The Horrible Histories (Original) Series


by Peter Hepplewhite (Author) Terry Deary (Author) Neil Tonge (Author) Philip Reeve (Illustrator) Kate Sheppard (Illustrator) Martin Brown (Illustrator)

Book Cover for the Horrible Histories (Original) Series
Reading level: 8+
Books in series: 23
Read in order: No
Next book: Finished
Website: www.horrible-histories.co.uk
Tags: historical  illustrated  non fiction  humour  boys  culture 

Horrible Histories are history books with the guts left in! These illustrated accounts present the unusual, gory, and unpleasant facts of history with tongue-in-cheek humour guaranteed to appeal to children.

Recognition: Best Book with Facts in the Blue Peter Book Awards (2000); Best Book for Knowledge Award at the Blue Peter Book Awards 2001; Terry Deary tops the list of most-borrowed non-fiction children's authors every year (based on UK Library Survey); Terry Deary voted fifth most popular living children's author (2005 Guardian survey)

Horrible Histories (Original) Series Books in Order

 Print series book list

1. Awesome Egyptians  (1993)
2. Terrible Tudors  (1993)
3. Blitzed Brits  (1994)
4. Vicious Vikings  (1994)
5. Vile Victorians  (1994)
6. Groovy Greeks  (1996)
7. Measly Middle Ages  (1996)
8. Slimy Stuarts  (1996)
9. Angry Aztecs  (1997)
10. Awful Egyptians  (1997)
11. Cut Throat Celts  (1997)
12. Frightful First World War  (1998)
13. Gorgeous Georgians  (1998)
14. Terrifying Tudors  (1998)
15. Rotten Romans  (1999)
16. Savage Stone Age  (1999)
17. Woeful Second World War  (1999)
18. Incredible Incas  (2000)
19. Smashing Saxons  (2000)
20. Stormin' Normans  (2001)
21. Barmy British Empire  (2002)
22. Ruthless Romans  (2003)
23. Villianous Victorians  (2004)