Famous Phonies: Legends, Fakes, and Frauds Who Changed History Changed History Series

Sky Pony - Follow the fake lives of these twelve history-changers to uncover the fabrications of the famous, and the should-be-famous!Famous “Phonies”:Confucius • George Washington • Pythagoras • Hiawatha • Gilgamesh • Major William Martin • William Shakespeare • Pope Joan • Homer • Prester John • Huangdi • The Turk.

Some of the biggest names in history can be found between these pages—and the light isn’t flattering. We’re looking at you, George “I must not tell a lie” Washington. Famous phonies: legends, and frauds who changed history is the first book in a new nonfiction middle grade series that will explore the underbelly of history, Fakes, making you question everything you thought you knew about history’s finest.

Famous Phonies: Legends, Fakes, and Frauds Who Changed History Changed History Series - Fakes, frauds, and phonies. Sounds like a book filled with criminals and delinquents, doesn’t it? Well, it’s not.





Fantastic Fugitives: Criminals, Cutthroats, and Rebels Who Changed History While on the Run! Changed History Series

Sky Pony - They stood up for what they believed in, which could be as noble as freedom or as greedy as money. Think fugitives are always bad guys running from the law? Think again! The twelve fugitives in this book annoyed everyone, including queens, presidents and popes. But they didn’t let the peeved or the powerful stop them from breaking laws.

The series includes famous phonies: legends, Fakes, and Frauds Who Changed History 2015 and a forthcoming book on thieves who changed history. Fantastically fast fugitives hiding inside:spartacus * cleopatra * martin luther * Koxinga * Mary, Queen of Scots * The Pilgrims * Harriet Tubman * Typhoid Mary * John Dillinger * Emmeline Pankhurst * Virginia Hall * Nelson Mandela.

Fantastic Fugitives: Criminals, Cutthroats, and Rebels Who Changed History While on the Run! Changed History Series - Even you! just make sure you have your running shoes tied tight. Fantastic fugitives: criminals, cutthroats, and Rebels Who Changed History While on the Run! is the second book in Brianna DuMont’s Changed History series. They founded countries, won wars, and even ended empires—all while on the run! Follow the twists and turns of these lawbreaking lives to learn how anyone can change the world.





Thrilling Thieves: Thrilling Thieves: Liars, Cheats, and Cons Who Changed History Changed History Series

Sky Pony - Follow the trail of twelve troublemakers to learn what really made the Mona Lisa the most iconic painting in the world, meet the most powerful pirate from history it’s probably not who you’re expecting, and watch empires rise and fall with the theft of a simple tea plant. Turns out our world owes a lot to those who dabble on the dark side.

If you’re not scared of crooks and criminals, take a peek at this new side of history. Caution: don’t look for the good guys in here. What do mother theresa, honest abe, and Mahatma Gandhi have in common? They’re all too good for this book, that’s what. Sure, you’ll find some familiar faces like queen Elizabeth I and Thomas Edison in here, but you’ll learn that behind their angelic smiles were cunning con artists who stole their way to gold and greatness.





How They Choked: Failures, Flops, and Flaws of the Awfully Famous

Bloomsbury USA Childrens - Bruce ismay’s jumping the lifeboat line on the Titanic, How They Choked knocks fourteen famous achievers off their pedestals to reveal the human side of history. Successful "failures" include: marco polo, isaac newton, Queen Isabella of Spain, Anne Boleyn, Benedict Arnold, Ferdinand Magellan, Montezuma II, Susan B.

Bruce ismay, "shoeless Joe" Jackson, Amelia M. From montezuma ii’s mistaking a conqueror for a god to Isaac Newton turning from science to alchemy to J. Sometimes they become deep dark secrets. Anthony, george armstrong Custer, Thomas Alva Edison, Vincent van Gogh, J. Sometimes, epic failures even lead to super successes.

How They Choked: Failures, Flops, and Flaws of the Awfully Famous - Earhart. But remember--to fail is human, to laugh about our shortcomings divine. The team behind the bestselling how They Croaked shines a light on the darker sides of history’s most famous failures, perfect for reluctant readers!Everyone makes mistakes.