There are countless daring, clever and ruthless kings and queens from throughout history. But who was the toughest nut of all? Bursting full of entertaining and witty fact-filled text in bite sized chunks and jam-packed with hilarious full-colour illustrations throughout. From Henry VIII and his many wives to Fredrick the Great and countless other tough-nut monarchs, Hard Nuts of History Kings and Queens includes Hardometers and a Hard Nut rating for some of the toughest kings and queens of all time.
Tracey Turner has written many highly successful non-fiction titles for adults and young adults. The best-selling 101 Things You Need to Know (Bloomsbury) has been selected by the Government's Education Secretary for a list of top books for teenage boys. Other titles include The Ghastly Book of Dover Castle (English Heritage), The A-Z of Ghosts, Spooks and other Haunting Horrors (Scholastic), The Who's Who of Horrors and the Disgusting Dictionary (Hodder) and Whitaker's World of Weird for A & C Black.