Famous Phonies: Legends, Fakes, and Frauds Who Changed History
Proof that it’s the big lies that change the world. Confucius. Washington. Shakespeare. Pythagoras. Homer. Rumbled! Heard the famous saying, ‘it’s the big lies that get believed’? Well, history is full of famous liars. Some of the ‘greatest’ names of all time can be found in this book – and the light isn’t flattering. (We’re looking at you, George ‘I must not tell a lie’ Washington.) Read about twelve humongous fibbers and their whopping porky pies. All in a funny book full of startling facts you’ll want to repeat to everyone. You can even put your teacher right. Oh yeah – and just like the truth, this book isn’t black and white. It’s packed with amazing colour artwork.