Another witty book by Tony Robinson which, in the same style as The Worst Children’s Jobs in History and Bad Kids - The Worst Behaved Children in History, aims at making history more appealing to children by presenting it in a way that is humorous and fun.
It packs in lots of information, ... Read review
fun, wacky, colourfully illustrated, a great first history book
Goes into gory detail at times - might not suit every child's tastes
"...how we came to have kings and queens in the first place.
This book is a great introduction to history for primary school children, which will hopefully whet their appetites for more detailed history books later on. (My daughters loved it and both have gone on to be keen on history.) It shows how the monarchy has adapted throughout the centuries and how public opinion has varied, inviting children to consider what role the monarchy may or may not ..."
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