Horrible Histories (TV Tie-in): Measly Middle Ages

The horrible book to go with the TV series!

What on earth happened in the measly Middle Ages? Well… lots of really rotten things, actually! In the Middle Ages, the world was full of wild women, mad monks, naughty knights and crazy kings and queens! So read on if you want to know…
  • a genuine jester’s joke
  • why chickens had their bottoms shaved
  • what ten-year-old treacle was used for

Plus, you can find out all about miserable Medieval monks, the dreaded Black Death, and schools that really knew how to make the kids suffer! And there are gruesome games and revolting recipes to try at home as well!

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  • A truly gory book! great read :)

    6 March 2013

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    6 March 2013

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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.

    Awards

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

  • Martin brown t 139

    Martin Brown

    Martin Brown was born in Australia but currently lives in Dorset. In 1993, he illustrated the first of the HORRIBLE HISTORIES, and has now contributed to more than 60 titles in the series.

    Awards

    Blue Peter, Best Factual Book 2002 for Terrible Tudors

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