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How they croaked : the awful ends of the awfully famous

Author: Georgia Bragg; Kevin O'Malley; Walker and Company.; C. & C. Offset Printing Co. Ltd.
Publisher: New York : Walker & Co., 2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
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A look at the deaths of several famous people throughout history and the circumstances surrounding those deaths.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Tutankhamen, King of Egypt.; Julius Caesar; Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt; Christopher Columbus; Henry, King of England; Elizabeth, Queen of England; Pocahontas; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Marie Antoinette, Queen consort of Louis XVI King of France; George Washington; Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Ludwig van Beethoven; Edgar Allan Poe; Charles Dickens; James A Garfield; Charles Darwin; Marie Curie; Albert Einstein; Ludwig van Beethoven; Julius Caesar; Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt; Christopher Columbus; Marie Curie; Charles Darwin; Charles Dickens; Albert Einstein; Elizabeth, Queen of England; James A Garfield; Henry, King of England; Marie Antoinette, Queen consort of Louis XVI King of France; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Pocahontas; Edgar Allan Poe; Tutankhamen, King of Egypt.; George Washington
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Georgia Bragg; Kevin O'Malley; Walker and Company.; C. & C. Offset Printing Co. Ltd.
ISBN: 9780802798176 0802798179 9780802798183 0802798187 9780802727947 0802727948 9780605493087 0605493081
OCLC Number: 551198278
Notes: "Art created with Black Micron 005 by Pigma on layout paper"--Page facing title page.
Performer(s): Kevin O'Malley.
Target Audience: 950
Description: 184 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: King Tut : Back up the U-Haul --
Julius Caesar : Putting the "I" in "Ides" --
Cleopatra : #1 across --
Christopher Columbus : Death by dirt --
Henry VIII : Who not to marry --
Elizabeth I : She kept her head about her --
Pocahontas : Royal hostage --
Galileo Galilei : Staying alive --
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart : Every good boy does fine --
Marie Antoinette : I did not do it on purpose --
George Washington : Little mouth of horrors --
Napoleon Bonaparte : I hate islands --
Ludwig Van Beethoven : Between those ears --
Edgar Allan Poe : Oh, woe is Poe --
Charles Dickens : A tale of two brains --
James A. Garfield : James who? --
Charles Darwin : What, me worry? --
Marie Curie : You glow, girl --
Albert Einstein : Einstein = massive cranium --
One more thing.
Responsibility: Georgia Bragg ; illustrated by Kevin O'Malley.

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