Horrible Histories: Groovy Greeks

The classic bestseller – now with a nastier new look! No more boring nice-guy nonsense about history. It’s time to learn it the horrible way. The Ancient Greeks were a rather groovy bunch. Boys didn’t start school until they were seven, and girls didn’t have to go at all. Greek children played all manner of cool games. So the jealous grown-ups invented the Olympics, where all the men ran about naked! But all the same, things weren’t always quite so jolly. Munching on ear wax? Inventing school? Melting people to death? The Greeks did them all.

  • A bestselling original Horrible Histories classic
  • Packed with jokes, cartoons, quizzes and funny facts
  • Written in Terry Deary’s brilliantly witty style
  • Over 25 million Horrible Histories books sold

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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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    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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