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The great and the terrible : the world's most glorious and notorious rulers and how they got their names

Author: Joanne O'Sullivan; Udayana Lugo
Publisher: Philadelphia : Running Press Kids, 2020.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"We've heard of Alexander the Great. We've heard of Ivan the Terrible. But what was so Great about Alexander? What was so Terrible about Ivan? Spanning centuries of history in a culturally diverse framework--from ancient India to nineteenth-century Hawaii, and with a balanced focus on notorious women rulers as well as male, The Great and the Terrible takes a humorous look at some of the most glorious and notorious  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Instructional and educational works
Biography Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joanne O'Sullivan; Udayana Lugo
ISBN: 9780762496617 0762496614
OCLC Number: 1135586070
Target Audience: For middle grade readers.
Description: vii, 168 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: The greats: Hatshepsut --
Cyrus the Great --
Alexander the Great --
Askoka the Great --
Suiko, the Great Empress --
Pacal the Great --
Good King Wenceslas --
Sejong the Great --
Askia the Great --
Lorenzo teh Magnificent --
Süleyman the Magnificent --
Nur Jahan --
Good Queen Bess (Elizabeth I) --
Nanyehi --
Kamehameha the Great --
The Terribles: Attila the Hun --
Bad King John --
Vlad the Impaler --
Bloody Mary Tudor --
Ivan the Terrible --
Catherine de' Medici --
Mad Ibrahim I --
Sultan Ismail the Bloodthirsty --
Queen Ranavalona the cruel --
Mad King Ludwig --
Rogues gallery of other notably notorious.
Other Titles: World's most glorious and notorious rulers and how they got their names
Responsibility: Joanne O'Sullivan ; illustrated by Udayana Lugo.

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A fun, quirky, and engaging fully illustrated history anthology featuring 25 amazing and terrorizing rulers for middle grade readers who love Sarah Albee and Georgia Bragg.  Read more...

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