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Rats, plague and conquerors . . . couldn't have been much fun!

Advantages: packs in a lot of elements of Middle Age life, child-friendly text
Disadvantages: none really for the age group it's aimed at

Because the illustration of the two ladies in the stereotypical pointy hats looking in horror at an ill-looking peasant is on the left side, my eye has always been drawn towards that side of the cover but actually, behind the wall they are all standing ne ...

KateHurst 03.02.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Measly Middle Ages (Horrible Histories) - Terry Deary

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Wahing clothes in Urine ? You taking the pee?

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I've really gotten into the Horrible Histories series lately - ever since picking up my first book from the series at a charity shop- mainly for my daughter, but I had to read it with her, and I got really into them. I've been lucky enough recently to vi ...

Thehonesttruth 03.09.2009 · Read full review
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Review of The Measly Middle Ages (Horrible Histories) - Terry Deary

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The Measly Middle Ages is Magnificent!

Advantages: is interesting and enjoyable to read from the ages 9 to 90
Disadvantages: you wont be able to put it down!

I have been reading the horrible histories series for many years now and this is has to be one of my favourites. Especially as it helped me through my history course at high school . The book is all factual but with a comedic twist which makes it suit ...

pingu2710 05.09.2009 · Read full review
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Educational and fun - a castle book to keep

Advantages: Educational, funny, fantastic detailed pictures
Disadvantages: None

Usborne books have been something my son’s have been familiar with from a very early age with their first books been the Usborne touch and feel book so they have become accustom to their quality. My eldest son who is five years old now loves factual b ...

claireylulu 23.09.2013 · Read full review
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Review of See Inside Castles (Osborne Flap Books) - Katie Daynes, David Hancock

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Enjoyment of Castles

Advantages: Bright, Colourful, Entertaining, Educational
Disadvantages: Having to read it over and over again

If like me you spent your childhood being dragged around the many castles of our great shores by your parents and are now downing the same thing with your children, then this book for you children is a must have. It is another one of Usborne great flap b ...

hammd1974 20.06.2006 · Read full review
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Review of See Inside Castles (Osborne Flap Books) - Katie Daynes, David Hancock

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