The Horrible Histories (Original) Series
(Author) Neil Tonge (Author) Peter Hepplewhite (Author) Philip Reeve (Illustrator) Kate Sheppard (Illustrator) Martin Brown
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)