Knights and Nightmares by Terry Deary


Knights and Nightmares by Terry Deary

Includes: The Knight of Silk and Steel: Sir Ulrich is a knight errant, wandering the land in a silk dress and blonde wig in honour of his lady love. This is his story. The Knight of Spurs and Spirits: A cruel knight beats and bullies his servants. But one day he goes too far...The Knight of Sticks and Straw: El Cid strikes terror into the enemy forces - but El Cid is dead. How can a dead man inspire his troops in battle? The Knight of Swords and Spooks: Young George Neville is a hostage of Richard III at Bosworth as surety for his father's loyalty. Can George survive when his father betrays the King?

About the Author

Terry Deary

One of the World Book Day 2014 Authors Terry Deary is the author of 249 fiction and non-fiction books published in 36 years and is one of the most successful children’s authors of all time. His Horrible Histories series has sold over 6 million copies in the UK and has been translated into over 40 languages, as well as being adapted into a BAFTA award-winning television series for CBBC. Terry was also voted The Outstanding Non-Fiction Author of the 20th Century (Books for Keeps). He has now turned his attentions to adult fiction and non-fiction and more television and stage work.

He is married to Jenny and they have a daughter Sara who recently had twins, Terry's first grandchildren. He lives in Durham.

Q+A with Terry Deary

Favourite Hero: Guy Fawkes

Favourite Monster: The Chimera

Your weapon of choice: Machine Gun

Special Secret Power: Invisibility

Favourite Fight scene: Gladiators

Goodie or baddie: Baddie

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240 pages


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Publication date

1st October 2013



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