The Wicked History of the WorldBook - 2003
This gruesome yet informative look at the history of the world ischock full of everything from brainnibbling Neanderthals to terrified teenage soldiers in the 20th century. Hilarious but educational, and full of colourful and comical illustrations,children will be engrossed -- and grossed out -- by such facts as what smelly sport samurai warriors played, who tried to bump off her enemies with a poisoned cake, and who the famous pirate "Black Beard" was.
Publisher: Markham, Ont. : Scholastic Canada, c2003.
Characteristics: 93 pages :,color illustrations ;,30 cm.