December 2020

New publications - 2020

Look out for ...

The first new "Horrible Histories title for two years ... 'All at sea'

A reprint of 'Master Crook's Crime Academy' is now released in two-book volumes.

 Master Crook's Crime Academy: Classes in Kidnapping / Safecracking for Students by [Deary, Terry]so ...

Book 2 in "Wigggott's Wonderful Waxworld" series. 'Fire Flight'

For adults look out for a new series 'Peasants Revolting ...' which started with 'Peasants Revolting Crimes'

Now out 'The Peasants Revolting Lives'

For a review click HERE

 To see the latest book releases click HERE


There are no dates planned for signings or book events. The "Horrible Christmas Show" at Lanchester Community Centre has been cancelled. But Terry WILL be signing books for readers as Christmas gifts. via the Lanchester site. 

Television productions

To see the latest TV and movie news click HERE 


This month I'll be planning and researching four new theatre events

'Horrible Histories - Barmy Britain'

Birmingham Stage Company are touring their 2-man show based on their West End success. See their website for dates. Read the director's thoughts HERE

'Horrible Histories - Cruel Britannia'

Scripting a new episode of the ever-popular Birmingham Stage Show for Summer 2021

'True Ghost Stories'

Terry is working in partnership with National Productions to bring his 'True Ghost Stories' book to the stage in 2021

Terry Deary's Terribly True Ghost Stories (Terry Deary's Terribly True Stories) by Terry Deary (4-Sep-2006) Paperback

The book is available to read on Kinddle now.


For the latest news on exhibitions click HERE

 New writing this year

I have written 10 new books for publication in 2021:

6 books for the Irish publisher CJ Fallon.

1 new Horrible Histories title.

3 new hsitory non-fiction titles to be announced

I am also writing screenplay for a movie celebrating the 40th running of "The Great North Run" in September 2021. See HERE for details


  • I have about 100 children's fiction titles that are now out of print. I have been working to convert some of them into e-books and make them available to a new generation of readers. In June 2013 I relaunched his fabulous "Tudor Chronicles" historical fiction series as Kindle downloads.
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My massively popular 'True Stories' from the 1990s are also released as Kindle books
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US Sales

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More News

December 2020New publications - 2020

Look out for ...

The first new "Horrible Histories title for two years ... 'All at sea'

A reprint of 'Master Crook's