- Paperback: 128 pages
- Publisher: Scholastic Hippo; 1st UK Paperback Edition edition (18 Jun. 1993)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0439954371
- ISBN-13: 978-0590552905
- ASIN: 0590552902
- Product Dimensions: 12.9 x 0.9 x 19.8 cm
- Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars See all reviews (62 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,185,281 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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 -- Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine andere Ausgabe: Paperback.
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Top Customer Reviews
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!
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!
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.
I loved the whole book it was so much fun to read
I would recommend this book to people of all ages
Most Recent Customer Reviews
My 6 year old thinks this is the best Horrible Histories book. She likes the variety of poems and pictures and stories and facts. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jaynineteen
Great fun history book to get children interested in historyPublished 4 months ago by Ms. Pauline Bell
I was expecting horrible histories as on tv but alas it is not it is a short animation dissapointedPublished 6 months ago by mrs chantelle lovering
great for my boys to listen to just before they go to bed.Published 13 months ago by Amazon Customer