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Book Title: Horrible Histories: The Blitzed Brits|
The author of the book: Terry Deary
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 426 KB
Edition: Scholastic Non Fiction
Date of issue: July 5th 2012
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Read full description of the books Horrible Histories: The Blitzed Brits:Do your grandparents moan on about what life was like in the war? Want to know if they're telling the terrible truth? Read on to explore the horrible hardships the Blitzed Brits suffered while bombs dropped out of the sky! Find out what really happened in Dad's Army! See how to make a rude noise with a gas mask! Learn why the Brits ate chicken-fruit, sinkers and nutty! Faint at the thought of spending seven years without TV! Plus there's heaps of spiffing slang, foul food facts about rotten rationing, awful evacuation tales, and the terrible truth about London's bloodthirsty blackout murders! So there's plenty of gore - and much more.
Read information about the authorA former actor, theatre-director and drama teacher, Deary says he began writing when he was 29. Most famously, he is one of the authors of the Horrible Histories series of books popular among children for their disgusting details, gory information and humorous pictures and among adults for getting children interested in history. Books in the series have been widely translated into other languages and imitated.
A cartoon series has been made of the series of books and was shown on CiTV for a period in 2002.
The first series of a live-action comedy sketch show of the same name was shown on CBBC in 2009 and a second series is due.
Terry is also known widely throughout children and adult reading groups alike for his True Stories series (see below for series list).
He received an Honorary Doctorate of Education from the University of Sunderland in 2000. His numerous accolades also include the Blue Peter "Best Nonfiction Author of the Century" Award in the U.K.
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