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Horrible Histories (TV Tie-in): Vile Victorians Award-winning team

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

Suitable for 8 - 12 years

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Product description

Queen Victoria was the ultimate Victorian, and she was not amused. Luckily YOU will be splitting your sides as you discover how disgusting the Victorians really were. They may have looked all prim and proper, but they were a jolly naughty bunch. Lots of Victorians could be vicious and violent and villainous – VILE, in fact. So read on to see…

  • When the first public loo was flushed
  • What terrible tricks Victorian urchins played on posh people
  • Who had a gruesome glass eye for every occasion
  • How some Victorians made money from dead bodies
  • The gory and gruesome ways that Victorians died
  • The nasty things Victorians did to children

Plus you can discover the vile names Victorian kids were called, taste some rotten Victorian recipes and try out some terrible tests. History has never been so horrible!

Product Details

Series

Horrible Histories (TV Tie-in)

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9781407104881

Date published

June 1st, 2009

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Other details

  • 144 pages

Condition

New

Author/Illustrator

Terry Deary

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Martin Brown

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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