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Rivals! Frenemies Who Changed the World

By: Scott McCormick
Narrated by: Prentice Onayemi, Samantha Turret, Khristine Hvam, Gabriel Vaughan, Josh Hurley
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Summary

Exclusively on Audible, hilarious history for ages eight and up

Did you know that most of our dinosaur fossils were discovered because two grown men absolutely hated each other? It’s true!

Rivals! Frenemies Who Changed the World is a riotous audio exclusive, like if Monty Python taught your history class. Each volume of four 30-minute histories will dig into the petty name-calling and grumbling grudges that led to many of the world’s greatest advancements, all delivered with a cheeky sense of humor.

Choose sides: Cope or Marsh, the jerks who discovered so many dinosaurs; Hamilton or Burr, whose rivalry fueled American politics; Queen Elizabeth or Mary Queen of Scots, who fought to rule England; Adidas or Puma, whose rivalry changed the world of sports and fashion.

Kidnappings, rock fights, duels, and explosions, Rivals! shows world leaders at their absolute best and their worst, often at the same time.

©2018 Scott McCormick (P)2018 Audible Originals, LLC.

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an unrivalled book

Loved it, all these feuds were new to me and they were all delicious to hear about. Brilliantly performance and production.

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Awesome stuff

This seems like a horrible history knock off but they would be wrong! This book is delightful and funny and I loved learning about all the rivalries! I’m a kid who loves books and history and puma so this itches the scratch that came after I read horrible history! :)

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Kids and I both enjoyed it

I couldn’t quite work out if this was meant for adults or children- I found the topics and content interesting and I thought that my children would moan about it (we were listening as a family time activity) but there were enough silly voice outbursts that the children were in fits of laughter which meant it was surprisingly suitable for us all. Give it a shot - I mean it’s free what’s to lose?

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Amazing!

This book is Amazing! You learn a lot of history and it is funny

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It was funny and great

Night sleep sleep good sleep sleep dreams sleep night sleep good sleep night sleep love you sleep sleep night sleep good sleep chicken

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Actually some good..

Particularly found the Adidas versus Puma fascinating. So much history just in the logo! 👟

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Very good

It went into good detail about interesting rivalries. It was easy to understand but a bit weird if you arent american

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:)Great!

Really funny at some times but is very informative and is great for all ages! If you like Horrible Histories, this definitely for u!😁🤩❤️🧡💛💚💙💜🖤🤍🤎💖

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I wish history had been taught like this in my school.

Full of fascinating nuggets of information about some of the greatest and bloodiest disputes in history, all wonderfully delivered. I jumped at EVERY explosion!

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rivals

that was so good. 👏👏👏 great fun and actually informative lol
like a guilty secret

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