Horrible Histories Special: Wicked Words (Classic Edition)

Discover why words rule in this wicked book of them! Find out why they say the pen is mightier than the sword! Learn how to be very rude – without anybody knowing. Check out some murky Medieval jokes. Learn what you should say if someone calls you mundungus, hackum or jabbernowl! Terry Deary runs riot through the horrible history of the English language in a book to leave you (and your teacher) speechless. Words have have never been so horrible!

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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.

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

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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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