A Book that printed itself thousands of years before Caxton and Gutenberg, before Chinese woodblock artists and ancient Korean calligraphers traced out tiny samples of its dreadful words with their hands trembling. The Book was an unwelcome addition to the Great Library of Alexandria, one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world, mere days before the library burned down. It reached Rome just hours before the Visigoths sacked the city and was a ghostly cargo on the 14th-century trading galley that voyaged from Asia to Europe, bringing with it the Black Death. Many people have come close to deciphering the Book. Only one has lived to tell the tale. This is his story, told at his own risk. This is his book about the Book...
The Book of Bad Things

"Some seriously spooky stuff and fantastic facts
- It was awesome!"
Oskar, St Albans, UK (aged 12)