Writers and Their Tall Tales by Tracey Turner
  

Synopsis

Writers and Their Tall Tales by Tracey Turner

You've probably heard of a few writers: William Shakespeare and his popular plays; Jane Austen and her love stories; and, Charles Dickens and his big blockbusters. But have you heard that: William Shakespeare got mixed up in a plot against the Queen? Jane Austen nearly became a Bigg-Wither? Charles Dickens had his clothes ripped off by his fans? Yes, even when they're dead writers are still full of surprises - and the eight in this book are more surprising than most. Now you can get the inside story from their secret diaries, flick through Good Day! magazine for some nineteenth-century gossip, and find out all about the writers whose tall tales have changed the world.

About the Author

Tracey Turner has written more than 50 books for children. As well as the Hard Nuts series, she has written the Comic Strip History of the World and other Comic Strip titles, and the Lost series of choose-your-own adventure books. Tracey lives in Bath.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
192 pages
Interest Age: From 8 To 12

Author

Tracey Turner
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Publisher

Scholastic Hippo an imprint of Scholastic

Publication date

17th June 2005

ISBN

9780439982290


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