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Blood-curdling Box of Books (Horrible Histories Collections)

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I am appalled to discover how much racism, violence, misogyny, and inappropriate content (nude figures) is depicted in these books. These books are ideal for your child, easy to read and understand, These were bought for a 9 year old boy with Autism and global learning difficulties , and he absolutely loves them, . In the Stormin Normans book, on page 12, there is a story about how William goes into a woman's room, beats her up, and then forces her to marry him!

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I admit, there are lots of amusing, interesting, and funny anecdotes and illustrations, but the books are peppered with so much inappropriate material that it is not worth risking tarnishing the minds of children just for some laughs. Especially in this age of mass murderers walking into schools and places of worship and killing innocent people, I believe book publishers need to be more responsible about their age ratings for the books they publish.This collection talks about some of the archaic acts throughout the times of the Romans, Greeks, Celts, Saxons, Stone Age, Victorian Age, Incas, Egyptians, WW1, WW2 and so on. I don't have any problem getting him to read a chapter or two and its one of the home schooling lessons he looks forward to. However, as I started reading through the books, it appears that they ALL have material that is NOT age appropriate.

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Even though Loathsome London doesn't have these qualities, it was included into this sub-series during the republishing of the series from 2008 to 2011. Terry’s latest additions to the Horrible Histories series are the Horrible Histories Special: France and Cruel Crimes and Painful Punishment. If you haven’t come across ‘Horrible Histories’ before you’ve missed a true publishing phenomenon – Terry Deary seems to have invented a whole new genre with his series of books looking at history in an entirely different way.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. All the foul favourites from the Horrible Histories series presented in a blood-curdling box with flip-top lid.


the book about Aztecs had illustrations of their priests with human skins wrapped around their necks (an image I wish I could erase from my mind now that I’ve read/seen corresponding 'funny' illustration of it! By using the Web site, you confirm that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by the Terms and Conditions.Featuring some of the very best from Terry Deary's Horrible Histories series, and displayed in a great printed lift top storage box, this fantastic set is a must have for any child's book shelf. Terry is the author of 116 books in the UK and over 250 more worldwide, mainly for children and teenagers, including the popular non-fiction series Horrible Histories.

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