True Crime Stories

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Puffin Books, 1997 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 110 pages
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Detailed accounts of some of the most famous crimes in history encompasses the story of the Great Train Robbery, the tale of a murderer who made the fatal mistake of leaving a bloody clue under the floor, and more. Original.

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Contents

Highwaymen Rogues of the Roads
33
Thieves The Great Train Robbery
43
Tricksters The 100000 Bucket of Water
61
Copyright

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About the author (1997)

Terry Deary began his writing career with fiction for A&C Black. He is now author of over 200 fiction and non-fiction books, which have been published in 40 languages. His historical fiction for older children Tudor Terror has been praised as "a marvellous blend of fact and fiction" (School Librarian). His non-fiction has been consistently in the best-seller lists since 1994. His Horrible Histories celebrated their 15th anniversary in 2008, having sold over 25 million copies worldwide and been adapted as television series, theatre tours and museum exhibitions. Terry Deary was voted "Outstanding children's non-fiction author of the 20th Century" by Books for Keeps magazine.

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