Up in the Air

£6.99

Discover all the foul facts about the history of flight in this brand new Horrible Histories book. From the prisoners who were sent up on kites and the brave but foolish failures who jumped from a height on home-made wings to the first real successes. A seriously horrible historical read with all the gore and more.

ISBN: 9780702305856 Author: Deary, Terry Publisher: Scholastic Publication Date: 4th March 2021 Imprint: Scholastic Cover: Paperback Dewey: 629.1309 (edition:23) Pages: 141 Language: English Readership: Ages 5-12 / Code: B Category: Subjects: , , , , , ,

 

Discover all the foul facts about the history of air travel with history’s most horrible headlines: in-flight edition. 

The master of making history fun, Terry Deary, turns his attention to the skies. From the Chinese prisoners who were sent up on kites and the brave but foolish failures who jumped from a height on home-made wings to the first real successes of the Montgolfier balloon and the Wright Brothers’ powered flight. It’s all in Horrible Histories: Up in the Air:

  • fully illustrated throughout and packed with hair-raising stories – with all the horribly hilarious bits included
  • with a fresh take on the classic Horrible Histories style, perfect for fans old and new
  • the perfect series for anyone looking for a fun and informative read 
  • Horrible Histories has been entertaining children and families for generations with books, TV, stage show, magazines, games and 2019’s brilliantly funny Horrible Histories: the Movie - Rotten Romans.

Get your history right here and collect the whole horrible lot. 

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