William the Conqueror by Stewart Ross


William the Conqueror by Stewart Ross

This exciting new History series for Key Stage 2 approaches the stories of familiar characters such as Henry VIII and Boudicca from a fresh, new angle. Imagine if you could bring important historical figures back to life and put them on trial, with you, the reader, as the jury. Hear the testimonies of the defendants and witnesses, then go on-line to place your vote: innocent or guilty. With engaging and humorous illustrations by Tim Archbold, these will draw in young readers.

About the Author

Stewart Ross

After several years teaching at a variety of institutions in Britain, the USA, the Middle East and Sri Lanka, Stewart Ross became a full-time writer eleven years ago. With over 175 published titles to his credit, in a remarkably short time he has become one of Britain’s most popular and versatile authors.

Current projects include a third adult novel, five volumes in Hodder's Survivors series of children's historical fiction, more volumes in their Stories From History for young children, several other historical stories and works of non-fiction, a Jubilee revue, and a musical with Paul Englishby (musical director of Captain Corelli's Mandolin'). A frequent lecturer, notably on the QE2, and occasional journalist and broadcaster, Stewart lives near Canterbury with his wife and four children. Each morning escapes domestic hubbub by commuting ten metres to work in a large hut in the garden.

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64 pages


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Publication date

31st July 2010



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