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Terry Deary

Terry Deary is the world's best-selling author of irreverent history books. Series like _Horrible Histories_ have transformed the way children learn about the past. They have sold over 30 million copies in 40 languages since their launch in 1993\. They have appeared as award-winning television series, theatre tours and a movie. Terry Deary also writes fiction for children and has published 320 titles to date. He was born in 1946 and grew up the son of a Sunderland butcher.