Horrible Histories: Villainous Victorians

Fatter. Funnier. And with bigger pics. A new chunky edition: the same historical splattering of laughter, blood and gore. Want some proper cloak-and-dagger villains? You can’t beat the Victorians. So disgusting we had to make TWO books to fit all their yucky antics in. Writing awful poetry? Scaring off burglars with bogies? Eating apes? Kiddy-napping your spangle? Wearing really silly clothes? This lot did them all. How very vile indeed!

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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.

    Awards

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

  • Martin Brown

    Martin Brown was born in Australia but currently lives in Dorset. In 1993, he illustrated the first of the HORRIBLE HISTORIES, and has now contributed to more than 60 titles in the series.

    Awards

    Blue Peter, Best Factual Book 2002 for Terrible Tudors

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