Horribly Famous: Winston Churchill and his Woeful Wars

You’ve probably heard of Winston Churchill. He is dead famous for: smoking a massive cigar, being a British Bulldog, bashing the Nazis and winning the Second World War. Oh, and for raising his fingers in his famous V sign. But did you know that Winston was a brilliant bricklayer, met the President of America in the nude and made a daring jailbreak? Yup: this wartime hero led a horribly interesting life!

  • An entertaining look at the iconic wartime Prime Minister
  • Written in the style of the popular Horribly Famous books
  • Jam-packed with funny facts and laugh-out-loud pictures
  • Supports the curriculum and puts the fun into history

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    this is a great book about Winston Churchill

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  • Alan MacDonald

    Alan MacDonald lives in Nottingham. He writes both non-fiction and fiction as well as writing for radio and TV. He has a particularly good track record for writing page-turning and accessible historical books.


    Alan MacDonald won the Nottingham Children’s Book Award for The Great Brain Robbery in 2004.

  • Awards

    Winner of the Stockport Schools Book Award for Fintan Fedora.

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