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  • The Fact or Fiction Behind Battles and Wars

    By Kay Barnham
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    Kay Barnham
    Truth or Busted's battles and wars title explores popular myths and legends about some of the world's most famous conflicts in a tongue-in-cheek, humorous way that kids will find unputdownable! Alongside features such as 'Battle Blunders' in which we learn about people or countries that have lost battles or wars for bizarre reasons, Truth or Busted statements such as 'Ancient Greek armies were square' or 'Elephants are excellent warriors' are explored. We look at where the idea came from, whether it has any basis in truth, or whether they can be consigned to folklore. Finally, each statement is given a TRUTH or BUSTED evaluation! A must for anyone interested in battles and wars, or studying history at school!
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  • The Fact or Fiction Behind the Victorians

    By Peter Hepplewhite
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    Peter Hepplewhite
    Truth or Busted's Victorians title explores popular myths about the Victoria era, its people and events in a tongue-in-cheek, humorous way that kids will find unputdownable! Alongside features such as 'Flabbergastation!' in which we discover the oddest aspects of Victorian life, Truth or Busted statements such as 'Queen Victoria was not amused' or 'George Stephenson was a reckless driver' are explored. We look at where the idea came from, whether it has any basis in truth, or whether it can be consigned to folklore. Finally, each statement is given a TRUTH or BUSTED evaluation!A must for anyone studying the Victorians at key stage 2 or key stage 3!
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