[PDF] Download Æ Cruel Crime And Painful Punishment | by ↠ Terry Deary

By Terry Deary | Comments: ( 319 ) | Date: ( Jun 05, 2020 )

Crammed full of 7000 years of law makers and law breakers with a rogue s gallery of pirates, witch finders, highwaymen, torturers, traitors and tyrants Read on for horrible hangings, putrid prisons and terrible transportation.


  • Title: Cruel Crime And Painful Punishment
  • Author: Terry Deary
  • ISBN: 9780439979276
  • Page: 143
  • Format: Hardcover

About Author:

Terry Deary

A 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.



Comments Cruel Crime And Painful Punishment

  • Audrey

    Ah, Horrible Histories. This series is single-handedly responsible for the fact that, as a child, I thought British history was fascinating, while American history was inherently boring. One look at the cover will show you why. I didn't want to read about how noble George Washington or Harriet Tubman had been. I wanted a good story, and no good story ever came of the myth that American history has been all for the best in this best of all possible countries. It just goes to show that sanitizing [...]


  • Indah Threez Lestari

    83 - 2018


  • Kathleen

    Back to the Horrible Histories. This is a little different from the majority of the series, which mainly concentrates on specific eras or events (in the case of the World Wars). Cruel Crime and Painful Punishment is instead an overview of crime and punishment through the ages. Arranged in roughly chronological order, it's a decently entertaining look at the truly horrible things human beings have done to each other in the name of justice and peacekeeping, as well as the truly horrible things we' [...]


  • Catherine Woodman

    Horrible Histories is a series of illustrated books published in the UK by . They are designed to get children interested in history by concentrating on the trivial, unusual, gory, or unpleasant. They are exceptionally well loved by my history loving children


  • Grant

    Inresting book


  • Hannah

    A fun and entertaining read. A very enjoyable way to learn about this topic.


  • Jamie

    I miss Histeria! In lieu of that I have Terry Deary. Found these little gems while in Ireland last summer. It's educational, funny, and terribly true.


  • Lisa

    I both love this book and hate it. I think the length is off-putting, even though I know that this was the style of the times.


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