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Title: CRUEL CRIMES AND PAINFUL PUNISHMENTS
By: Terry Deary
Format: Hardback

List price: £7.99


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ISBN 10: 0439979277
ISBN 13: 9780439979276
Publisher: SCHOLASTIC
Pub. date: 18 October, 2002
Series: Horrible Histories
Pages: 100
Description: Crammed full of 7000 years of law-makers and law-breakers with a rogue's gallery of pirates, witch-finders, highwaymen, torturers, traitors and tyrants. Read on for horrible hangings, putrid prisons and terrible transportation.
Synopsis: Cruel Crime and Painful Punishment is crammed full of 7,000 yearsof law-makers and law-breakers with a rogue's gallery of pirates,witch-finders, highwaymen, torturers, traitors and tyrants. Want to know: Who was sentenced to death-by coffee? Where you could be whipped for flying a kite? Why a cockerel was burnt at the stake? Read on for horrible hangings, putrid prisons and terrible transportation. Find out the truth about brutal school beatings, test your local policeman, and see if you can escape beheading in the terrible Tower of London game. History has never been so horrible!
Illustrations: illustrations
Publication: UK
Imprint: Scholastic Hippo
Returns: Non-returnable
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