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Terry Deary

  • 4 stars across 268 books
    Terry Deary is the author of 270 books over a period of 38 years and is one of the most successful children's authors of all time. His books have sold over 27 million copies worldwide and been translated into over 40 languages, as well as the Horrible Histories series being adapted into a BAFTA award-winning television series for CBBC. Terry was also voted The Outstanding Non-Fiction Author of the 20th Century (Books for Keeps), and he is the 10th most borrowed author in British libraries.
    8th March 2018

    Stone Age Tales: The Great Monster

    From the best-selling author of Horrible Histories... Mesopotamia, 2500 years ago Everyone in the tribe must work; all... More

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    8th March 2018

    Stone Age Tales: The Great Cave

    From the best-selling author of Horrible Histories... 17,300 years ago; Lascaux, France Willow isn't the stronge... More

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    8th March 2018

    Stone Age Tales: The Great Storm

    From the best-selling author of Horrible Histories... Skara Brae, Orkney, Scotland, 5000 years ago On the cold and win... More

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    8th March 2018

    Stone Age Tales: The Great Flood

    From the best-selling author of Horrible Histories... 9500 years ago, as the Ice Age is ending... Jay's grandfather is... More

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    11th July 2019

    An Unlikely Spy

    Thrilling historical adventure from Terry Deary, the 'outstanding children's non-fiction author of the 20th century' (Bo... More

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    10th May 2018

    The Silver Hand

    This brand new, thrilling adventure from bestselling 'Horrible Histories' author Terry Deary brings the closing days of ... More

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    1st January 2015

    Rotten Romans

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

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    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... More

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    4th February 2016

    Groovy Greeks

    Refreshed, renewed, reloaded! All the mosthorrible facts about the Groovy Greeks ready for readers to ... More

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    4th February 2016

    Terrifying Tudors

    Refreshed, renewed, reloaded! All the foulfacts about the TERRIFYING TUDORS are ready to uncover, inc... More

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