101 magnificent stories from Britain's history, updated with a brand new story for the new millennium.
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 Essex.
[Geraldine McCaughrean's] one of the best storytellers around - if not the best. 5/5 stars - THE BOOKBAGThis is an inspiring collection ... a very impressive book - THE GOOD BOOK GUIDEThis beautifully illustrated book is a must for any bookshelf. It's packed with fascinating tales from British history, brought to life by award-winning Geraldine McCaughrean. Ghost stories, love stories, stories of war and rebellion, there is a tale for everyone here. A treasure chest to dip into again and again. - TBK MAGAZINEHistory, folklore, myth and propaganda blend in this compendium of stories, which are a manageable length with lively illustrations' - TELEGRAPH MAGAZINEThese stories would read aloud brilliantly. They are the work of an expert storyteller ... Looks good, feels good and is good. - CAROUSEL