Horrible Histories Savage By Terry Deary 8 Book Collection Set - Ages 7+ - Paperback

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Horrible Histories Savage Book Set

Horrible Histories is a series of books written by Terry Deary that provides a humorous and lighthearted look at different periods of history. The books are aimed at children and young adults and strive to make history more accessible and engaging. Horrible Histories books are perfect for children aged 7-9 but are also enjoyed by older children and adults alike.

Each book in the series covers a specific historical era or event, such as the Roman Empire, the Tudors, or the World Wars, and provides interesting facts and details about the people, places, and events from that time. The books are known for their humorous writing style and use of cartoons, illustrations, and jokes to help convey information in a fun and entertaining way.

The Horrible Histories books have been very popular and sold millions worldwide. They have been praised for their ability to make history more accessible and engaging for children and for encouraging young people to learn about and appreciate the past. Overall, the Horrible Histories books are an excellent way for kids to learn about history in a fun and entertaining way, and they offer a welcome break from more traditional, dry history textbooks.

Titles in This Set :

  1. Horrible Histories: Awful Egyptians
  2. Horrible Histories: Rotten Romans
  3. Horrible Histories: Vicious Vikings
  4. Horrible Histories: Measly Middle Ages
  5. Horrible Histories: Terrifying Tudors
  6. Horrible Histories: Vile Victorians
  7. Horrible Histories: Frightful First World War
  8. Horrible Histories: Woeful Second World War

Discover History with all the nasty bits left in! These books are a great way to encourage children to learn about history. These books contain valuable and gory information from brutal Roman entertainment to Ancient Egyptian burial rituals. The Horrible Histories books are loved by children and adults alike, with many people using them throughout school and even at University to help them grasp specific topics. CBBC adapted these fantastic books into a children's show which involved acting out the famous scenes from the novels as well as adding catchy songs and more visual learning tools to help children understand and learn a wide variety of important historical events.

Whether your child is new to the subject or they are budding history buff, this box set is the perfect addition to their library. The book set features eight nasty novels crammed with historical facts framed in a memorable and accessible way to make history fun.

About the Author:

Terry Deary is a British author, playwright, and screenwriter. He is best known as the author of the Horrible Histories book series, which has been praised for making history more accessible and engaging for children. Deary was born in Sunderland, England, in 1946 and has been writing books for children and young adults for many years. In addition to his work on the Horrible Histories series, he has also written several other books, including fiction, non-fiction, and educational books. He has also written plays and scripts for television and radio.

Deary is known for his humorous writing style and ability to make information accessible and entertaining for children. He has been recognized for his contributions to children's literature and has received several awards for his work, including the Blue Peter Book Award and the Sheffield Children's Book Award. Terry Deary is a highly regarded and successful author who has contributed significantly to children's literature. Through his "Horrible Histories" books and other works, he has helped to make history more accessible and engaging for young people and has inspired many children to learn about and appreciate the past.

From the publisher:

Horrible Histories: Awful Egyptians

All the Awful Egyptians' most horrible facts are ready for readers to uncover, including why the Egyptian people worshipped a dung beetle, which the pharaoh married her grandfather

and what the 'Shepherd of the Royal Backside' had to do!

Horrible Histories: Rotten Romans

All the foul facts about the Rotten Romans are ready to uncover, including what Roman soldiers wore under their kilts and how ancient Britons got their hair nice and spiky.

Horrible Histories: Vicious Vikings

The master of making history fun, Terry Deary, takes on the Vikings in this marauding look at our Scandinavian ancestors. From Viking Gods in wedding dresses and corpses on trial to death by booby-trapped statues! It's all in Horrible Histories: Vicious Vikings.

Horrible Histories: Measly Middle Ages

All the foul facts about the Measly Middle Ages are ready to uncover, including why chickens had their bottoms shaved, a genuine jester's joke and what ten-year-old treacle was used for.

Horrible Histories: Terrifying Tudors

All the foul facts about the Terrifying Tudors are ready to uncover, including who invited Queen Lizzie to visit his brand-new toilet and what you get when you sew the front of a chicken to the back of a pig.

Horrible Histories: Vile Victorians

All the foul facts about the Vile Victorians are ready to uncover, including the murderers who wouldn't hang when the first public loo was flushed and how stag hunting took place in Paddington Station.

Horrible Histories: Frightful First World War

Terry Deary gives us all the facts on the First World War, including what the 'Fat King' did with food scraps and dead horses, how sniffing your own pee could save your life in a gas attack and why a pair of old socks gave away top German secrets.

Horrible Histories: Woeful Second World War

All the foul facts about the Woeful Second World War are ready to uncover, including 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.


For more books like these, don't forget to check out our Horrible Histories page, and for more by the author, check out our Terry Deary page. We also have a fantastic collection of educational books that can be used for study or for personal interest.

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