Toppsta - Childrens Books – Reviews

Terry Deary

Author Links

Terry Deary

  • 5 stars across 276 books
    Terry Deary is the author of over 300 fiction and non-fiction books, which have been published in 32 languages. His historical fiction for older children Tudor Terror has been praised as 'a marvellous blend of fact and fiction' (School Librarian). His non-fiction has been consistently in the best-seller lists since 1994. His Horrible Histories celebrated their 15th anniversary in 2008, having sold over 10 million copies worldwide and been adapted as television series, theatre tours and museum exhibitions. Terry Deary was voted 'Outstanding children's non-fiction author of the 20th Century' by Books for Keeps magazine.
    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

    (11 reviews)
    Review
    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

    (10 reviews)
    Review
    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

    (9 reviews)
    Review
    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

    (9 reviews)
    Review
    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

    (8 reviews)
    Review
    10th May 2018

    The Silver Hand

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

    (5 reviews)
    Review
    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 ... More

    (4 reviews)
    Review
    2nd February 2017

    Terrible Tudors

    Refreshed, renewed, reloaded! Readers can discover all the foul facts about the TERRIBLE TUDORS, inclu... More

    (4 reviews)
    Review
    1st March 2010

    Horribly Hilarious Joke Book

    After fifteen fearsome years on the page, "Horrible Histories" are now on the small screen - with all the nasty bits int... More

    (4 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... More

    (3 reviews)
    Review
    Image to show page is loading Show More Books

    New Book

    Most Popular Book

    Recent Reviews

    • Horrible Histories: Woeful Second World War

      Horrible Histories: Woeful Second World War

      by jm8500

      It's a non fiction book about the second world war. It's quite a long book with lots of pictures in it. It is about bad things that happened in the pa...

    • Top 50 Kings and Queens

      Top 50 Kings and Queens

      My five-year-old has suddenly become history mad (one benefit of lockdown) and was sent this book by her grandparents. She absolutely loves it. We rea...

    • Groovy Greeks

      Groovy Greeks

      Packed full of funny illustrations and interesting, sometimes gross, facts, this book is a great way to learn about history. I like all the different...