Henry VIII and His Wicked Wives by Alan MacDonald


Henry VIII and His Wicked Wives by Alan MacDonald

Readers might already know that king Henry VIII is horribly famous for: \* having a bit of a weight problem \* marrying six unlucky wives \* getting very carried away with his chopping block. But this book will also tell them the facts no other biography is likely to tell them \- that Henry: \* was a handsome hunk and sports star \* accused his second wife of witchcraft \* bricked up his bedroom door at night

About the Author

Alan MacDonald

Alan was born in Watford and went to university in Bangor, North Wales, where he studied English and Drama. He started working life in a travelling theatre company, visiting schools all over the country & writing much of their material. He says it was a useful apprenticeship - if the audience didn't like the play, they talked through it or threw bits of paper at the actors. He very quickly learned what children liked.

A keen football fan, Alan has supported Watford FC since childhood. Many of his stories have a football focus - which he rates as the next best thing to playing for England! He dreamed of becoming a professional footballer, but when he won a pen in a writing competition, his fate was sealed.

Alan has written over eighty children's books, which have been translated into many languages and won several awards. In 2010, Dirty Bertie: Loo! was winner of the Leicestershire Children's Book Prize. Alan also writes for TV, including the hugely popular 'Horrid Henry' on CITV.

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176 pages


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Publication date

4th May 2009



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