Sir Tony Robinson

Ages 9 to 11
30 August 2012
160 pages


This paperback edition includes a link to download a free audio version of the book read by Sir Tony Robinson.

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.