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Horrible Christmas

Author: Terry Deary; Martin Brown
Publisher: London : Scholastic, 2018. ©2013.
Series: Horrible histories.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The complete horrible history of Christmas tells tales from the dark days when the Puritans tried to abolish Christmas, to Christmas in the trenches when the British and Germans traded bullets for footballs. Plus dreadful jokes, rotten recipes, and a Christmas quiz!
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Deary; Martin Brown
ISBN: 9781407178714 1407178717
OCLC Number: 1057893062
Notes: Originally published: 2000.
Description: 96 pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Christmas carols --
Christmas history --
Christmas crackers --
Christmas kids --
Daft data --
Foul food --
Savage stories --
Rotten Christmas --
Christmas bored game --
Silly Santa --
Christmas characters --
Christmas entertainment --
Christmas cwiz --
Christmas cards --
Christmas pudding --
Curious Christmas customs --
Christmas firsts --
The knight before Christmas --
Christmas future.
Series Title: Horrible histories.
Responsibility: Terry Deary ; illustrated by Martin Brown.

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The complete horrible history of Christmas tells tales from the dark days when the Puritans tried to abolish Christmas, to Christmas in the trenches when the British and Germans traded bullets for footballs. Plus dreadful jokes, rotten recipes, and a Christmas quiz!

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