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Horrible Histories: Cruel Crimes and Painful Punishments Award-winning author/illustrator

by Terry Deary (author) and Mike Phillips (illustrator)

Suitable for 8 - 12 years

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Product Description

History gets even more horrible when you’re on the wrong side of the law! From villainous vices to dark dungeons and cruel convict ships to Australia, get the whole horrible story of crime and punishment in the past! Find out who was sentenced to death by coffee, where you could be whipped for flying a kite, and why a cockerel was burnt at the stake. Discover the truth about brutal school beatings, test the wits of your local policeman – and see if you can escape a brutal beheading in the Tower of London game! It’s history with the nasty bits left in!

Product Details

Series

Horrible Histories

ISBN

9780439979276

Date published

October 18th, 2002

Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 6.0; Middle years; 4.0 points

Other details
  • 100 pages
Condition

New

Author/Illustrator

Terry Deary

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  1. john
    on 1 September 2012

    cruel crime

    History gets even more horrible when you’re on the wrong side of the law! From villainous vices to dark dungeons and cruel convict ships to Australia, get the whole horrible story of crime and punishment in the past! Find out who was sentenced to death by coffee, where you could be whipped for flying a kite, and why a cockerel was burnt at the stake. Discover the truth about brutal school beatings, test the wits of your local policeman – and see if you can escape a brutal beheading in the Tower of London game! It’s history with the nasty bits left in!

    4out of 5

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