NEW COPYReaders can discover all the foul facts about the Barmy British Empire, including how a war started when a Brit was sitting on a stool, who wore a necklace made of 50 human skulls and why a British soldier used his own coffin as a wardrobe. With a bold, accessible new look and revised by the..
BRAND NEW COPYReaders can discover all the foul facts about the FRIGHTFUL FIRST WORLD WAR, including what the 'Fat King' did with food scraps and dead horses, how sniffing your own pee could save your life in a gas attack and why a pair of old socks gave away top German secrets. With a bold, accessi..
Learn all about the Gorgeous Georgians, like their sneaky schemes for hiding personal hygiene problems and the schoolchildren who went to war with their teachers! With a bold, accessible new look, illustrated throughout and revised by the author, these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit wi..
BRAND NEW COPYApparently the ancient Greeks were a rather groovy bunch. The boys didn't start school until they were seven, and girls didn't have to go at all. But it wasn't always so jolly. Readers can discover who had the world's first flushing toilet and why dedicated doctors tasted their patient..
NEW COPY Learn all about the incredible Incas, with all the nasty bits left in. Find out the horrible truth, like how a bucket of stewed pee could make you beautiful, why servants ate the emperor's hair and what happened in their legendary golden temples. Includes a grisly quiz to test your kno..
BRAND NEW COPYTravel back into the measly Middle Ages, where the world was full of wild women, mad monks, naughty knights and crazy kings and queens! Discover a genuine jester's joke, why chickens had their bottoms shaved and what ten-year-old treacle was used for. With a bold, accessible new look, ..
BRAND NEW COPYReaders can discover all the facts about the SAVAGE STONE AGE such as what they used instead of toilet paper, why a hole in the skull is good for headaches and how to make a Stone Age mummy. With a bold new look, these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another gener..
NEW COPYReaders can discover all the foul facts about the SLIMY STUARTS, including why some slimy Stuarts ate toads, snails and fleas, which king picked his nose and never washed his hands and why people wore fish on their feet (bleeugh!). With a bold new look, these bestselling titles are sure to b..
BRAND NEW COPYTake a look at the mad Tudor monarchs and their suffering subjects - who just couldn't help losing their heads. Discover who invited Queen Lizzie to visit his brand new toilet and what you get when you sew the front of a chicken to the back of a pig. With a bold, accessible new look, t..
From killer king Oedipus to monstrous Medusa's horrible hair, the classic Greek legends are back ... with a modern twist. Discover how Heroic Heracles sits his SATs and the wife of top god Zeus spills the beans about her legendary husband. Discover foul fact about furies, harpies and other killer cr..
Vladimir Valentinovich Alexandrov is a popular and outspoken scientist. On April 1, 1985, Alexandrov disappeared while attending an international scientific conference in Spain. Were this world expert's theories about nuclear winter close enough to a top-secret reality to make MI6, and perhaps even ..
Provides readers with the vile truth about the Victorian era - including when the first public loo was flushed, who had a gruesome glass eye for every occasion as well as a gruesome guide to causes of death during this era...