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Product Description

History gets even more horrible when you’re on the wrong side of the law! From vile villains to dark dungeons and cruel convict ships sailing to Australia, get the whole horrible story of past punishments and crimes! Find out who was sentenced to death by coffee, where you could be whipped for flying a kite, and why a cockerel was burnt at the stake. Learn the truth about savage school beatings, test the wits of your local policeman – and see if you can escape a brutal beheading in the Tower of London game! It’s history with all the nasty bits!

Product Details

Series

Horrible Histories

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9781407134659

Publisher

Scholastic

Date published

July 5th, 2012

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Other details
  • 128 pages
Condition

New

UK edition

Author/Illustrator

Terry Deary

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    preciousone
    on 9 March 2013

    A good book!

    5out of 5
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    ellie-melay27
    on 6 March 2013

    a good way to learn about the worst crimes in history, i have all of the books & really enjoy all the different series!

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    bugzy72
    on 6 March 2013

    its a good book

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    catlover96
    on 6 March 2013

    Horrible Histories are by FAR the funniest way to learn about history. Pretty awesome!

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    Sherlock25
    on 5 March 2013

    Great learning about historical crimes :)

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    natashakrywald
    on 4 March 2013

    good

    3out of 5