• Horrible Histories 20 Books Box Set Collection

Horrible Histories 20 Books Box Set Collection

  • Publisher: Scholastic
  • Product Code: BWS-008
  • Collection ISBN: 9781407108155
  • Individual ISBNs: Terry Deary
  • Author(s): Terry Deary
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All the foul favourites from the Horrible Histories series presented in a blood-curdling box with flip-top lid. Contains twenty books and includes the Rotten Romans, Terrible Tudors and Awesome Egyptians. The appeal of all things wicked, weird and woeful proved to be huge and the series has gone on to become a BAFTA award-winning CBBC show and stage show.This collection is the perfect set for curious historians aged 9+.


Titles included in this set:

Angry Aztecs
Want to know: Why the Aztecs liked to eat scum?  When the world is going to end? How to play a really violent ball game? Discover all the foul facts about the Angry Aztecs - all the gore and more!

Awesome Egyptians
Want to know: Which king had the worst blackheads? Why some kings had to wear false beards? Why the peasants were revolting? Discover all the foul facts about the Awesome Egyptians - all the gore and more!

Barmy British Empire
Want to know: How a war started when a Brit insisted on sitting on a stool? Who wore a necklace made of 50 human skulls? Why a Brit soldier used his own coffin as a wardrobe? Discover all the foul facts about the Barmy British Empire - all the gore and more!

Blitzed Brits
Want to know: What really happened in Dad's Army? How to make a rude noise with a gas mask? Why the blitzed Brits ate chicken-fruit, sinkers and nutty? Discover all the foul facts about the Blitzed Brits - all the gore and more!

Cut Throat Celts
Want to know: Why weird Celt warriors fought with no clothes on?  How to preserve your enemy's brain? Why the Celts laughed at funerals? Discover all the foul facts about the Cut-throat Celts - all the gore and more!

Frightful First World War
Want to know: What the Fat King' did with food scraps and dead horses?  How sniffing your own pee could save your life in a gas attack? Why a pair of old socks gave away top German secrets? Discover all the foul facts about the Frightful First World War - all the gore and more!

Gorgeous Georgians
The gorgeous Georgians may have loved preening in mirrors and prancing about in powdered wigs and pantaloons, but trust us - they were really rotten underneath! From lords and ladies' sneaky schemes for hiding their personal hygiene problems to the horrible hardships suffered by the poor, find out the REAL story. It's got horrible highwaymen, raging revolutions, plundering pirates, and guys wearing wigs and make-up. Plus the schoolchildren who went to war with their teachers! It's better than Hollywood - and much more horrible!

Groovy Greeks
Want to know: Why some groovy Greek girls ran about naked pretending to be bears? Who had the world's first flushing toilet? Why dedicated doctors tasted their parents' ear wax? Discover all the foul facts about the Groovy Greeks - all the gore and more!

Incredible Incas
Want to know: Why llamas wore earrings and drank beer? How a bucket of stewed pee can make you beautiful?  Why servants ate the emperor's hair? Discover all the foul facts about the Incredible Incas - all the gore and more!

Measly Middle Ages
Want to know: A genuine jester's joke? Why chickens had their bottoms shaved?  What ten-year-old treacle was used for? Discover all the foul facts about the Measly Middle Ages - all the gore and more!

Rotten Romans
Want to know: What Roman soldiers wore under their kilts?  How Ancient Britons got their hair nice and spikey? Why rich Romans needed a vomitorium? Discover all the foul facts about the Rotten Romans - all the gore and more!

Savage Stone Age
Want to know: What Stone Age people used instead of toilet paper? Why a hole in the skull is good for headaches? How to make a Stone Age mummy? Discover all the foul facts about the Savage Stone Age - all the gore and more!

Slimy Stuarts
They don't sound very terrible, do they? They sound almost like your boring next-door neighbours. But you'll soon change your mind once you hear the sickening story which started when gibbering King James I took the throne. Now you can find out...why some slimy Stuarts ate toads, snails and fleas  which king picked his nose and never washed his hands and why people wore fish on their feet (bleeugh!).

Smashing Saxons
Want to know: Who got cow pats as Christmas presents?  Why wearing a pig on your head is lucky? How to make a dead Saxon happy? Discover all the foul facts about the Smashing Saxons - all the gore and more!

Stormin' Normans
Want to know: Why Norman knights slept with a dolly? Which pirate hung up his eye-patch and became a saint? Why Crusader ships were defended with barrels of pee? Discover all the foul facts about the Stormin' Normans - all the gore and more!

Terrible Tudors
Want to know: Why Henry VIII thought he'd married a horse? All about terrible Tudor torture?  Which shocking swear words the Tudors used? Discover all the foul facts about the Terrible Tudors - all the gore and more.

Vicious Vikings
Want to know: Why some vicious Vikings had names like Fat-thighs, Oaf and Stinking?  How to build a vicious Viking longboat?  Which vicious Viking god dressed up as a woman? Discover all the foul facts about the Vicious Vikings - all the gore and more!

Vile Victorians
Want to know: What vile Victorian parents called their children?  Who had a gruesome glass eye for every occasion?  When the first public loo was flushed? Discover all the foul facts about the Vile Victorians - all the gore and more!

Villainous Victorians
Want to know: Why burglars were scared of bogies? Which poet said he ate an ape? How a snick fadger might kiddy-nap your spangle? Discover all the foul facts about the Villainous Victorians - all the gore and more!

Woeful Second World War
Want to know: Who made a meal out of maggots?  Which smelly soldiers were sniffed outby their enemies? Why white knickers could kill you? Discover all the foul facts about the Woeful Second World War - all the gore and more!