Edinburgh / Terry Deary ; illustrated by Mike Phillips.
By: Deary, Terry.
Contributor(s): Phillips, Mike.Material type: BookSeries: Deary, Terry. Horrible histories: ; Horrible histories: Publisher: London : Scholastic, 2005Description: 96 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781407110974 (pbk.) :.Subject(s): Edinburgh (Scotland) -- History -- Juvenile literatureGenre/Form: Children's nonfiction.DDC classification: 941.34
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It's history with the nasty bits left in! Want to know: Whose pickled skin became a sought-after souvenir? Why it's alright to spit on the High Street? How the pupils of Edinburgh High School got away with murder? Plot your path to the past with a frightful full-colour map of the city's horrible highlights - climb up the cursed castle for tales of reckless raids and hit the High Street for a whole host of historical horrors!
Introduction - Evil Edinburgh timeline - The cruel castle - Awful old town - Woe for witches - Horrible High Street - Miserable Mercat Cross - Revolting riots - Creepy churches - Terrible truths - Holyrood horrors - Cruel criminals - No smoke without fire - Scrutinize a Scot - Epilogue.
History has never been so horrible, find out about: whose picked skin became a sought-after souvenier? - why it's alright to spit on the High Street - how the pupils of Edinburgh High School got away with murder?. Plot your path to the past with the frightful fold-out map of the city - climb up to the cursed castle for tales of reckless raids, hit the High Street for a whole host of historical horrors and visit Holyroodhouse, the home of kidnapped kings and mysterious murders.
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