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Truly Foul & Cheesy History Book
As a French refugee in the Second World War, you find hope in the Special Operations Executive in Britain. Your task? You must 'set Europe ablaze' by disrupting the Germans as much as possible. You must learn to fight and survive in your work as a secret agent, using an arsenal of gadgets such as explosive rats and noiseless guns. "You Wouldn't Want To Be" is a constantly-growing library of exciting titles which transport the reader to the grisliest times and places in history. The first-person narrative approach puts the reader in the shoes of some of the most unfortunate people ever to have lived. Humorous cartoon-style illustrations bring the characters to life, while informative captions explain processes or chronological events.
John Malam attended the University of Birmingham before working in publishing. He is now a writer and editor with over 20 years experience in producing books for children. He lives in Cheshire with his family.
Mark Bergin was born in Hastings, England, in 1961. He studied at Eastbourne College of Art and specialises in historical reconstructions, aviation and maritime subjects. He lives in Bexhill-on-Sea with his wife and children.