Gruesome Guides: York Paperback
by Terry Deary
Illustrated by Mike Phillips
Part of the Horrible Histories series
HORRIBLE HISTORIES GRUESOME GUIDES: YORK takes readers on a gore-tastic tour of the streets of York, exposing all of its most scurrilous secrets.
With the frightful full-colour map tourists can plot their path to the past - meet at the Minster, amble through the blood-soaked Shambles and then climb to Micklegate - where so many traitors headed off.
Deadly diseases, horrendous highwaymen and vicious Vikings, it's a trip no Horrible Histories fan will want to miss!
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 96 pages, Illustrations (some col.), col. map
- Publisher: Scholastic
- Publication Date: 01/03/2010
- Category: History & the past: general interest (Children's/YA)
- ISBN: 9781407110790
- Paperback from £6.39
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Review by soliloquies
Potted history of some of the more gruesome elements to York's history. The book is aimed at children, so this is a fun read.