Up in the Air
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.
Discover all the foul facts about the history of air travel with history’s most horrible headlines: in-flight edition.Â
The master of making history fun, Terry Deary, turns his attention to the skies. From theÂ Chinese prisoners who were sent up on kitesÂ and the brave but foolish failures whoÂ jumped from a height on home-made wingsÂ to the first real successes of theÂ Montgolfier balloonÂ and theÂ Wright Brothers’ powered flight. It’s all inÂ Horrible Histories: Up in the Air:
- fully illustrated throughout and packed withÂ hair-raising storiesÂ – with all the horribly hilarious bits included
- withÂ a fresh takeÂ on the classic Horrible Histories style, perfect for fans old and new
- the perfect series forÂ anyoneÂ looking for aÂ fun and informativeÂ readÂ
- Horrible Histories has beenÂ entertainingÂ children and families for generations with books, TV, stage show, magazines, games and 2019’sÂ brilliantly funnyÂ Horrible Histories: the Movie -Â Rotten Romans.
Get your history right here and collect the whole horrible lot.Â
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