Horribly Famous: Horatio Nelson and his Valiant Victory

You’ve probably heard of Lord Horatio Nelson. He is dead famous for: courageously winning the Battle of Trafalgar, carelessly losing and arm and an eye – and being stuck up a very high column! But did you know that Horatio nearly got killed by a polar bear, ate rats and maggots, and was pickled in a barrel of brandy? Yes – even though he’s dead, he’s still full of surprises!

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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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