Horrible Histories Gory Stories: Raiders and Ruins

Another horribly hilarious Gory Story from the fearless creators of Horrible Histories! Eric is a young novice monk in the abbey at Lindisfarne. But when he faces a lashing from fearsome Father Patrick, he decides to run away! Fleeing in a small boat on the treacherous seas, Eric rides into a storm – and is captured by ruthless Norsemen! Together with Hilda, a a young English slave girl, Eric plans their escape. But when the pair uncover a secret plan to raid English monasteries, they find themselves part of the raiding party attacking Lindisfarne itself! Can they save Eric’s beloved monastery, its treasures and inhabitants?

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    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.


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

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