Horrible Histories: The Awesome Egyptians

History with the nasty bits left in. Awful information about phabulous Pharoahs, mean mummies, revolting recipes for 3000 year old sweets, and more. History has never been so horrible!

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  • loved it

    Terry Deary has made a brilliant, educational set of books! They teach you all about how the people of the past live! I would recommend an age range of 8-12 for this book

    6 March 2013

  • its a good book

    6 March 2013

  • I loved reading this book as I got so much knowledge from it, and didn’t get bored once. Plus, I was so engrossed in all the facts and funny pictures, I didn’t have time to really be scared of the plane journey I was on. :)

    4 March 2012

  • loved it

    I really loved this book! I enjoyed reading it even though it took me over 2 hours. There are sad, scary and funny bits and most of all the facts were all horrible!!!

    17 January 2010

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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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