Horrible Histories: Slimy Stuarts (Classic Edition)

I bet you’ve never even heard of the Stuarts. They don’t sound very terrible, do they? But you’ll soon change your mind once you hear the sickening story which started when gibbering James I took the throne. Now you can find out…
  • why some slimy Stuarts ate toads, snails and fleas
  • which king picked his nose and never washed his hands
  • why people wore fish on their feet (bleeugh!)

Plus there are the dreadful deeds of the revolting Roundheads, the gruesome truth about ghastly Guy Fawkes, tragic tales of women accused of witchcraft, and the ever-present threat of the perilous plague! The Stuarts have never been so sickening!

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    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

  • a good and funny way to learn history, i have all of the books and i really enjoy all the different series!

    6 March 2013

  • A fun read, Great learning about the Stuarts! :)

    6 March 2013

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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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