King Canute, Lady Godiva, Guy Fawkes, Bonnie Prince Charlie, Grace Darling and other famous names live again in these 101 tragic, comic, stirring tales of adventure, folly and wickedness. Spanning nearly three thousand years, and including stories as up-to-date as Live Aid, the Braer Oil Tanker disaster and the Hadron Collider, each story includes a te on what really happened.
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 family.
Hachette Children's Group
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Pre-school & Early Learning
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Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )