History Resources: Horrible Histories Collection

After getting through The Magic Tree House series, if you want to dig deeper into the historical archives, the Horrible Histories Collection is an entertaining non-fiction series to follow. Written by Terry Deary, the Horrible Histories brings history to live from an interesting and factual perspective.

Introduce your child into the world of Horrible Histories with the Blood-Curdling Box containing the following titles:

  • Savage Stone Age
  • Awesome Egyptians
  • Groovy Greeks
  • Rotten Romans
  • Cut-Throat Celts
  • Smashing Saxons
  • Vicious Vikings
  • Stormin’ Normans
  • Angry Aztecs
  • Incredible Incas
  • Measly Middle Ages
  • Terrible Tudors
  • Slimy Stuarts
  • Gorgeous Georgians
  • Vile Victorians
  • Villainous Victorians
  • Barmy British Empire
  • Frightful First World War
  • Woeful Second World War
  • Blitzed Brits

Horrible Histories collection

If your child enjoys this introduction into the labyrinth of long ago, you can follow up with the other titles in the Horrible Histories collection:

  • Horrible Christmas
  • Cruel Crime
  • The Horrible History of Britain and Ireland
  • Who’s Horrible in History
  • Rome a High Speed History
  • Blitz
  • Tudors a High Speed History
  • Egypt a High Speed History
  • Gruesome Guides London
  • Stratford Upon Avon
  • York
  • Oxford
  • Dublin
  • Edinburgh
  • Ruthless Romans
  • Whales
  • Vicious Veg
  • Villainous

The Horrible Histories series was so popular that it became a series on BBC. Watch Season 1 Episode 1 on Youtube. There are also Horrible Histories online games that your child can play. You can also try out the other fun stuff on the Horrible Histories website – jokes, competitions, e-cards, wallpaper, printables, gallery and other Horrible Histories facts.