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Horrible Histories: Frightful First World War


FORMAT: Paperback PRICE: £6.99 PAGES: 240 Pages PUBLICATION DATE: 02/05/2018 ISBN: 9781407178455

Horrible Histories: Frightful First World War

Terry Deary, illus by Martin Brown


Readers can discover all the foul facts about the Frightful First World War, including what the 'Fat King' did with food scraps and dead horses, how sniffing your own pee could save your life in a gas attack and why a pair of old socks gave away top German secrets. With a bold, accessible new look, these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

Selling points

  • An eye-catching new edition of this Horrible History classic to celebrate Horrible Histories' 25th anniversary
  • 'Artefact from the period' - in-world editions with new covers that reflect the era
  • Revised version to make Horrible Histories more accessible to younger readers
  • Full of hilarious illustrations from Martin Brown
  • The perfect book for children who like their history a little more gory
  • Horrible Histories BAFTA award-winning TV series out now on CBBC and iPlayer
  • Over 20 million copies of Horrible Histories books in print internationally
  • Huge marketing campaign to promote the anniversary


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