Horribly Famous: Henry VIII and his Wicked Wives
You may already know that Henry VIII is horribly famous for: having a bit of a weight problem, marrying six unlucky wives, and getting very carried away with his chopping block. But this horribly funny book will also tell you the facts that no other biography will: that Henry was a handsome hunk and sports star who accused his second wife of witchcraft, and bricked up his bedroom door at night.
Alan MacDonald lives in Nottingham. He writes both non-fiction and fiction as well as writing for radio and TV. He has a particularly good track record for writing page-turning and accessible historical books.
Alan MacDonald won the Nottingham Children’s Book Award for The Great Brain Robbery in 2004.
Philip Reeve is the award-winning and critically acclaimed author of the Mortal Engines books.
Philip has won many major awards, including the Nestle Smarties and Blue Peter prizes for Mortal Engines, the Guardian prize for A Darkling Plain and the Carnegie medal for Here Lies Arthur.
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