Adventures in Time: The Six Wives of Henry VIII - Adventures in Time (Hardback)Dominic Sandbrook (author)
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Take a journey to a vanished world with the ADVENTURES IN TIME* series - stories so exciting you won't believe they're all true
'Winter has come; and in a far distant land, a warrior queen is expecting a child...'
Step through these pages into the Tudor world: a dangerous place, where one miss-step could cost your life. Through the eyes of Henry VIII's six very different queens, from a brave Spanish princess to a wise English widow, historian Dominic Sandbrook takes us on a thrilling journey through the twists and turns of a dramatic age. For no one is safe from the wheel of fortune: it can take you from a golden throne to the Tower of London...
The Adventures in Time series brings the past alive for twenty-first century children. These stories are every bit as exciting as those of Harry Potter or Matilda Wormwood. The only difference is they actually happened...
*(Perfect for all readers who enjoy tales of heroes, villains, jousting, beheadings and fat tyrants)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 437 g
Dimensions: 222 x 144 x 31 mm
Few plots can rival the real-life dramas played out in the superb Adventures in Time series by the historian Dominic Sandbrook, one of the most exciting new voices in children's non-fiction. * Daily Telegraph *
The brio of the accounts sweep children along on the adventure and introduce them to the way in which history shapes our modern world. * Daily Mail Children's Books of the Year 2021 *
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“A fantastic introduction to tutor england”
Although this is written for children I found it massively informative. It talks in chronological order through henry viii's wives, but also covers the reformation, the wars with France and the sinking of the... More
“A brilliant idea for younger fans of history.”
Dominic Sandbrook’s knack of being able to write historical fact in an engaging way is well known in his work aimed at the adult market. In ‘The Six Wives of Henry VIII’ this trait has lost none of its powerful... More
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