Author(s): Glen Singleton
Horrible Histories & Facts
These 101 true tales from history - packed with colourful cartoons celebrating the looniest legends, the most dastardly dynasties and the craziest curses - will have you in stiches!
Did you know that the Ancient Egyptians believed in magic, and even had their own magic wands? Or that Ancient Greek inventor Archimedes created a heat ray made of mirrors to set fire to enemy ships? Or that Genghis Khan created the world's first postal service, with Mongolian postmen delivering mail on horseback?
From Aztecs to Vikings, from the Middle Ages to the millennium, embark on a journey back in time and around the globe to learn about the funnier, yuckier side of the people and events they certainly don't teach you at school!