Cruel Crimes and Painful Punishments by Terry Deary

Cruel Crimes and Painful Punishments by Terry Deary

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Crammed full of 7000 years of law-makers and law-breakers with a rogue's gallery of pirates, witch-finders, highwaymen, torturers, traitors and tyrants. Read on for horrible hangings, putrid prisons and terrible transportation.

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Cruel Crime and Painful Punishment is crammed full of 7,000 yearsof law-makers and law-breakers with a rogue's gallery of pirates,witch-finders, highwaymen, torturers, traitors and tyrants. Want to know: Who was sentenced to death-by coffee? Where you could be whipped for flying a kite? Why a cockerel was burnt at the stake? Read on for horrible hangings, putrid prisons and terrible transportation. Find out the truth about brutal school beatings, test your local policeman, and see if you can escape beheading in the terrible Tower of London game. History has never been so horrible!

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SKU GOR001235966
Title Cruel Crimes and Painful Punishments
Author By (author) Terry Deary
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Scholastic
Year Published 2002
Number of Pages 100
ISBN 10 0439979277
ISBN 13 9780439979276
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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Cruel Crime and Painful Punishment is crammed full of 7,000 yearsof law-makers and law-breakers with a rogue's gallery of pirates,witch-finders, highwaymen, torturers, traitors and tyrants. Want to know: Who was sentenced to death-by coffee? Where you could be whipped for flying a kite? Why a cockerel was burnt at the stake? Read on for horrible hangings, putrid prisons and terrible transportation. Find out the truth about brutal school beatings, test your local policeman, and see if you can escape beheading in the terrible Tower of London game. History has never been so horrible!
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001235966
Title Cruel Crimes and Painful Punishments
Author By (author) Terry Deary
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Scholastic
Year Published 2002
Number of Pages 100
ISBN 10 0439979277
ISBN 13 9780439979276
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No

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