eye-catching new edition of this Horrible Histories Special - with all the gruesome bits left in! HORRIBLE HISTORIES SPECIAL: ENGLAND lets readers discover all the foul facts about England, including: which monk tried to pinch the devil's nose with a pair of tongs, why some people in the Middle Ages ate dove droppings and which English king was accused of being a werewolf. With a bold look these bestselling titles aresure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans. With shiny foil cover

Horrible Histories Special: Wicked Words

Horrible Histories Special: Wicked Words

Author: Terry Deary Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/11/2017

Refreshed, renewed, reloaded! Readers can discover all the foul facts about WICKED WORDS, including: how to be very rude ... without anybody knowing, some murky Medieval jokes and what to say if someone calls you mundungus, hackum or Jabbernowl. With a heap of extra-horrible bits, these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans. With shiny foil cover

Horrible Histories: Ireland

Horrible Histories: Ireland

Author: Terry Deary Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/09/2017

An eye-catching new edition of this Horrible Histories Special - with all the gruesome bits left in! HORRIBLE HISTORIES SPECIAL: IRELAND lets readers discover all the foul facts about IRELAND, including: why wax models were captured and made Prisoners of War, which warriors went to battle naked, and how to make yourself invisible. With a bold look these bestselling titles aresure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans. With shiny foil cover

The USA

The USA

Author: Terry Deary Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/10/2010

Readers can discover all the foul facts about the USA, including which president was so scared of electric switches that he slept with his light on, why cowboys declared war on sheep and how to have a civil battle. With a bold, accessible new look and a heap of extra-horrible bits, these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

Cruel Kings and Mean Queens

Cruel Kings and Mean Queens

Author: Terry Deary Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/05/2017

Refreshed, renewed, reloaded! Readers can discover all the foul facts about Cruel Kingsand Mean Queens, including: which king died after falling off the toilet, why people thought King John was a werewolf and why Queen Anne's feet were covered in garlic. With a bold look these bestselling titles aresure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans. With shiny foil cover

The Twentieth Century

The Twentieth Century

Author: Terry Deary Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/10/1996

It's history with the nasty bits left in! Want to know: Who shocked the world by showing her knickers? How two monkey's and a dog became astronauts? Why a posh London restaurant served stewed cat? You can find out about last days of the vile Victorian Queen right up the nostalgic Nineties, with all the amazing changes and incredible inventions that happened in between!

Wicked Words

Wicked Words

Author: Terry Deary Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/07/1996

It's history with the nasty bits left in! Want to know: * how to be very rude...without anybody knowing? * some murky Medieval jokes? * what to say if someone calls you mundungus, hackum or Jabbernowl? Get your revenge with some really wicked words - even English teachers will be speechless!

Horrible Histories: USA

Horrible Histories: USA

Author: Terry Deary Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/04/2019

Discover all the foul facts about the USA - all the gore and more! It's HISTORY with the NASTY bits left in! Want to know: Why the pilgrims ate poo? How a tea party started the Revolution? Why cowboys declared war on sheep? With a bold, accessible new look and a heap of extra-horrible bits, these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation ofTerry Deary fans.

Rotten Rulers

Rotten Rulers

Author: Terry Deary Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/06/2005

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.

England

England

Author: Terry Deary Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/06/2004

History with the nasty bits left in! The Horrible History of England reveals the awful truth behind the rebellions, riots and rumpuses that have made England what it is today (whatever that is). From the cruel Celts right up to the terrible 20th century it's a tale that will make you quake. Want to know: - which monk tried to pinch the devil's nose with a pair of tongs? - why some people in the Middle Ages ate dove droppings? - which English king was accused of being a werewolf? Whether it's plague, fire, and civil war, or roast beef, fish and chips and a cup of tea, if it's got anything to do with the English it's in this book. Mull over the miseries of Middle Ages monarchs, discover ten ways to be killed down a Victorian mine, and find out which dreadful days in history to celebrate with a day off school. History has never been so horrible!

Cruel Kings and Mean Queens

Cruel Kings and Mean Queens

Author: Terry Deary Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/06/1995

Which king died after falling off the toilet? Why people thought King John was a werewolf? Why Queen Anne's feet were covered in garlic? This gruesome guide lets you into the secrets of our mad, menacing and murderous monarchs and the terrible times in which they ruled.

Bloody Scotland

Bloody Scotland

Author: Terry Deary Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/06/1998

The USA

The USA

Author: Terry Deary Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/06/2001

The Horrible History of the USA is bulging with the nastiest and meanest moments in American history since cruel Chris Columbus first sighted land...What to know: Which president was so scared of electric switches, he slept with the light on? Why Cowboys declared war on sheep? How to survive a civil battle? Read on for ghastly details on the grim Pilgrim Fathers, find out the truth about Bill the Kid and Calamity Jane, and see if you could have survived on the American Plains. History has never been so horrible!

France

France

Author: Terry Deary Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/06/2002

History with the nasty bits left in! The Horrible History of France reveals the revolting truth behind the rebellious, revolutionary French, from the tortured times o the Dark Ages to the murderous moments of the 19th Century. Want to know: which King thought he was made of glass; why French bread was once made from broken tiles and bricks; and, how to play hopscotch like a French highwayman. Read on for the dire details on a host of curious kings, quirky queens and evil emperors - and the rebels who had them butchered, beheaded and bumped off when they'd had enough of them. Find out about France's foul famines, terrible terrors and the gruesome guillotine. History has never been so horrible!

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