Mary, Bloody Mary by Carolyn Meyer
  

Mary, Bloody Mary

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Mary, Bloody Mary by Carolyn Meyer

Blood is thicker than water - unless the King decrees othewise. A compelling first-person narration of childhood, as told by Henry VIII's daughter, Mary Tudor. History remembers her only as Bloody Mary because of the brutality of her reign, but this compelling recreation of her childhood brings alive the contradictions and conflicts and true danger of being the daughter of a 'divorced' queen as her father falls under the spell of the witch Anne Boleyn and why such an apparently privileged little girl could grow up to be such a monster. Published by Harcourt Brace in USA 1999, it has been widely reviewed and acclaimed; was an ALA Notable Book, and among the ALA 10 Notable Books of that year.

Reviews

Meyer writes powerfully and sympathetically, mixing the grim details of life in the 1500s with glamorous, fascinating descriptions of life in the court of Henry VIII. Booklist Engrossing emotional intensity. Kirkus, starred review [A] riveting slice of fictional royal history. Publishers Weekly This interesting and well-researched fictional biography brings a bit of history vividly and compellingly to life. VOYA

About the Author

Carolyn Meyer lives and works in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. She is the bestselling author of many works of historical fiction.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
240 pages
Interest Age: From 10 To 14

Author

Carolyn Meyer
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Author's Website

www.readcarolyn.com

Publisher

HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
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Publication date

1st September 2003

ISBN

9780007150298


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