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How they croaked : the awful ends of the awfully famous

Author: Georgia Bragg; Kevin O'Malley; C. & C. Offset Printing Co. Ltd.
Publisher: New York : Walker & Co., 2012, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : Paperback edView all editions and formats
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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
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Georgia Bragg; Kevin O'Malley; C. & C. Offset Printing Co. Ltd.
ISBN: 9780802727947 0802727948
OCLC Number: 813222736
Awards: Short-listed for Virginia Readers Choice Award (Middle School) 2015
Description: 184 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: King Tut --
Julius Caesar --
Cleopatra --
Christopher Columbus --
Henry VIII --
Elizabeth I --
Pocahontas --
Galileo Galilei --
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart --
Marie Antoinette --
George Washington --
Napoleon Bonaparte --
Ludwig Van Beethoven --
Edgar Allan Poe --
Charles Dickens --
James A. Garfield --
Charles Darwin --
Marie Curie --
Albert Einstein --
One more thing.
Responsibility: Georgia Bragg ; illustrated by Kevin O'Malley.

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This fascinating collection of remarkable deaths relays all the gory details of how 19 world figures gave up the ghost, including King Tut, Julius Caesar, George Washington, Edgar Allan Poe, and  Read more...

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