Horrible Histories Special: Rowdy Revolutions (Classic Edition)

OK – we know that history is horrible. But it’s never nastier than in a rowdy revolution, when the perilous people rise up against their rotten rulers! This book gives you the bone-chilling facts behind some of the bloodiest revolutions ever, from France and Russia to China and India. Find out which Chinese emperor was overthrown by his mum, why one revolution made ugly people very scared indeed – and what Count Dracula was really like! Discover the gruesome guillotines of the French Revolution, meet legendary leaders like Leon Trotsky, and discover how to plan your own revolting revolution!

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  • Terry deary 4980

    Terry Deary

    Terry is a former actor, theatre-director and Drama teacher and currently lives in County Durham. He has written over 150 books in the UK, including 44 Horrible Histories titles, and was voted the fifth most popular living children’s author in a 2005 Guardian survey.

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    Terry Deary won the 2001 Blue Peter Prize for Rotten Romans.

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    Philip Reeve

    Philip Reeve is the award-winning and critically acclaimed author of the Mortal Engines books.

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    Philip has won many major awards, including the Nestle Smarties and Blue Peter prizes for Mortal Engines, the Guardian prize for A Darkling Plain and the Carnegie medal for Here Lies Arthur.

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