Bright, page turning stories that bring history to life, with historially accurate information and fact sections to reinforce learning. In this story, join Arthur Knucklebone at Lockstock Manor where Queen Elizabeth I is to celebrate her birthday. Can Arthur save her from the Spanish spy?
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(196mm x 130mm x 6mm)
Franklin Watts Ltd
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
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Author Biography - Karen Wallace
A Canadian, Karen Wallace gained a degree in English from London University. Shortly afterwards she and her husband went to Toronto and worked in the publishing business. A few years later they moved to Ireland with their two young sons, and returned to England in 1982. She now writes full-time for children and for children's television. She and illustrator Mike Bostock won the TES Information Book Award for THINK OF AN EEL (Walker Books). Her novel RASPBERRIES ON THE YANGTSE was short-listed for the Guardian Award. She is married to novelist Sam Llewellyn. Martin lives in London with his wife and son. He is best known for his lively illustrations, and has just recently started writing. He is passionate about home-grown British legends, in particular those from his home island of Sark.