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Illustrated by Philip Webb
Following on from the success of MISCHIEF & MAYHEM, CLAWS AND JAWS, WEIRD & WONDERFUL comes this collection of stories based around history. Writers include old favourites such as David Hill, Pauline Cartwright, Sandy Mackay and James Norcliffe; as well as some exciting newcomers. As with previous anthologies, Philip Webb is the illustrator and his lively and humorous illustrations are the perfect complement to Barbara Else's fantastic selection of stories. As Barbara Else says: 'History is meant to be facts. This collection is historical, because the stories in here treat history in some very different ways. Whether they are true or invented, I chose them because I think they are gripping. They are lively - or touching - or heart-rending, side-splitting, mind-bending. They'll make you gasp and shudder, gasp and laugh, or gasp and cry.'