October 27, 2021

Horrible Histories

The Horrible Histories book series is an incredible work. Its designed for kids, but works just as well for adults. Its accessible, covers alot of ground quickly, is funny and doesn’t shy away from violence.

It also, tends to provide a cynical depiction of school life and the standard of history teaching in school. For example:

  • It refers to the first week of returning to school as National Children’s Gloom Day.