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Martin Brown

  • 5 stars across 21 books
When Martin Brown was little he loved drawing and he loved animals, particularly lesser-known animals, so it was only a question of time before he ended up drawing them. Quite a lot of time . . . In the meantime, he grew up, moved from Melbourne to England, and illustrated the phenomenally successful Horrible Histories series. Now, at last, it's time for the animals.
7th May 2007

Horrible Histories: Woeful Second World War

If you ever hear old folk moaning on about the world today, just remind them how woeful things were in the Second World ... MoreHorrible Histories: Woeful Second World War

(9 reviews) Review
4th February 2016

Terrifying Tudors

Refreshed, renewed, reloaded! All the foul facts about the TERRIFYING TUDORS are ready to uncover, in... MoreTerrifying Tudors

(9 reviews) Review
4th February 2016

Groovy Greeks

Refreshed, renewed, reloaded! All the most horrible facts about the Groovy Greeks ready for readers to... MoreGroovy Greeks

(8 reviews) Review
1st January 2015

Rotten Romans

A new series of Horrible Histories sticker activity books, crammed with quick quizzes, foul facts and putrid pictu... MoreRotten Romans

(7 reviews) Review
5th September 2013

Vile Victorians

They may have looked all prim and proper, but the Victorians were a jolly naughty bunch who could be vicious and v... MoreVile Victorians

(5 reviews) Review
6th February 2014

Savage Stone Age

Readers can discover all the facts about the SAVAGE STONE AGE such as what they used instead of toilet paper, why ... MoreSavage Stone Age

(5 reviews) Review
4th February 2008

Horrible Histories: Cut-Throat Celts

Readers can discover all the foul facts about the Cut-throat Celts, including why weird Celt warriors fought with no clo... MoreHorrible Histories: Cut-Throat Celts

(4 reviews) Review
6th October 2016

Lesser Spotted Animals

Bison are banned and tigers are taboo. Say goodbye to the gnu, cheerio to the cheetah and poo poo to the panda. The worl... MoreLesser Spotted Animals

(4 reviews) Review
3rd November 2008

Awful Egyptians

Step back to an awfully ancient time when pharaohs were phoul, servants suffered and everyone believed in an awesome aft... MoreAwful Egyptians

(3 reviews) Review
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