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  • Published: 18 January 2022
  • ISBN: 9780593120408
  • Imprint: RHUS Children's Books
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240
  • RRP: $11.99

History Smashers: Plagues and Pandemics




Myths! Lies! Secrets! Uncover the hidden truth about history's pandemics, from the Black Death to COVID-19. Perfect for fans of I Survived! and Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales.

During the Black Death in the 14th century, plague doctors wore creepy beaked masks filled with herbs. RIGHT?
WRONG! Those masks were from a plague outbreak centuries later--and most doctors never wore anything like that at all!

With a mix of sidebars, illustrations, photos, and graphic panels, acclaimed author Kate Messner delivers the whole truth about diseases like the bubonic plague, cholera, smallpox, tuberculosis, polio, influenza, and COVID-19.

Discover the nonfiction series that smashes everything you thought you knew about history! Don't miss History Smashers: The Mayflower, Women's Right to Vote, Pearl Harbor, Titanic, and American Revolution.

  • Published: 18 January 2022
  • ISBN: 9780593120408
  • Imprint: RHUS Children's Books
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240
  • RRP: $11.99

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