Horrible Histories: Gorgeous Georgians

Fatter. Funnier. And with bigger pics. A new chunky edition: the same historical splattering of laughter, blood and gore. The gorgeous Georgians may have loved preening in mirrors and prancing about in powdered wigs and pantaloons. But don’t be fooled – they were really rotten underneath! From their sneaky schemes for hiding their stinky personal odour to the horrible hardships of the poor, find out the REAL story. Plus: Georgian schoolkids vs teachers. It’s war!

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  • Terry deary 4980

    Terry Deary

    Terry is a former actor, theatre-director and Drama teacher and currently lives in County Durham. He has written over 150 books in the UK, including 44 Horrible Histories titles, and was voted the fifth most popular living children’s author in a 2005 Guardian survey.

    Awards

    Terry Deary won the 2001 Blue Peter Prize for Rotten Romans.

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    Martin Brown

    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.

    Awards

    Blue Peter, Best Factual Book 2002 for Terrible Tudors

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