Horrible Histories: Big Fat Christmas Book

Christmas spice and all things nice. Oops: did we really say that? We meant yucky Yule customs, terrible jokes and all things EVIL and DOOM. What do you do when you’re sick of nice, fluffy festive fun? When soppy angels and carols have you gritting your teeth? Or when you want a funny Christmas break from the norm? You turn to Horrible Histories, of course. So here it is. The Big Fat Christmas Book. All the foul festive facts you always wanted to know. Plus: spooky festive stories. Rude pantomime songs. Revolting recipes. Big laughs. We wish you a very happy – um, horrible – Christmas!

  • A bumper book of Christmas fun in Horrible style!
  • From the star team of Terry Deary and Martin Brown
  • Full-colour pictures packed with disgusting delights
  • Foul facts, cruel Yule fun and spooky seasonal stories

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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.


    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.


    Blue Peter, Best Factual Book 2002 for Terrible Tudors

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