Apparently the ancient Greeks were a rather groovy bunch. The boys
didn't start school until they were seven, and girls didn't have
to go at all. But it wasn't always so jolly. Readers can discover
who had the world's first flushing toilet and why dedicated doctors
tasted their patients' ear wax! With a bold, accessible new
look, these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet
another generation of Terry Deary fans.
Revised by the author and illustrated throughout to make Horrible
Histories more accessible to young readers.
2018 is HORRIBLE HISTORIES twenty-fifth anniversary.
This is Book 141 in the Horrible Histories Series. See all Horrible Histories books here.
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 t...More 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 ph...More about Martin Brown