The day Queen Mary Tudor - or 'Bloody Mary', as she's called, because she has anyone who doesn't go to church burned - came to town was the most terrifying day of young Meg's life. Everyone wants to impress Her Majesty, and what better way to show their devotion than by burning a witch themselves. But "the witch", Old Nan is more clever and cunning than the townspeople and in the end, she isn't the one who sparks the ferocious temper of the frightful Queen ...Don't miss www.teary-deary.com - the author's own fantastic website with detailed information about all our books, plus others, about Terry as a writer, as well as extracts, quizzes, games and activities.
This is Book 1 in the Tudor Tales Series. See all Tudor Tales books here.
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Terry Deary is the author of over 300 fiction and non-fiction books, which have been published in 32 languages. His historical fiction for older children Tudor Terror has been praised as 'a marvellous blend of fact and fiction' (School Librarian). His non-fiction has been consistently in the best-seller lists since 1994. His Horrible Histories celebrated tMore about Terry Deary
Karen's first novel for older readers, Raspberries on the Yangtze was short-listed for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize. The first in her series for younger readers, The Crunchbone Castle Chronicles, published by A&C Black, was selected for the Summer Reading Challenge in 2006.More about Helen Flook