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Discover all the foul facts about the Frightful First World War on audio, narrated by Terry Deary. Find out including what the 'Fat King' did with food scraps and dead horses, how sniffing your own pee could save your life in a gas attack and why a pair of old socks gave away top German secrets.

©1998 Terry Deary & Martin Brown (P)2013 Scholastic UK

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This is my favorite horrible history

Boys dream of war and men dream of peace. Through humor and quirky facts the horror of the First World War and the pointlessness of it is brought home to young children

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  • Anonymous User
  • 03-05-19

Brilliant

Brilliant story, easy to listen to, excellent fun facts, will definitely be buying the rest of the collection

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  • Russell North
  • 11-10-18

BEST BOOK EVER

IT IS 2nd BEST ww1 BOOK EVER BUT DON'T GO HORRIBLE HISTORIES IS VERY GOOD BY IT WITH CREDITS

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  • Billy
  • 01-25-18

Utterly speechless! Listen!!

I'd done all the books except this and WW2 and where silly and funny until this one... it was heart wrenching in place and shown warm and laughter between the soldiers but was, throughout whole the book, respectful.

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  • Ms S. J. Ward
  • 12-31-14

I loved it

In summery it was... AMAZING I loved it it was dead funny amazing. I loved it so much yahoooooooooooooo. Y

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  • Angela
  • 12-20-14

Fightful First World War

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My son listened to it on a very long car trip and loved it. He wants to listen to all the others now!

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  • L C Brownlees
  • 10-05-21

Ok

This was ok but…

It was a bit weird because of the narrating.
But I kind - of like it.🥸

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  • sarahnew
  • 09-23-21

Love it sooooo much lol

I have the book in my room and I can read but I get tired so this works it is very helpful now back to world war 1 me and my class have been learning about World War 1 it was sad but interesting I like it soo much I recommend it to everyone but maybe not for children who are 1 or 2 or 3 !!!! I recommend to read it that’s it bye byeeeeeee
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  • Mrs Tara Duvall
  • 04-02-21

Fantastic

It was fantastic it was so gruesome it is a very interesting story and it was very interesting

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  • Sarah Collins
  • 01-18-21

Frightful First World War



I love world war stories so I chose this
My friend would probably like it
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Theodore age 7 1/2

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  • Mumsy
  • 11-08-19

Excellent

My 8 yr old daughter loves all the Horrible histories series tv & audio. I purchased this for a long drive we had so listened to it twice! I had my dad 83 in car too and he loved it too. These books really capture the audience especially children. My daughter has asd and Adhd and some books just dont cut it with her attention. Horrible histories do that. She sits and listens intently as the actors portray the characters in varied tones. More importantly my dad was listening instead of moaning about my driving. Excellent for child and seniors!

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  • Miss J Blair
  • 08-01-21

Cool audio book

Amazing way of making the story fun for children.

Amazing opinion on the First World War,producers!!!!🤩🍀!!!

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  • Nikki Thorpe
  • 04-07-19

it was a great book

i loved it, i like George and his stories. it was great. it was funny.