Henry VIII by Richard Brassey


Henry VIII by Richard Brassey

The life of Henry VIII is a wonderful subject for Richard Brassey to interpret through his comic, colourful pictures and funny captions. All the essential information is there, concisely and wittily put. With its small paperback format, its 24 pages packed with pictures, it is lots of fun to read and look at and makes the perfect introduction to one of the most famous characters in British history.


'a miniature masterpiece, rich with facts, sweetened with cartoon style pictures. Independent, 28 July 2003 Brilliant Brits is a fabulous series ... [with] colourful comic strip layout and amusing speech bubbles Times Educational Supplement, 13 June 2003 'a great way to get your kids interested in history'A quirky blend of cartoon strip-style illustration and fascinating facts. Fun Stuff. Sainsbury's Magazine Brassey's colourful, comic-strip layout is easy to read and these attractive little paperbacks convey a surprising amount of information in a very palatable form. Scotsman, 25 October 2003'

About the Author

Richard Brassey is the author and illustrator of a host of colourful and original non-fiction books for children, among them the bestselling Nessie the Loch Ness Monster and The Story of Scotland, which won the TES/Saltire Society Award. He lives in London.

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24 pages
Interest Age: From 5


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Publication date

20th March 2003



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