Boy King by David Belbin


Boy King by David Belbin

Young Edward VI is crowned king upon the death of his father, Henry VIII - but he is only nine years old. How can he fight his way through the treacherous adult world to claim the sovereignty he is entitled to? This thoroughly researched novel features some of best-known and most intriguing characters in English history - including, of course, King Henry VIII and his many wives. This story presents a balanced view of Edward VI, who is often portrayed as an unpleasant, rather sickly child, whose death was inevitable. Above all, it's a page-turning read not to be missed.

About the Author

A former teacher, David Belbin is best-known for his often-controversial teenage titles For Scholastic's Point Crime and Hodder's Bite list. He is also an established crime writer and anthologist for the adult market, and has written stories for younger children as well. His earlier Flashback title, The Right Moment, was published as part of the World War II Flashbacks series.

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96 pages
Interest Age: From 9 To 11


David Belbin
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Publication date

31st March 2003



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