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Hung, Drawn and Quartered

History's Gruesome Bits

Publication Date: 06/07/2017

Price: £3.99

ISBN: 9781780555485

Categories: Buster Reference

About the Book

Take a gruesome trip through time with this grisly compendium of death!

From the best way to shrink a head to making a mummy in eight simple steps, and with fascinating facts about botched beheadings, greedy royals and the plague, Hung, Drawn and Quartered looks at the most gruesome facts from the past.

About the Author

Clive Gifford is an award-winning author with over 150 books published for children and adults, including Out of This World, Wow Science and Blue Peter 2012 Book Award Nominee Discover the Extreme World. Clive had his first books published while in his teens and remains dedicated to producing exciting, unusual and entertaining titles in a range of subjects. His books have garnered much praise and won Children's Choice, NAPPA Gold Star, TES Book of the Year and Smithsonian awards. Refugees was shortlisted for The British Book Awards whilst Discover the Extreme World was on the four-book shortlist for the 2012 Blue Peter Book Award.

Clive keeps his writing fresh by working in a variety of genres and subjects from complete 600 page encyclopedias to light-hearted children's fiction (Joy's Annoying Toys, The Really Useless Spy School, Pants Attack) and innovative fact-fiction hybrids (Teenage Kicks, The Book of Bad Things). His website can be found at