Publication date: 14.03.2013
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Tony Robinson's Weird World of Wonders: Inventions
Hello! Join me and the Curiosity Crew as we gallop headlong through time, pointing out all the most important, funny, strange, amazing, smelly and disgusting bits! It’s history, but not as we know it!
Find out everything you ever needed to know about the most brilliant things ever invented, from the truly world-changing: wheel, light-bulb, flushing toilet to the truly bonkers: radio hat, alarm-clock, bed, India-rubber boat cloak, in this fantastic, action-packed, fact-filled book specially written for World Book Day.
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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02 December 2012
By Pan Macmillan
Tony Robinson takes you on a headlong gallop through time, pointing out all the most important, funny, strange, amazing, entertaining and gory bits about the Romans, Egyptians, Greeks and the British