Ireland

Ireland The Horrible History of Ireland tells you about centuries of dreadful deeds from cruel Celtic chieftains and suffering saints to the troubled th century Want to know why wax models were captured an

  • Title: Ireland
  • Author: Terry Deary MartinBrown
  • ISBN: 9780439014366
  • Page: 294
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Horrible History of Ireland tells you about centuries of dreadful deeds, from cruel Celtic chieftains and suffering saints to the troubled 20th century Want to know why wax models were captured and made Prisoners of War, which warriors went into battle naked how to make yourself invisible Read on for a visit to the chambers of horrors if you dare , a game toThe Horrible History of Ireland tells you about centuries of dreadful deeds, from cruel Celtic chieftains and suffering saints to the troubled 20th century Want to know why wax models were captured and made Prisoners of War, which warriors went into battle naked how to make yourself invisible Read on for a visit to the chambers of horrors if you dare , a game to make you hurl, and the top twenty Irish curses Find out the tragic truth about Ireland s foul famines, savage sieges and wretched rebellions, and the incredible Irish who lived and died in them History has never been so horrible

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    2 thoughts on “Ireland

    1. A former actor, theatre director and drama teacher, Deary says he began writing when he was 29 Most famously, he is one of the authors of the Horrible Histories series of books popular among children for their disgusting details, gory information and humorous pictures and among adults for getting children interested in history Books in the series have been widely translated into other languages and imitated.A cartoon series has been made of the series of books and was shown on CiTV for a period in 2002.The first series of a live action comedy sketch show of the same name was shown on CBBC in 2009 and a second series is due.Terry is also known widely throughout children and adult reading groups alike for his True Stories series see below for series list.He received an Honorary Doctorate of Education from the University of Sunderland in 2000 His numerous accolades also include the Blue Peter Best Nonfiction Author of the Century Award in the U.K.

    2. This book is racist. Rather than explaining anything, it uses as many events in Ireland's history to portray them as 'typical drunk potatoe eating paddies.'I know it's for kids and meant to be funny but teaching kids old fashioned stereotypes for a cheap laugh, isn't funny. It's lazy and embarassing. If someone wrote about slavery or the holocaust the way Cromwell or the famine are treated in this there'd probably be pictures on Facebook with ironic captions for us all to share and show our ange [...]

    3. A great horrible histories book.A great addition to the horrible histories line up. Absolutely loved it. Well worth a read, even if your not a kid ;)

    4. “Ireland (Horrible Histories Special)” by Terry Deary, Martin C. Brown (Illustrator) ****Such a fun way to learn. Did you know?1800 – Ireland's parliament abolishes itself and all MPs move to London.1845 – Potato famine cuts the population by over 2 million. (p146)“In August 1845 a fungus attacked the potatoes and it spread quickly over the country. The potatoes looked all right, but when you pulled them up they were black and rotten inside, and completely useless. People went hungry a [...]

    5. To be honest, despite living in Northern Ireland and that I studied history, the only thing I really knew was the relationship between Ireland and Britain particularly in the last one hundred years or so. But this book does cover a lot more than that, it also covers Irish culture and more of its Gaelic history.

    6. Horrible Histories is a series of illustrated books published in the UK by . They are designed to get children interested in history by concentrating on the trivial, unusual, gory, or unpleasant. They are exceptionally well loved by my history loving children

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