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Another fascinating title in the fantastically funny history series from the acclaimed Tony Robinson. Tony Robinson takes you on a headlong gallop through time, pointing out all the most important, funny, strange, amazing, entertaining, smelly and disgusting bits about the British! It's history, but not as we know it! Find out everything you ever needed to know in this brilliant, action-packed, fact-filled book including:- How to avoid scurvy- Why bright red isn't the best colour for a soldier's uniform- Why not being able to swim was considered an advantage, and- How to cure the most gruesome tropical diseases.

©2012 Tony Robinson (P)2012 Macmillan Digital Audio

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Awesome!

I learned so much about Britain and their empire.I also learned that they had a really big one.It's great for kids!

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  • 08-31-12

VeryNIce and fun book

Great book and good story. Nice for children. interesting to read. Great.Very Nice. Good book. One must read.

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