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Horrible Histories: Vile Victorians (Classic Edition) Award-winning author/illustrator

by Terry Deary (author) and Martin Brown (illustrator)

Suitable for 8 - 12 years

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Product Description

Queen Victoria was the ultimate Victorian, and she was not amused. Luckily YOU will be splitting your sides as you discover how disgusting the Victorians really were. They may have looked all prim and proper, but they were a jolly naughty bunch. Lots of Victorians could be vicious and violent and villainous – VILE, in fact. So read on to see…

  • When the first public loo was flushed
  • What terrible tricks Victorian urchins played on posh people
  • Who had a gruesome glass eye for every occasion
  • How some Victorians made money from dead bodies
  • The gory and gruesome ways that Victorians died
  • The nasty things Victorians did to children

Plus you can discover the vile names Victorian kids were called, taste some rotten Victorian recipes and try out some terrible tests. History has never been so horrible!

Product Details

Series

Horrible Histories

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9780439944045

Date published

May 7th, 2007

Other details
  • 144 pages
Condition

New

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Author/Illustrator

Terry Deary

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Martin Brown

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  1. Default avatar 807810

    twizzyb
    on 9 March 2014

    A great way to teach or learn all history has to tell

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    heart29
    on 6 March 2014

    Great, however some very gruesome stuff!

    4out of 5
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    Venera2
    on 4 March 2014

    amazing history book!

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    preciousone
    on 9 March 2013

    A good book!

    5out of 5
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    ninjastickman
    on 6 March 2013

    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

    5out of 5
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    ellie-melay27
    on 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!

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    bugzy72
    on 6 March 2013

    its a good book

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    catlover96
    on 6 March 2013

    Horrible Histories are by FAR the funniest way to learn about history. Pretty awesome!

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    Sherlock25
    on 4 March 2013

    One of my favorites! interesting read :)

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    salimisra
    on 7 March 2012

    this book was good and i learned that childeren had to do jobs from the age of 7!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! imagine that!

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    cowmoo1170
    on 3 March 2012

    I enjoyed this, it told me lots about history. I think the book should not have so many drawings but other than that great.

    4out of 5
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    mutemath4ever
    on 1 March 2012

    This is obviously a non fiction book and does it’s job very well as it is crammed with information about the Victorians. It is presented in a funny and interesting style – like all the other horrible history books – with good and relevant pictures and diagrams. The Victorian era was obviously huge and all though the book does cover a huge amount it doesn’t cover everything. However as as a history book for children it is very good. I would recommend this for children aged 9+

    3out of 5