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Horribly Famous: Henry VIII and his Wicked Wives Award-winning author/illustrator

by Alan MacDonald (author) and Philip Reeve (illustrator)

Suitable for 8 - 12 years

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Product Description

You may already know that Henry VIII is horribly famous for: having a bit of a weight problem, marrying six unlucky wives, and getting very carried away with his chopping block. But this horribly funny book will also tell you the facts that no other biography will: that Henry was a handsome hunk and sports star who accused his second wife of witchcraft, and bricked up his bedroom door at night.

Product Details

Series

Horribly Famous

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9781407109046

Publisher

Scholastic

Date published

May 4th, 2009

Other details
  • 176 pages
Condition

New

Author/Illustrator

Alan MacDonald

Alan MacDonald lives in Nottingham. He writes both non-fiction and fiction as well as writing for radio and TV. He has a particularly good track record for writing page-turning and accessible historical books.

Philip Reeve

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Philip Reeve was born and raised in Brighton, where he worked in a bookshop for years while also producing and directing a number of no-budget theatre projects.

Philip then began illustrating and has since provided cartoons and jokes for around forty books, including the best-selling Scholastic series Horrible Histories, as well as Murderous Maths and Dead Famous.

He’s been writing stories since he was five, but Mortal Engines was the first to be published. Mortal Engines defies easy categorisation. It is a gripping adventure story set in an inspired fantasy world, where moving cities trawl the globe. A magical and unique read, it immediately caught the attention of readers and reviewers and won several major awards. Three more Hungry Cities novels followed, and Philip’s latest project are the Fever Crumb books, prequels set centuries before the events of Mortal Engines.

Philip has also written Buster Bayliss, a series for younger readers, and stand alone novels including Here Lies Arthur, which won the Carnegie Medal.

Philip lives in Devon with his wife and son and his interests are walking, drawing, writing and reading.

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