Horrible Histories: Gorgeous Georgians (Classic Edition)

The gorgeous Georgians may have loved preening in mirrors and prancing about in powdered wigs and pantaloons, but trust us – they were really rotten underneath! From lords and ladies’ sneaky schemes for hiding their personal hygiene problems to the horrible hardships suffered by the poor, find out the REAL story. It’s got horrible highwaymen, raging revolutions, plundering pirates, and guys wearing wigs and make-up. Plus the schoolchildren who went to war with their teachers! It’s better than Hollywood – and much more horrible!

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  • Great insight into history.

    4 March 2014

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    A dangerous book!

    9 March 2013

  • loved it

    Terry Deary has made a brilliant, educational set of books! They teach you all about how the people of the past live! I would recommend an age range of 8-12 for this book

    6 March 2013

  • really funny and gruesome book especially what they ate! i like the pictures and the comic strips. hope you like it too.

    6 March 2013

  • its a good book

    6 March 2013

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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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