Readers can discover all the foul facts about the USA, including
which president was so scared of electric switches that he slept
with his light on, why cowboys declared war on sheep and how to have
a civil battle. With a bold, accessible new look and a heap of
extra-horrible bits, these bestselling titles are sure to be a
huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.
This is Book 12 in the Horrible Histories Special Series. See all Horrible Histories Special books here.
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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 tMore about Terry Deary
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 theMore about Martin Brown