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EDGE: Battle Books: Hastings

Written by Gary Smailes

Illustrated by Ollie Cuthbertson

Part of the EDGE: Battle Books Series

EDGE: Battle Books: Hastings Synopsis

Take up your weapons and prepare to fight your own battle in these all-action, interactive adventures, in which you take part in epic battles from throughout history. It is 1066, and Harold Godwinson has been crowned King of England. A mighty army has journeyed from Normandy, Breton and France to crush Harold's forces at what will become remembered as the Battle of Hastings. You are William the Conqueror, Duke of Normandy and leader of one of the largest invasion forces ever. You must command your army and position your forces to defeat the English, and claim the crown that is rightfully yours...

EDGE: Battle Books: Hastings Press Reviews

This looks awesome. Horrible Histories meets Fighting Fantasy. * Andy Stanton * History does not get any more exciting than this. Terry Deary, author of Horrible Histories. * Terry Deary *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781445101125
Publication date: 10th February 2011
Author: Gary Smailes
Illustrator: Ollie Cuthbertson
Publisher: Franklin Watts Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 128 pages

About Gary Smailes

Gary Smailes (Author) After obtaining an MA in Military History from Liverpool University, Gary spent a number of years as a historical researcher for the Horrible Histories writer Terry Deary and as a freelance researcher and editor. Gary now splits his time between writing and advising new authors on the best route to publication. He works from his home on the Wirral with his novelist wife Caroline Smailes and their three children. Ollie Cuthbertson (Illustrator) I was born in Amman, Jordan and spent some of my childhood in Italy where I learned to draw Volcanoes and stray dogs (a constant ...

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