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Scholastic, 2006 - England - 95 pages
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The city series continues with Stratford-Upon-Avon, birthplace of the brilliant bard A quaint and cute tourist town today, Shakespeare's Stratford was far from pleasant and Terry Deary reveals the civil war struggls and brutal beheadings that made its history so horrible. Readers can explore all the horrible highlights of the town using the frightful fold-out map, including spooky Sheep Street, hom of an awful axeman, a weird witch and possibly the most haunted house in England.

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About the author (2006)

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 museumexhibitions. Terry Deary was voted ""Outstanding children's non-fiction author of the 20th Century"" by "Books for Keeps" magazine.

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