Horrible Histories author: 'I don't like historians'

Help

Terry Deary, author of the Horrible Histories series, which has sold more than 25 million copies, has admitted that he dislikes historians.

The children's author who has inspired schoolchildren to learn more about history says historians are "devious" and "re-invent history".

After writing more than 200 children's books, the writer is about to take on some new challenges including a run along Hadrian's Wall.

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.