Synopses & Reviews
Smelly Old History is a unique new series that brings history to your nose through scratch-and-sniff panels. Informative and amusing text, hilarious artwork, glossary, and puzzles combine with these pungent panels to give children a true "sense of the past". With these often funny tours back in time, young readers will learn that smells have played a powerful role in our history.
Visit the stinking streets, riddled with rats and plague, take to the seas with sailors fighting the Armada, rub shoulders with the great explorers, or drop in on the royals.
Take a deep breath and step back into the world of Tudor Odours. Visit the stinking streets, riddled with rats and plague, or the perfumed country houses of the very rich. Take to the seas with the sailors, whether fighting the Armada or adventuring with the great explorers, or drop in on the revolting royals. It all adds up to a uniquely realistic portrait of a very smelly age.