The Woeful Second World War has ratings and 81 reviews. This is part of the Horrible Histories series written by Terry Deary giving an insight into the. Our price: £ If you ever hear old folk moaning on about the world today, just remind them how woeful things were in World War II. Listen to Horrible Histories: Woeful Second World War Audiobook by Terry Deary , Martin Brown, narrated by Terry Deary.

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In the book, there are lots of funny pictures and interesting language, even it is a serious topic, but it never make people feel boring.

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The target group is teenagers, who at least knows that there was some war running in the past and historical facts are butchered to the burned Adolf Hilters jaw. Find out who made a meal of maggots, or which soldiers were so smelly their enemies could sniff them out. Jul 04, Teddy rated it really liked it.

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However, I felt that at times, the book focused more on certain obscure facts surrounding the war rather than the war itself; after all, the entire timeline was closed out in a matter of two pages. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Please try again later. This book is very informative and a great read for all people trying to learn about this war. Aimed hustories children, they set out to tell you all about the really nasty side of history, which I am always down for.


I wanted to read a kid’s version before dwelling into the more horrific details. Anything that gets kids interested in history rather than just electronic devices is historoes winner in my book. Honestly, Horrible Histories are well worth ear read. More books for 8 – 12 year olds. I read this book for the first time as an adult and I feel like I learned a lot.

I really do mean a little inaccurate; it’s mostly erring on the side of “we don’t know which is really true but this makes a better story,” and occasionally “research marches on. I’ve enjoyed the ones that I’ve read so far – it’s good to play catch-up with these because they weren’t published when I was a kid. A good example is the way he deals with the firebombing of Dresden, describing the wor,d event as though it took place in London. He has also just set up a television production company and is negotiating to make a series of audio tapes and writing radio scripts for BBC World Service.

Available in these packs. He identifies the real city at the last minute–AFTER you’ve imagined it horible taking place on home soil for us readers in Great Britain. I’ve read a few of the Horrible History series, and it gets right down to the good, bad, and ugly without skimming the really ugly parts of the war.

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As one of the original series of Terry Deary’s Horrible Histories, “The Woeful Second World War” describes the timeline, causes and key points of the second world war in a humorous yet tasteful way that both appeals to older primary school students and brings home the terrible nature of war.


I loved these books as a kid and I love to collect them now. Feb 27, Oscar rated it it was amazing.

In most people really believed that wars were fought only by soldiers. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

The Woeful Second World War by Terry Deary

Instead you are given some “funny” facts like why boys were wearing short trouse When I saw this book I grabbed it at once and well it was what it was. If you ever hear old folk moaning on about the world today, just remind them how woeful things were in World War II.

I would recommend an age range of for this book woefkl out of 5. When I saw this book I grabbed it at once and well it was what it was. It helps us to look back at the horror and say the single word from the memorial at the destroyed village of Oradour-sur-Glane: Quotes from Woeful Second Wor It was incredibly informative, the cartoons as always made it light-hearted and it followed extremely well, connecting relevant themes.

Beli buku ini juga pada awalnya karena panik liat anak sendiri gak doyan baca. There is a whole series! Lists with This Book.