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by Sir Tony Robinson

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Overview

In Sir Tony Robinson's Weird World of Wonders British, Sir Tony Robinson takes you on a headlong gallop through time, pointing out all the most important, funny, strange, amazing, entertaining, smelly and disgusting bits about the British! It's history, but not as we know it!

Find out everything you ever needed to know in this brilliant, action-packed, fact-filled book, including:

- How to avoid scurvy

- Why bright red isn't the best colour for a soldier's uniform

- Why not being able to swim was considered an advantage, and

- How to cure the most gruesome tropical diseases

For more funny history facts discover Greeks and Romans.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781447217039
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Publication date: 08/30/2012
Series: Sir Tony Robinson's Weird World of Wonders , #3
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 160
File size: 12 MB
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Age Range: 9 - 11 Years

About the Author

Sir Tony Robinson has written many books on historical subjects, including Bad Kids and The Worst Children's Jobs in History. He has written several television series for children including Maid Marian and Her Merry Men for which he received a BAFTA and a Royal Television Award. He presents Channel 4's archaeology series Time Team, and played Baldrick in Blackadder.
Sir Tony Robinson is most famous for playing the role of Baldrick in Blackadder but he made his first professional appearance at the age of thirteen in the original stage version of Oliver! and went on to appear with the Chichester Festival Theatre, the RSC and the National Theatre. He wrote and starred in Maid Marian And Her Merry Men, and presented Time Team for twenty years. He has made numerous factual series, including The Worst Jobs In History and Tony Robinson's Time Walks. He is a multi award-winning children's television writer and has authored many children's books including the history series Tony Robinson's Weird World of Wonders. He has also written several books for adults.

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