History Stinks!: Poo Through the Ages

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Author: Suzie Edge

Category: Children's , Teenage & educational

Book Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Wren & Rook

ISBN: 9781526366559

RRP: $22.99


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What’s that smell? It’s HISTORY – and it STINKS!

Did you know that you can discover loads about history just from the loo? Or piles about the past just from a poo? If not, then get ready to discover everything from Henry VIII’s dodgy diet and Aztec poop canoes to giant, fossilizsed Viking plops, poo-tastic Roman plumbing, the stinky secrets of Victorian sewers, smelly cesspits, medieval muck and more.

From Saxons and Tudors to ancient Greece, the Indus Valley and beyond, Poo Through the Ages features mighty monarchs, bonkers battles, deadly diseases, foul-smelling faeces and poo, poo, poo. Packed with fascinating facts, hilarious illustrations and the smelliest stories from our pongy past, get ready to dive into the smelliest corners of history!

Suzie Edge (Author)

Suzie Edge trained as a biologist before becoming a medical doctor to spend more time talking to people, rather than just bugs in test tubes. She’s worked as a doctor in infectious diseases, haematology, and trauma and orthopaedic surgery. She has also completed a MLitt in Modern History to feed her fascination for the history of the human body and medicine.

She loves discovering the real historical stories of how we have treated our human bodies in life and in death. She has over 7.6 million likes and 380,000 followers on TikTok, who love tuning into her stories of gruesome and fascinating medical history.

She has been nominated for BookTok Author of the Year 2023.

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