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Horrible Histories: Smashing Saxons (Classic Edition) Award-winning author/illustrator

by Terry Deary (author) and Martin Brown (illustrator)

Suitable for 8 - 12 years

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Product description

The smashing Saxons were a rough tough bunch who liked nothing better than a bloody battle. They had great fun bashing the Brits… until they got nobbled by the Normans. Read on to shudder at the warlike ways of their pillaging people, and to find out…

  • who got cow pats as Christmas presents
  • why wearing a pig on your head was lucky
  • what disgusting diseases the Saxons suffered from
  • how to make a dead Saxon happy

So read all about the savage Saxons. It’s smashing fun!

Product Details

Series

Horrible Histories

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9781407104188

Date published

October 1st, 2007

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  • 144 pages
Condition

New

Author/Illustrator

Terry Deary

Martin Brown

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  1. Potterfan7
    on 8 March 2014

    we learnt about the saxons and i wanted to learn more. Terry Deary has an uncanny way of showing the history but in a fun, enjoyable way.

  2. Venera2
    on 4 March 2014

    Smashing indeed!

  3. lids
    on 2 March 2012

    as i told you im reading them right now!!