IBNA- Volumes 12 and 13 from the series of Horrible Histories ‘Groovy Greeks’ and ‘Awesome Egyptians’ by the British children’s author Terry Deary have been translated into Persian and are available in Iranian bookstores.
According to IBNA correspondent, history is among those courses which children most likely try to avoid, but in his series of Terry Deary presents history in the format of engaging stories. ‘Groovy Greeks’ and ‘Awesome Egyptians’ have been translated into Persian by Paiman Esma’eilian and released by Ofogh Publishing in Tehran each in 1500 copies.
‘Groovy Greeks’ replies to questions such as why Greek girls ran about pretending to be bears, who had the world's first flushing toilet and why dedicated doctors tasted their patients' ear wax.
‘Awesome Egyptians’ helps readers to discover which king had the worst blackheads, why some kings had to wear false beards, why the peasants were revolting and much more.
William Terence Deary (born 3 January 1946) is a British children's author of over 200 books, selling over 25 million copies in over 40 languages, best known as the writer of the Horrible Histories series.
Since 1994 he has been one of Britain's best-selling authors.
In 2012, he was the tenth most-borrowed author in British libraries and was voted Outstanding Children's Non-Fiction Author Of The 20th Century by Books for Keeps magazine.