Children's Author

Horrible Histories author Terry Deary

Welcome to my website. I'm Terry Deary ®, professional actor, singer and writer for stage, television, movies and radio.

I am also a children's author with 300 fiction and non-fiction books published in the past 40 years, selling over 30 million copies in over 40 languages. 

My best-known children's book titles are the "Horrible Histories" series, first published 24 years ago and  still popular thanks to a BBC television series based on the books. There are around 100 titles. Readers interested in the HH books can see how they came about HERE.

I have written 150 novels, as well as the non-fiction, If you have a question then I can be contacted by email at THIS PAGE .  (NOTE: No messages from schools please.) I try to answer ALL messages from genuine fans within a week of receiving them.

See me present some of his quirky television documentaries HERE and HERE as well as my "Great North Run Tales" HERE

Enjoy the site, it's good to see you.

Latest News

January/February 2018

It's 2018 and that means ...

it's 40 years since I first published a children's book ("The Custard Kid" A&C Black 1978) this year will see my 300th published

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