Discover all about the fascinating lives of some of the most unusual, quirky and eccentric characters in world history! Learn about the Persian King who ordered the sea to be whipped as punishment, find out why a thirteenth-century crusader took to the streets in his pants, and what posessed a French Queen to build a fake tumble-down village for GBP4 million. Peppered with Crackpot Quiz questions and Mad, Bad and Truly Sticky Endings features this book is enthralling, entertaining and educational all at the same time!
This is Book 1 in the Barmy Biogs Series. See all Barmy Biogs books here.
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Paul Harrison is an award-winning editor and author. He has written a wide variety of books for children, and has a particular passion for history.More about Paul Harrison