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Scholastic, 2002 - France - 176 pages
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History with the nasty bits left in! 'France' reveals the revolting truth behind the rebellious, revolutionary French, from the tortured times of the Dark Ages to the murderous moments of the 19th century. Want to know which king thought he was made of glass, why French bread was once made from broken tiles and bricks, and how to play hopscotch like a French highwayman? Read on for the dire details on a host of curious kings, quirky queens and evil emperors - and the rebels who had them butchered, beheaded and bumped off when they'd had enough of them. Find out about France's foul famines, terrible Terrors and the gruesome guillotine. History has never been so horrible!

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This book is really good my teacher read it to me when we were learning about France . I learnt some really good facts about France's history and the kings and queens.

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