Horrible Histories: Smashing Saxons (Classic Edition)

The smashing Saxons were a rough tough bunch who liked nothing better than a bloody battle. They had great fun bashing the Brits… until they got nobbled by the Normans. Read on to shudder at the warlike ways of their pillaging people, and to find out…
  • who got cow pats as Christmas presents
  • why wearing a pig on your head was lucky
  • what disgusting diseases the Saxons suffered from
  • how to make a dead Saxon happy

So read all about the savage Saxons. It’s smashing fun!

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  • we learnt about the saxons and i wanted to learn more. Terry Deary has an uncanny way of showing the history but in a fun, enjoyable way.

    8 March 2014

  • Smashing indeed!

    4 March 2014

  • as i told you im reading them right now!!

    2 March 2012

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Authors

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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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    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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