Released on 26 March 2015.

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Sir Tony Robinson's Weird World of Wonders: World War I and World War II

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Synopsis

Tony Robinson's Weird World of Wonders: World War II was the winner of Best Book with Facts in the 2014 Blue Peter Book Awards, voted for by children.

In this bind-up 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 World War I and World War II. It's history, but not as we know it!

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

- How to build a trench
- Why dogs were such good messengers
- How plastic surgery was invented
- Why you needed a gas mask
- Just how useful mashed potato is
- How the Battle of Britain was won
- What it takes to be a spy
- How D-Day was kept a surprise