If you ever hear old folk moaning on about the world today, just remind them how woeful things were in the Second World War. Readers can discover why the blitzed Brits ate chicken-fruit, sinkers and nutty, what really happened in Dad's Army and how to make a rude noise with a gas mask. History with the nasty bits left in! 2013 is HORRIBLE HISTORIES twentieth anniversary.
This is Book 16 in the Horrible Histories Series. See all Horrible Histories books here.
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Terry Deary is the author of 270 books over a period of 38 years and is one of the most successful children's authors of all time. His books have sold over 27 million copies worldwide and been translated into over 40 languages, as well as the Horrible Histories series being adapted into a BAFTA award-winning television series for CBBC. Terry was also voted T...More about Terry Deary
John McLay is extremely well connected in the children's publishing world. He and his wife Gill are both currently Directors of Bath Literary Festival. John also works as an international scout, literary agent and reviewer. Follow him on twitter @DragonsDentist.
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