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The Gunpowder Plot A Time for Treason

Written by Ann Turnbull

Illustrated by Akbar (Illustrator) Ali

Part of the National Archives Series

The Gunpowder Plot A Time for Treason Synopsis

November 1605, London Dark alleys linger with the shadows of unknown figures and the air is thick with whispers and plots. What is going on? Two girls follow a mysterious stranger and stumble across a terrifying plot to destroy the House of Lords, taking countless lives along the way. But will anyone listen to them?

The Gunpowder Plot A Time for Treason Press Reviews

With its authentic and richly described historical background...this story takes the reader right inside the exciting events...readers will will find it easy to identify with their adventures and will be caught up in the thrilling events. -- Sarah Brew * Parents in Touch * The atmosphere of the plague-ridden city is expertly captured. * Irish Examiner * I enjoyed this deceptively simple re-telling...The events leading up to the discovery of the Gunpowder Plot are excitingly told. -- Elizabeth Hawksley * Historical Novel Society *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781472908476
Publication date: 11th September 2014
Author: Ann Turnbull
Illustrator: Akbar (Illustrator) Ali
Publisher: A & C Black (Childrens books) an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 96 pages

About Ann Turnbull

Ann Turnbull is a Shropshire based author who has been writing children's books for almost forty years. The author of over thirty successful children's titles and shortlisted for several children's book awards including the Smarties and Carnegie awards over the years, she is a well respected voice in children's and young adult literature with a penchant for historical fiction.

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