• The Gruesome Truth About The Romans

    Covering the Romans, the Egyptians, the Greeks and the Aztecs, this informative series details all the topics one would expect to find in a history series, such as family life, food, religion, entertainment and warfare. However, it focuses on the most gruesome parts of these topics. Who would have thought that the Greeks scratched their faces until they bled at funerals as a sign of mourning, and that the Aztecs offered human sacrifices to the gods. Picture book ages 8-12Published by Wayland

  • The Gruesome Truth About: The Middle Ages

    Covering the Romans, the Egyptians, the Greeks, the Aztecs, the Vikings, the Victorians, the Tudors and the Middle Ages, this informative series details all the topics one would expect to find in a history series, such as family life, food, religion, entertainment and warfare. However, it focuses on the most gruesome parts of these topics. Contents:The Marvellous Middle AgesDingy DwellingsHerbs and hygieneWeary workersWorking childrenBoars and bustardsHunting and hawksCastles and CatapultsSheriffs and StocksTerrible torturesDeadly diseasesCurious curesPrayers and Pardons Picture book ages 8-12Published by Wayland

  • The Gruesome Truth About The Tudors

    Covering the Romans, the Egyptians, the Greeks, the Aztecs, the Vikings, the Victorians, the Tudors and the Middle Ages, this informative series details all the topics one would expect to find in a history series, such as family life, food, religion, entertainment and warfare. However, it focuses on the most gruesome parts of these topics. Contents:The Terrific TudorsTudor GroomingPongs and PomandersSpit roasts and sparrowsCock fights and cudgelsCruel classroomsScary SurgeryThe PlagueSailors and ExplorersMen and MusketsCrime and PunishmentTerrible TorturesWomen and Witches Picture book ages 8-12Published by Wayland

  • The Gruesome Truth About The Victorians

    Covering the Romans, the Egyptians, the Greeks, the Aztecs, the Vikings, the Victorians, the Tudors and the Middle Ages, this informative series details all the topics one would expect to find in a history series, such as family life, food, religion, entertainment and warfare. However, it focuses on the most gruesome parts of these topics. Contents:The Vivacious VictoriansHomes and HygieneCruel RulesDodgy DinnersDunce Caps and CanesArsenic and LeechesThe Great StinkPickpockets and Pudding SnammersHulks and HangingsFoul Factories and Monstrous MillsChimneys and CoalminesBoxing and BaitingFreaks and Acrobats Picture book ages 8-12Published by Wayland

  • The Gruesome Truth About The Vikings

    Covering the Romans, the Egyptians, the Greeks, the Aztecs, the Vikings, the Victorians, the Tudors and the Middle Ages, this informative series details all the topics one would expect to find in a history series, such as family life, food, religion, entertainment and warfare. However, it focuses on the most gruesome parts of these topics. Contents:The Violent VikingsRuthless RaidersWild WarriorsSacrifices and SagasChieftains and SlavesLaws and ‘Things’Families and FeudsSmoky HomesSoap and Steam BathsHorrid HuntersSeabirds and SausagesCruel CompetitorsPyres, Fires and Funerals Picture book ages 8-12Published by Wayland

  • The Gruesome Truth About The Aztecs

    Covering the Romans, the Egyptians, the Greeks and the Aztecs, this informative series details all the topics one would expect to find in a history series, such as family life, food, religion, entertainment and warfare. However, it focuses on the most gruesome parts of these topics. Who would have thought that the Greeks scratched their faces until they bled at funerals as a sign of mourning, and that the Aztecs offered human sacrifices to the gods. Picture book ages 8-12Published by Wayland

  • The Gruesome Truth About The Greeks

    Covering the Romans, the Egyptians, the Greeks and the Aztecs, this informative series details all the topics one would expect to find in a history series, such as family life, food, religion, entertainment and warfare. However, it focuses on the most gruesome parts of these topics. Who would have thought that the Greeks scratched their faces until they bled at funerals as a sign of mourning, and that the Aztecs offered human sacrifices to the gods. Picture book ages 8-12Published by Wayland

  • The Gruesome Truth About The Egyptians

    Covering the Romans, the Egyptians, the Greeks and the Aztecs, this informative series details all the topics one would expect to find in a history series, such as family life, food, religion, entertainment and warfare. However, it focuses on the most gruesome parts of these topics. Who would have thought that the Greeks scratched their faces until they bled at funerals as a sign of mourning, and that the Aztecs offered human sacrifices to the gods. Picture book ages 8-12Published by Wayland Available to buy from Amazon

  • About Matt

    Matt Buckingham is an internationally published author, illustrator, educator and designer with specialisms in children’s publications and picture books. After completing his degree at Loughborough University and his Masters in Illustration at Falmouth School of Art, Matt moved to London and established himself as a successful children’s book author and illustrator. Matt now lives in Cheshire with his wife, two children, two pesky dogs and a naughty tortoise. He shares his time illustrating and writing as the creative director of Muddy Publishing Ltd and teaching on the BA Hons Illustration award at Staffordshire University. Matt is a Higher Education Academy Fellow. Matt works with a wide variety of media including inks and watercolour as…