Bonnie Prince Charlie and All That by Allan Burnett
  

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Bonnie Prince Charlie and All That by Allan Burnett

Bonnie Prince Charlie And All That is a real-life adventure packed with historical facts about Britain's royal rebel. Join the dashing Prince on a dangerous mission to win back his three kingdoms from the horrible Hanoverians. Scramble ashore in the Scottish Highlands and find out how Charlie uses his funny wig and fancy French accent to convince the warlike clans to follow him. Gallop into action as the Prince's fierce Jacobite soldiers skewer his enemies and capture their castles. Find out where things start going wrong - and decide what to do if you were Charlie. Learn how dressing up like a girl helps the Prince avoid being turned into sausages by Butcher Cumberland. Smell the crackling gunpowder as Charlie and his clans charge into a showdown with their foes at the battle of Culloden - and find out what happens after the guns fall silent. Stuffed with superb illustrations, this brilliant book will have you bounding through the heather on an exciting escapade!

About the Author

Allan Burnett is one of Scotland's best-selling authors for young readers. He was born and brought up in the Western Isles and educated at the University of Edinburgh, while working after dark as a ghost tour guide. Allan has written many other books, including Mary, Queen of Scots and All That and Invented in Scotland - Scottish Ingenuity and Inventions through the Ages. He is also the author of World War II: Scottish Tales of Adventure.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
128 pages

Author

Allan Burnett
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Author's Website

allanburnett.com/

Publisher

Birlinn Ltd an imprint of Birlinn General

Publication date

20th September 2006

ISBN

9781841584966


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