Description - Ghosts, Rogues and Highwaymen by Geraldine McCaughrean
Stories about Oliver Cromwell, the Moonrakers, the Plague, the Great Fire of London, Glencoe, the South Sea Bubble, Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Battle of Trafalgar, all taken from BRITANNIA: 100 STORIES FROM BRITISH HISTORY. These wonderful stories - each followed by a note explaining the historical facts - are a great read and are illustrated with black-and-white versions of Richard Brassey's exciting illustrations to the original book.
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(198mm x 129mm x 8mm)
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Author Biography - Geraldine McCaughrean
Richard Brassey is the author and illustrator of a host of colourful and original non-fiction books for children, among them the bestselling Nessie the Loch Ness Monster and The Story of Scotland, which won the TES/Saltire Society Award. He lives in Essex. Geraldine McCaughrean's novels and retellings for children have won her the Carnegie Medal, the Guardian Children's Fiction Award, the Whitbread Award and the Beefeater Award. A prolific author who writes for all ages, she lives in Berkshire with her husband and young daughter Ailsa. Richard Brassey is the author and illustrator of a host of colourful and original books for children. He won the TES/Saltire Society Award for THE STORY OF SCOTLAND.