English Heritage has been forced to withdraw The Ghastly Book of Stonehenge after British Archaeology Magazine revealed that it was littered with errors.
Editor Mike Pitts told the Mail on Sunday:
“I couldn’t believe it. It was supposed to be written in a style that makes it accessible to children but the result was a catalogue of errors too many to list, so I thought it our duty to publish the story.
“Not only that but the book was written in a style that really pokes fun at the people of the past in a condescending way and I think that devalues and demeans what happened at Stonehenge.
“There’s even a silly reference to a site at Robin Hood’s Ball near Stonehenge as being ‘a prehistoric nightclub’.”