FormatPaperback (b Format)
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PublisherBarrington Stoke Ltd
Publication date29th March 2007
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Dick Turpin Legend and Lies
Part of the 'Reality Check S.' Series
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Interest Age 9+ Reading Age 8+. This title is part of the Barrington Stoke Reality Check series - true stories that are stranger than fiction. It's a real page-turner and provides a fascinating insight into one of history's most famous villains. Terry Deary knows just how to grab a reader's attention and as a consequence makes history so much fun. He's a master in his field. Barrington Stoke's mission is to help children enjoy reading by publishing accessible, enjoyable and unpatronising short books for children who are dyslexic, struggling to read, or simply reluctant to sit down with a book. For further information do go to their website www.barringtonstoke.co.uk
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SynopsisDick Turpin Legend and Lies by Terry Deary
Five strangers meet in the crowds to watch Dick Turpin hang. Each has a story to tell about the famous highwayman. He’s been called a liar, a thief, a bully and a murderer – but who is the real Dick Turpin?
About The Author
Terry Deary is the author of over 130 books in the UK and is one of the most successful children’s authors of all time. His Horrible Histories series has sold over 6 million copies in the UK and has been translated into over 40 languages, as well as being adapted into a BAFTA award-winning television series for CBBC. Terry was also voted The Outstanding Non-Fiction Author of the 20th Century (Books for Keeps). Terry lives in Durham
Q+A with Terry Deary
Favourite Hero: Guy Fawkes
Favourite Monster: The Chimera
Your weapon of choice: Machine Gun
Special Secret Power: Invisibility
Favourite Fight scene: Gladiators
Goodie or baddie: Baddie
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