Horrible Histories (TV Tie-in): Groovy Greeks Award-winning author

by Terry Deary (author) and Martin Brown (illustrator)

Suitable for 8 - 12 years

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Apparently the Greeks (we are talking about the Ancient variety) were a rather groovy bunch. The boys didn’t start school until they were seven, and girls didn’t have to go at all. Greek children invented all manner of cool games just for something to do, and the grown-ups invented the Olympic Games and made the men run naked. But as this Horrible History shows you, things were not always quite so jolly… and some of the things the Groovy Greeks did were actually, well, quite horrible! So read on to see…

  • Why groovy Greek girls ran about naked pretending to be bears
  • Who had the world’s first flushing toilet
  • Why dedicated doctors tasted their patients’ ear wax! Ugh!

... plus many more yucky facts about the Groovy Greeks!

Product Details

Series

Horrible Histories (TV Tie-in)

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9781407104904

Date published

June 1st, 2009

Other details

  • 144 pages

Condition

New

Author/Illustrator

Terry Deary

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  1. ninjastickman
    on 6 March 2013

    Terry Deary has made a brilliant, educational set of books! They teach you all about how the people of the past live! I would recommend an age range of 8-12 for this book

    5out of 5
  2. bugzy72
    on 6 March 2013

    its a good book

  3. bouncybunny
    on 5 March 2013

    Cool book with loads of facts but also made fun and enjoyable for kids:-)