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... Checking the title page, it seems that Cruel Kings and Mean Queens was published in 1995 and I was into Terry Deary's Horrible Histories books a while before that, so I'm fairly sure I bought it because it was a new one that I hadn't read. The back cover says it cost £6.99 then but interestingly ... Read review
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Cruel Kings and Mean Queens (Horrible Histories Special) - Terry Deary

Cruel Kings and Mean Queens (Horrible Histories Special) - Terry Deary

It's history with the nasty bits left in! Want to know: which king died after falling off ... more

the toilet? Why people thought King John was a
werewolf? Why Queen Anne's feet were covered in
garlic? This grippingly gruesome guide lets you
into the secrets of our mad, menacing and
murderous monarchs and the terrible times in which
they ruled.

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Cruel Kings and Mean Queens (Horrible Histories Special) - Terry Deary

Cruel Kings and Mean Queens (Horrible Histories Special) - Terry Deary

Paperback. Pub the Date: February. 2011 Pages: 208 in Publisher by: Scholastic It's ... more

history with the nasty bits left in.! Want to not
know: \ * which king died after falling off the
toilet \ * why people thought King. John was a
Werewolf. and \ * why Queen Anne's feet were
covered in garlic This grippingly gruesome guide
lets you into the secrets of our mad. menacing and
murderous monarchs and the terrible times in which
they ruled.

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One thousand years in 200 pages? Actually, there is!

Advantageseasy for children to understand, would suit younger readers who like history

Disadvantagesprobably not in-depth enough for older children, otherwise none

"...title page, it seems that Cruel Kings and Mean Queens was published in 1995 and I was into Terry Deary's Horrible Histories books a while before that, so I'm fairly sure I bought it because it was a new one that I hadn't read. The back cover says it cost £6.99 then but interestingly Amazon have got it listed at £5.90 instead of the £7.99 RRP so clearly it's gone up a little bit in fifteen years . . . then again, most things have. I like the way it ..." Read review
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Horrible historical facts on our shocking sovereigns from William the Conker up to Lizzie the Last. Which king died after falling off the toilet? Why did people think King John was a werewolf? These and other questions are answered in this book of foul facts.

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EAN 9780590542098
Type Fiction
Genre Children's
Publisher Scholastic
Title Cruel Kings and Mean Queens
Author Terry Deary
ISBN 0590542095

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