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  • Published: 1 July 2021
  • ISBN: 9780141994291
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 320

Adventures in Time: The Six Wives of Henry VIII




Journey back to the world of the Tudors, with the second book in an exciting new children's history series

Winter has come; and in a far distant land, a warrior queen is expecting a child...

Step through these pages and into the Tudor court: a dangerous world, where one misstep could cost your life. Through the eyes of Henry VIII's six very different queens, from a brave Spanish princess to a wise English widow, historian Dominic Sandbrook takes us on a thrilling journey through the twists and turns of a dramatic age. For no one is safe from the wheel of fortune: it can take you from a golden throne to the Tower of London...

In the Adventures in Time series, Dominic Sandbrook brings the past alive for twenty-first century children. This unique publishing venture will allow a new generation to discover the thrills and spills of history. These are exhilarating adventures, every bit as exciting as classic children's fiction. The only difference is that they happen to be true.

Publishing July:
1. The Second World War 9780241469774
2. The Six Wives of Henry VIII 9780241469736

Publishing November:
3. Alexander the Great 9780241469743
4. The First World War 9780241469668

  • Published: 1 July 2021
  • ISBN: 9780141994291
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 320

About the author

Dominic Sandbrook

Dominic Sandbrook has been passionate about history ever since he read the Ladybird children's books. As a historian, he has written eight books for adults. He has also presented several BBC television series, covering topics such as time travel, alien invasions, the James Bond films and the Harry Potter stories. His favourite book is The Lord of the Rings. His favourite football team is Wolverhampton Wanderers.

He lives in Oxfordshire with his wife and son, Arthur. It was Arthur who came up with the idea for Adventures in Time, after a family trip to the Imperial War Museum. He now serves as the books' chief battle consultant.

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Praise for Adventures in Time: The Six Wives of Henry VIII

History and fiction meld in a spectacular new series retelling thrilling tales from past eras, all with the benefit of the latest research.

Financial Times

Few plots can rival the real-life dramas played out in the superb Adventures in Time series by the historian Dominic Sandbrook, one of the most exciting new voices in children's non-fiction.

Daily Telegraph

The brio of the accounts sweep children along on the adventure and introduce them to the way in which history shapes our modern world.

Daily Mail Children's Books of the Year 2021

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