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The Terrible Tudors (Horrible Histories) Paperback – Illustrated, 18 Jun 1993
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From the Back Cover
Foul facts about the cruellest kings and meanest queens ever to rule England!
Terry Deary and Martin Browns brilliant books about the nastiest periods in history have nowwith the help of some astounding actorsbeen transformed into a series of audio extravaganzas. Featuring new, extra material not found anywhere in the books, these sound spectaculars are just as thrilling and spilling, funny and fast as their printed counterparts. Horrible Histories are guaranteed to bring you history with the nasty bits left in!
So, if you want to hear the terrible tale of an awful axeman and brush up your knowledge of Tudor torture, or if youve ever wondered exactly why Henry VIII thought hed married a horse, this is the cassette for you! Its packed with sketches, quizzes and revolting recipes whichwhen mixed with poems, jokes, mini-dramas and real life re-enactmentstell you the kind of foul facts which just arent available from a classroom education!
History has never been so horrible --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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This time, Deary's work is illustrated by Neil Tonge rather than Martin Brown, but it still maintains the same feel and the same style that you'll be used to if you've read other books in the series. The Terrible Tudors might not be the best place to start, but you're still going to love it.
Want to know:
* some terrible Tudor swear words?
* about terrible Tudor torture?
* why Henry VIII thought he'd married a horse?
Read on to find some foul facts, some horrendous beheadings, a mysterious murder, some curious quizzes and gruesome games.
History has never been so horrible!'
A witty, colourful cover opens to 135 pages, split over chapters:
1. The terrible Tudors
2. Terrible Tudor Times
3. Terrible Tudor life and death
4. Terrible Tudor schools
5. Tudor crime...and terrible punishments
6. Terrible Shakespeare
7. Terrible Tudor mystery
8. Terrible Tudor kings and queens
9. Terrible Tudor witches
10. Terrible Tudor food
11. Terrible Tudor fun and games
12. Terrible Tudor sailors
13. Terrible Tudor clothes
14. Terrible Tudor life for women
with an introduction and an epilogue.
Written with the typical Deary humour, aided by Neil Tonge, ~ in a variety of type styles, with superb illustrations throughout, from Martin Brown.
Find out more in Even More Terrible Tudors!
The book not only introduces the monarchs of the time, such as the infamous Henry VIII and Queen Elizabeth I, but also what conditions were like to live and work, what food there was available, and some Terrible Tudor customs!
Overall, a perfect book to read for children and teenagers alike, combining Terry Deary's perfect humour with facts which will stick with the reader for the rest of their lives!
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