Terry Deary

  • 5 stars across 341 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.
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

(12 reviews) Review
2nd February 2017

Terrible Tudors

Refreshed, renewed, reloaded! Readers can discover all the foul facts about the Terrible Tud... MoreTerrible Tudors

(12 reviews) Review
8th March 2018

Stone Age Tales: The Great Monster

From the bestselling author of Horrible Histories, named 'the outstanding children's non-fiction author of the 20th cent... MoreStone Age Tales: The Great Monster

(11 reviews) Review
11th July 2019

An Unlikely Spy

From the bestselling author of Horrible Histories, named 'the outstanding children's non-fiction author of the 20th cent... MoreAn Unlikely Spy

(11 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

(10 reviews) Review
8th March 2018

Stone Age Tales: The Great Cave

From the bestselling author of Horrible Histories, named 'the outstanding children's non-fiction author of the 20th cent... MoreStone Age Tales: The Great Cave

(10 reviews) Review
3rd December 2007

Gorgeous Georgians (Horrible Histories)

Learn all about the Gorgeous Georgians with all the nasty bits left in. You probably thought that Georgians just spent t... MoreGorgeous Georgians (Horrible Histories)

(9 reviews) Review
8th March 2018

Stone Age Tales: The Great Storm

From the bestselling author of Horrible Histories, named 'the outstanding children's non-fiction author of the 20th cent... MoreStone Age Tales: The Great Storm

(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
3rd November 2016

Slimy Stuarts

Refreshed, renewed, reloaded! Readers can discover all the foul facts about the SLIMY STUARTS, including ... MoreSlimy Stuarts

(8 reviews) Review
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