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The thief, the fool and the big fat king / Terry Deary ; inside illustrations by Helen Flook.

By: Deary, Terry, 1946- [author.].
Contributor(s): Flook, Helen [illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Deary, Terry, Tudor tales: Edition: Second edition.Description: 64 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9781472939876.Subject(s): Henry VIII, King of England, 1491-1547 -- Children's fiction | Thieves -- Children's fiction | Entertainers -- England -- History -- Children's fictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction.DDC classification: 823.914 Summary: A family of street performers wins a pile of gold when they are summoned to perform for King Henry VIII, but just as quickly they lose it again to save themselves from being hanged.
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Every day, hapless hopefuls - or 'coneys', as the locals call them - come to dirty and dangerous London town, trying to seek their fortunes. Who is waiting for them? Tricksters and conmen, that's who - like young Eleanor's family. Eleanor becomes troubled by her family's cunning and foils their plans to catch a coney. Meanwhile, fearsome King Henry VIII has some rather cruel ideas of justice ... for everyone.<br> Don't miss www.teary-deary.com - the author's own fantastic website, with detailed information about all our books, plus others, about Terry as a writer, as well as extracts, quizzes, games and activities.

Previous edition published: London : A&C Black, 2003.

A family of street performers wins a pile of gold when they are summoned to perform for King Henry VIII, but just as quickly they lose it again to save themselves from being hanged.

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