This paperback edition includes a link to download a free audio version of the book read by Sir Tony Robinson.
In Sir Tony Robinson's Weird World of Wonders British, Sir 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
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Sir Tony Robinson has written many books on historical subjects, including Bad Kids and The Worst Children's Jobs in History. He has written several television series for children including Maid Marian and Her Merry Men for which he received a BAFTA and a Royal Television Award. He presents Channel 4's archaeology series Time Team, and played Baldrick in Blackadder.